In 1722, when Johann Sebastian Bach lived in Köthen, Germany, he published a book of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys. This collection became known as `The Well-Tempered Clavier', Book One, BWV 846-869.
A celebration on St Patricks day.
Between March and May 2020, Schinkel Pavillon Berlin opened its unexpectedly vacated exhibition space for a concert series in isolation. As part of this series, Israeli pianist Iddo Bar-Shaï performs several excerpts from François Couperin.
Frank Scheffer presents an intimate portrait of John Cage, one of the 20th century's best composers. From 1982 to 1992, Scheffer worked with Cage on numerous occasions, which resulted in unique archives of historical audio-visual material.
The 2017 Prague Spring festival is brought to a powerful close as Krzysztof Penderecki conducts the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and Slovak Philharmonic Choir in a performance of his monumental seventh symphony Seven Gates of Jerusalem. This work bears witness to an introspective thought about...
After a successful inaugural recital in 2016, pianist Misha Fomin returns to the stage in the intimate hall of the Concertgebouw Amsterdam on November 11, 2017.
From 28 August to 6 September 2015, the Early Music Festival Utrecht focused on `England, My England'. On the basis of the festival theme, presenter Lex Bohlmeijer takes the viewer in a two-part journey through England.
Pietro Tagliaferri (clarinet) and Francesco Attesti (piano) play a suite with film music (C'era una volta il West - Mission - Nuovo Cinema Paradiso) by Italian film composer Ennio Morricone.
Andreas Spering conducts Philharmonie Zuidnederland in a performance of Overture Rosamunde (D. 644), by Franz Schubert (1797-1828).
Soviet-born conductor Semyon Bychkov leads the Czech Philharmonic and London Voices in a concert recorded at the Rudolfinum, Dvořák Hall, Prague in October 2018.
For over two decades, the Berlin Philharmonic has celebrated its creation on 1 May with the annual Europakonzert, which in 2010 was held in Oxford. Daniel Barenboim conducts a program including Johannes Brahms' `Symphony No. 1'.
A joyous mixture of secular and sacred music, combined with readings from St Patrick's own words. The breathtaking music comes from sites of spiritual and historical importance, including his first church and grave.
Between March and May 2020, Schinkel Pavillon Berlin opened its unexpectedly vacated exhibition space for a concert series in isolation. Cellist Gabriel Schwabe and pianist Nicholas Rimmer perform Franz Schubert's `Arpeggione Sonata', and more.
Barbara Hannigan conducts the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in a concert recorded at the Lucerne Festival of 2014. There are pianists who also conduct, and concert masters who lead their orchestra from the violin desk, but.
Documentary following the 12 cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, which has been a staple of the international musical universe since 1972. Whether playing classical, jazz, tango or avant-garde music, they invariably captivate audiences.
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Czech Philharmonic in this concert program featuring works by Antonín Dvořák and Gustav Mahler, recorded at the Rudolfinum, Dvořák Hall, Prague on March 1, 2019.
Fabio Luisi conducts the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in a performance of two great works. Paganini's Violin Concerto No. 1. is paired with Brahms' dramatic symphonic debut, Symphony No.1.
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Solti plays the Romanian Folk Dances by Béla Bartók.
Musical director Emiliano Gonzalez Toro leads Ensemble I Gemelli in this 2021 performance of Claudio Monteverdi's late-Renaissance opera L'Orfeo at the Théâtre Graslin in Nantes, France.
In this edition from 2018, the Veerhavenconcert offers an accessible program with operatic works by Verdi, Ponchielli, and Puccini. Maxim Emelyanchec leads the Dutch Philharmonic Orchestra and the Toonkunst Amsterdam choir.
Introducing Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla, an extraordinary conductor who ranks highly amongst today's shooting stars of the classical music scene. At the age of only 30, the Lithuanian was unanimously selected by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra to be their musical director, succeeding Andris Ne...
The Berliner Philharmoniker, Daniel Barenboim and Claudio Abbado star at the Europakonzert 1994 in Meiningen, Germany, performing Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 and Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 2. Popularly known as the Emperor Concerto and composed in Vienna between 1809 and 1811, ...
Soprano Jacquelyn Wagner and pianist Zlata Chochieva performed live at Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin on May 8, 2020. On the program are Richard Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder, WWV 91 and Elegy for piano..