Browse: Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
This page lists all recordings of Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-93).
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko
Alive and articulate, these three performances remind us that it’s just as possible to be stunned by an original interpretation of a familiar symphony (the Fifth) as it is to be refreshed by... — More…
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons
[Jansons's] concern with clean, lean but intense articulation is just what is needed...[He] pays a lot of attention to structure, and only puts on the brakes or accelerates where Tchaikovsky... — More…
Recorded live at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on 19 March and 4 May 2011
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski
I especially enjoy the finale [of the Fifth], which is taut and bracing; occasional stinging accents provide scintillating moments amid propulsive energy and momentum. On the whole, however,... — More…
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), Pilar Lorengar, Stuart Burrows, Martti Talvela, René Kollo (tenor), Yvonne Minton (mezzo), Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Bernd Weikl (baritone), Hildegard Behrens, Peter Hofmann, Hans Sotin, Theo Adam, Isobel Buchanan, Mira Zakai, Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Kenneth Riegel,...
Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, Gustavo Dudamel
A sinewy, uninhibited Tchaikovsky Fifth – you'd expect nothing less from this source. Dudamel and his young players feed on one another; the exchange of energy is extraordinary. Tchaikovsky's... — More…
London Symphony Orchestra & Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati
An absolutely irrepressible version of the little Russian, this hugely stimulating partnership was captured at the very peak of its artistic prowess in this recording, and it still sounds astonishingly... — More…
New York Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein