Valery Gergiev & Wiener Philharmoniker – Sommernachtskonzert 2018 / Summer Night Concert 2018 (2018) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Valery Gergiev & Wiener Philharmoniker – Sommernachtskonzert 2018 / Summer Night Concert 2018 (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 01:07:50 minutes | 1,26 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Booklet, Front Cover | © Sony Classical

With this open air concert in Schönbrunn, the Vienna Philharmonic wishes to provide all Viennese, as well as visitors to the city, with a special musical experience in the impressive setting of Schönbrunn Palace and its beautiful baroque gardens, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Since 2008 the Vienna Philharmonic have provided an outstanding experience for all visitors. In the recent years the orchestra has been conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, Valery Gergiev, Franz Welser-Möst, Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach and Zubin Mehta. Among the previous guest solists: Renée Fleming, Lang Lang, Rudolf Buchbinder, Katia and Marielle Labèque. This year Valery Gergiev returns to conducts the Summer Night Concert and is joined by star Soprano Anna Netrebko in what promises to be one of the most popular concerts this year. The theme for this year is An Italian Night. The evening’s repertoire is an attractive combination of extremely popular works for orchestra including the William Tell Overture, the March from the opera Aida and the Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana, as well as famous Soprano arias like Vissi d’arte,vissi d‘amore from the Opera Tosca.

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Munchner Philharmoniker & Valery Gergiev – Mahler: Symphony No. 8 (Live) (2020) [Official Digital Download 24bit/48kHz]

Münchner Philharmoniker & Valery Gergiev – Mahler: Symphony No. 8 (Live) (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/48 kHz | Time – 01:12:26 minutes | 722 MB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | © MUNCHNER PHILHARMONIKER GBR

Hardly any other concert marks the city of Munich’s musical history as strikingly as the premiere of Gustav Mahler’s 8th symphony, the Symphony of a Thousand, which struck real waves of enthusiasm within the city’s cultural scene, and beyond. It marked a memorable triumph for the composer, whose works had regularly been performed in Munich since 1896. Mahler felt his art form was understood by the people of Munich.

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Behzod Abduraimov, Concertgebouworkest, Valery Gergiev – Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3 (2020) [Official Digital Download 24bit/48kHz]

Behzod Abduraimov, Concertgebouworkest, Valery Gergiev – Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3 (2020)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/48 kHz | Time – 45:31 minutes | 409 MB | Genre: Classical
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | © Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Serge Rachmaninoff himself played his Third Piano Concerto in 1911 in the Netherlands with the Concertgebouworkest and Willem Mengelberg. He noted at the time: “The musicians thought it was beautiful, but the audience and the critics did not.” In the end, pianist Vladimir Horowitz was able to inspire the audience for the work, and today ‘Rach 3’ is considered to be one of the warhorses in the repertoire. With this notoriously difficult concerto the young Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov made his dazzling Concertgebouworkest debut under the direction of Valery Gergiev.

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Valery Gergiev, Daniil Trifonov – Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 (2012) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Valery Gergiev, Daniil Trifonov – Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 01:10:20 minutes | 1,32 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | © Mariinsky

Daniil Trifonov, winner of the XIVth International Tchaikovsky Competition, is probably the world’s most exciting young pianist. On his first Mariinsky recording he joins Valery Gergiev for a scintillating performance of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No 1. Daniil also presents a selection of recital repertoire including music by Tchaikovsky, Chopin and Liszt transcriptions of Schubert and Schumann.

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Valery Gergiev – Prokofiev: Symphonies 4, 6 & 7 & Piano Concertos 4 & 5 (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Valery Gergiev – Prokofiev: Symphonies 4, 6 & 7 & Piano Concertos 4 & 5 (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 02:38:05 minutes | 1,51 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Digital Booklet, Front Cover | © Mariinsky

This major release launches the Mariinsky label’s projects to honour the 125th anniversary of Prokofiev’s birth. A long-time champion of the music of Prokofiev, Valery Gergiev conducts Symphonies Nos 4, 6 & 7, coupled with Piano Concertos Nos 4 and 5. The result is a 2-SACD set programmed to showcase some of Prokofiev’s finest works written before and after the Second World War.

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