José Luis Gomez, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Beethoven: Violin Concerto
R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra
- Music from the hit science fiction film 2001: A Space Odyssey on its 50th anniversary.
- The film is particularly remembered for the use of Richard Strauss’ tone poem Thus Spake Zarathustra, also recorded as a jazz-funk version that became a top five, Grammy® winning hit for Brazilian artist Deodato.
- Beethoven’s Violin Concerto is one of the best known and important works of the repertoire.
- Violin superstar, Anne Akiko Meyers, is one of the most in-demand violinists in the world and was the top-selling classical instrumentalist of 2014 on Billboard’s traditional classical charts.