Olena Tokar (soprano) and Igor Grishin (piano) perform a lieder and piano program, recorded at Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin on March 30, 2020. The program opens with five songs by Pauline Viardot: 'Two Roses', 'On Georgia's Hills', 'Evening Song'.
Venezuelan-born pianist Gabriela Montero has been called the `Queen of Improvisation.' Her visionary interpretations and unique improvisational gifts have won her a rapidly expanding and global acclaim.
French pianist Anne Queffélec performs Ludwig van Beethoven's `Piano Sonata No 1' in F minor, Op 2/1, `Piano Sonata No 14' in C-sharp minor, marked Quasi una fantasia, Op 27, No 2 and `Piano Sonata No 32' in C minor, Op 11.
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, baritone Roman Trekel and pianist Francesco Piemontesi perform a chamber music program.
An audio-visual concert guide to Bela Bartok's `Concerto for Orchestra'.
On 14 November 1987, conductor Simon Rattle made his Berlin Philharmonic debut with Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 6. In retrospect Rattle says that he felt like he was finding his voice that day. Mahler's multifaceted work is now again on the program when Sir Simon appears for the last time as chi...
German violinist Veronika Eberle and Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi meet in a concert program featuring works by Mozart and Schubert, recorded at Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin.
Taking the viewer on a journey through the life and work of the Brazilian classical music legend, Heitor Villa-Lobos. The composer, conductor, cellist, and classical guitarist was born in Rio de Janeiro, growing up in a time of social change.
The Quarteto Radamés Gnattali performs Heitor Villa-Lobos' String Quartet No 14. The quartet, existing of Carla Rincón, Francisco Roa, Fernando Thebaldi, and Hugo Pilger, was founded in 2006.
Marin Alsop conducts the Britten-Pears Orchestra in a performance of Maurice Ravel's 'Ma mère l'Oye' (Mother Goose). This performance took place at Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape Bridge in the UK in 2017. This five-part orchestral suite was originally as a piano duet in 1910, but the composer...
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...
Beethoven's Symphony no 9 is interpreted by the Berlin Philharmonic under former chief conductor Claudio Abbado at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, in 2001. The recording features interpretations that are the fruit of decades of Claudio Abbado's involvement with Beethoven.
Tabea Zimmermann (viola) and Francesco Piemontesi (piano) performed live at Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin on April 17, 2020. On the program are Robert Schumann's Phantasiestücke for clarinet and piano, Op. 73.
Between March and May 2020, Schinkel Pavillon Berlin opened its unexpectedly vacated exhibition space for a concert series in isolation titled Concerts in Quarantine. As part of the series, pianist Severin von Eckardstein performs.
Chinese pianist Lang Lang performs some of the greatest works in the piano repertoire at Berghain in Berlin in 2010. The concert program includes the first movement of Piano Sonata No 23, opus 57, called Beethoven's Appassionata.
In this concert from the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall of Moscow, two Russian soloists join forces. Violinist Vadim Repin, together with pianist Nikolay Lugansky, perform Ravel's Sonata No 2.
The programme is introduced with a short documentation about Schönberg's Pelleas et Melisande, based on a text by Claudio Abbado. Every musical theme relates to a special colour appearing on screen.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), one of Mozart's five great repertoire operas, was a great success during Mozart's lifetime and to this day has not lost any of its magic.
Mozart left his Singspiel Zaide unfinished, but its wonderful music is most definitely still worth performing. And which director is better suited to staging this tale of slavery and love than Peter Sellars, who is famous for the tremendous passion with which he confronts political and intercultu...
Evgeny Kissin enchants with a magnificent piano recital of works by Chopin, Schumann and Debussy at the 25th anniversary edition of the Swiss Verbier Festival in 2018. The Russian pianist's recitals are always a highlight of the Verbier festival. Always played to a full house, they are anticipate...
The invention of the film camera and television has allowed audiences to experience the artistic intimacy beyond that of beautiful dancing. Exploring how twentieth-century modern media influenced the development of dance, and vice versa.
Europa-Konzert 2007 took place in Berlin, on the 125th Anniversary of the Berliner Philharmoniker.
Russian bass Mikhail Golovushkin performs `Lyubvi vse vozrasty pokorny' from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's opera `Eugene Onegin', and `Che mai vegg'io! … Infelice! e tuo credevi' from Verdi's `Ernani'.