Sony Classical releases The Art of Midori
On 5 February 2016 Sony Classical released The Art of Midori, a 10-CD set containing some of Midori’s most important recordings for the label.
In addition to concerto recordings with the New York Philharmonic and Zubin Mehta, the Berlin Philharmonic and Claudio Abbado, the NDR Symphony Orchestra and Christoph Eschenbach and the Berlin Philharmonic and Mariss Jansons, the set contains recordings with Midori’s longtime piano partner Robert McDonald, including their debut recording Live at Carnegie Hall and their popular recital album Encore! All the CDs feature the original cover artwork.
CD 1 Paganini: 24 Caprices for Solo Violin, Op. 1
CD 2 Dvořák: Violin Concerto, Romance, Carnival Overture with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
CD 3 Live at Carnegie Hall: Beethoven, Strauss, Chopin, Ernst, Debussy, Ravel with Robert McDonald
CD 4 Encore: Kreisler, Paganini, Fauré, Tchaikovsky, Sarasate with Robert McDonald
CD 5 Sibelius: Violin Concerto; Bruch: Scottish Fantasy with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
CD 6 Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado
CD 7 Bach: Unaccompanied Sonata No. 2; Bartók: Sonata No. 1 with Robert McDonald
CD 8 Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante, Concerto for Violin & Piano with the NDR Sinfonieorchester, Christoph Eschenbach
CD 9 French Violin Sonatas: Debussy, Poulenc, Saint-Saëns with Robert McDonald
CD 10 Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto; Bruch: Violin Concerto with the Berliner Philharmoniker, Mariss Jansons
The Art of Midori can be purchased here