Suggested Classical Musicians & Composers

Oscar-nominated animated film about the music of Erik Satie:

Mitsuko Uchida plays Mozart’s Piano Sonata in D Major K. 576:

 

“Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten” – Arvo Pärt

 

Performed by Jürgen Kruse (Piano) and Benjamin Hudson (viola). Suggested by Linda Hess:

“Salve Regina” by Arvo Pärt. Performed by The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir. Conducted by Paul Hillier.

 

A documentary suggested by Neal Rosen:

 

 

Had the great thrill of hearing this phenomenal pianist play solo in Vienna on June 13, 2018, when he just turned 16:

 

Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” from the film “Copying Beethoven.”  The female copyist who is helping Beethoven conduct here is a fictional character:

Slovenian pianist was protegee of Artur Rubinstein:

“Lo How a Rose Ere Blooming” by Michael Praetorius (1571 – 1621) and sung by men’s choral group Chanticleer:

“This is My Song” a hymn from Sibelius’ “Finlandia” with words by Lloyd Stone: