Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berliner Philharmonic during the 2008 edition of the Europakonzert, held in the renowned hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. The first edition of the Europakonzert was in 1991, and since then, the founding of the Berlin Philharmonic on 1 May in 1882 is an...
The Royal Ballet Flanders performs Ravel, a programme which remains a source of inspiration for many choreographers. Cherkaoui and rising talent Verbruggen take their vision of Ravel's music to the stage with the Ballet Flanders.
In this 2018 concert, the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra is lead by Canadian conductor and pianist Yannick Nézet-Séguin in a performance of Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony No. 4 in C minor, Op. 43. Born in 1975 in Montréal, Québec, the charismatic young musician was awarded the role of the 11th ...
Verdi's 1849 opera `Luisa Miller' opens the door to the realism.
From Coventry Cathedral: The War Requiem, Op. 66 by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976). Erin Wall (soprano), Mark Padmore (tenor), Hanno Müller-Brachmann (baritone), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
The Boy with the Wig: Kids on Mozart explores children's fascination with the composer. The 30-minute film features boys and girls aged between eight and eleven recounting his life through humour and serious interpretations of Mozart's biography.
One of the most famous Austrian composers of the classical period is Joseph Haydn. During his career he composed over 100 symphonies which gave him the title `Father of the Symphony', but he has also been a key figure in developing chamber music.