Vasily Petrenko is a Russian-British conductor and currently chief conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Tag: 19th century composers
If you are unfamiliar with this delightful opera, just listen to the overture and you will most probably realize that you are, in fact, quite familiar with it after all.
This is a first on our site: a female conductor!
Weber had a significant impact on composers of the Romantic period, particularly in Germany.
Schubert’s uncommon gifts for music were evident from an early age, which was just as well because he died quite early at age 31.
Performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jean-Yves Ossonce.
Just in case you missed it: Mercury will be in retrograde from November 1st to November 21st. Keep your temper in check, listen to classical music, and reflect!
Too hard to choose one: Enjoy four hours of this Finnish composer of the Romantic era.
Wanhall’s music was well respected by Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven.
In the summer of 1868, Grieg wrote his Piano Concerto in A minor while on holiday in Denmark.