Building a Collection: Works 1 – 10

Work 1: Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18

Vladimir Ashkenazy (pianist), Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin (conductor).

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Work 2: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C major, Op. 62

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Carlos Kleiber (conductor).

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Work 3: Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ‘Moonlight’

Stephen Kovacevich (piano).

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Work 4: Elgar’s Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

Jacqueline du Pré (cello), London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli (conductor).

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Work 5: Puccini’s La Bohème

Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti (soloists), Berliner Philharmoniker (orchestra), Herbert von Karajan (conductor).

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Work 6: Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A major, D667 ‘The Trout’

Renaud Capuçon (violin), Gautier Capuçon (cello), Gérard Caussé (viola), Aloïs Posch (double bass) & Frank Braley (piano).

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Work 7: Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, Op. 71

Mariinsky Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (conductor)

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Work 8: Bach’s Mass in B minor, BWV232

Maria Keohane (soprano), Joanne Lunn (soprano), Alex Potter (countertenor), Jan Kobow (tenor), Peter Harvey (bass), Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen (conductor)

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Work 9: Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26

Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

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Work 10: Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A major, K622

Jack Brymer (clarinet), London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

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