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Claudio Abbado, Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra & Anna Prohaska

Anna Prohaska 85. Geburtstag Pierre Boulez Hommage

In 2010, the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela was orchestra in residence at the Lucerne Festival at Easter. Under the baton of their strong supporter Claudio Abbado, the orchestra once again reached out to the audience on the opening concert, spreading its lively enthusiasm on a highest musical level for which it is famous and loved for.

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Fryderyk Chopin – The Piano Concertos: E. Kissin & N. Demidenko

Kissin Demidenko The Piano Concertos Chopin

The unique recording of Chopin’s Piano Concertos featuring Evgeny Kissin and Nikolai Demidenko marked Frédéric Chopin’s 200th anniversary. The Russian star pianists were accompanied by the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Antoni Wit. The internationally celebrated concert event recorded live at the National Philharmonic Hall, Warsaw, presents Nikolai Demidenko with a marvelous performance of Chopin’s Concerto No. 1 and Evgeny Kissin with a most thrilling interpretation of Concerto No. 2. more

Daniel Barenboim – The Warsaw Recital

Daniel Barenboim - The Warsaw Recital Warschau

Chopin Year 2010 coincided with the 60th anniversary of Daniel Barenboim’s stage début, and as a pianist he had decided to devote this year to the great Romantic master of the keyboard. Fryderyc Chopin was born on 1 March 1810 in a small village near Warsaw, and on the eve of the 200th anniversary of this date Barenboim gave this wildly acclaimed Warsaw recital as part of an extensive European tour. more