Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

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Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893 : Russia) Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 4534962

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893 : Russia) Conductor: Charles Dutoit Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra Record label: DECCA Catalogue ID: 4664192

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893 : Russia) Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel Ensemble: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela Record label: Deutsche Grammophon Catalogue ID: 477 9355

Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky Conductor: Andre Previn Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra Record label: EMI Classics Catalogue ID: 9676842

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Gettin Jiggy Wit It + Swan Lake

Tchaikovsky meets Will Smith in this unbelievable mash-up

Giorgia Bertazzi

Watch an amazing performance of Grieg’s Piano Concerto – live from Liverpool Philharmonic Hall!

tchaikovsky marble run

An epic marble run PERFECTLY synced up with Tchaikovsky

Alexandra Dariescu The Nutcracker and I

Watch: The Nutcracker performed by a pianist, a ballet dancer… and digital animation

Bassoon squeaky chair duet

This duet for bassoon and squeaky chair is just hilarious

Mozart vs Tchaikovsky quiz

Quiz: Are you more like Mozart or Tchaikovsky?

Dmitri Hvorostovsky

This performance shows exactly why Dmitri Hvorostovsky was one of the all-time greats