Franz Liszt ( 22 October 1811 – 31 July 1886) was a German-speaking Austro-Hungarian composer, musician and pianist of the Romantic era.
Liszt gained renown in Europe during the early nineteenth century for his virtuoso skill as a pianist. He was a friend, musical promoter and benefactor to many composers of his time, including Frédéric Chopin, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Richard Wagner, Hector Berlioz, Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, Camille Saint-Saëns, Edvard Grieg, Ole Bull, Joachim Raff, Mikhail Glinka, and Alexander Borodin.
W,A Mozart: Symphony No. 35 'Haffner'; Schumann: Piano Concerto; Liszt (2017)
Under the baton of Gábor Takács-Nagy, the Verbier Festival Orchestra performs W.A. Mozart's "Haffner" Symphony no. 35 in D major (K. 385) and F. Mendelssohn's op. 56 "Scottish" Symphony no. 3 in A minor. Pianist Mikhail Pletnev performs F. Liszt's Liebestraum. They join to perform R. Schumann's o...
Ashton Triple (The Dream; Symphonic Variations; Marguerite and Armand) (2017)
Ashton Triple (The Dream; Symphonic Variations; Marguerite and Armand) by F. Mendelssohn, C. Franck, F. Liszt, from The Royal Ballet, performed at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 2017. Conductor Emmanuel Plasson, starring Steven McRae, Roberto Bolle, Marianela Nuñez, Yuhui Choe, Vadim Muntagiro...