The Messiah (HWV 56) by Georg Frederich Handel, also known as A New Sacred Oratorio, tells the life and suffering of Christ: a story of passion, fire, and sacrifice. This is one of Handel's best-known works, which took only three weeks to compose.
Gustavo Dudamel conducts mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca and the Berliner Philharmoniker Orchestra in a performance of classics by Hector Berlioz, Camille Saint-Saens, Georges Bizet and Manuel de Falla.
The Valerius Ensemble, consisting of Robert Windak (violin), Michael Rein (violin), Eva Šušlíková (viola), Judith Chapman (cello) and Ingo Lylofs (piano) played a concert in Muziekcentrum Enschede on April 15, 2018.
Conrad van Alphen conducts Sinfonia Rotterdam in a performance of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385, recorded at the Nieuwe Kerk, The Hague, in 2020.
Considered by Bruckner as the artistic climax of his career, the Symphony No 8 followed in the wake of the triumphs celebrated by his 7th Symphony and Te Deum. However, the conductor put aside the original version of the work - which Franz Welser-Möst conducts here - when his friend the conductor...
Gidon Kremer's return to J S Bach's partitas. In this recording from 2006, Kremer once again takes on the greatest challenge for any violinist: Bach's magnificent Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin (BWV 1001-1006).
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Solti plays the Romanian Folk Dances by Béla Bartók.
Soviet-born conductor Semyon Bychkov leads the Czech Philharmonic in a concert programme dedicated to Czech composers, recorded at the Rudolfinum, Dvořák Hall, Prague in 2018.
Russian violinist, conductor and composer Aleksey Igudesman and British-Korean pianist and composer Hyung-ki Joo started their dynamic duo in 2004, when they created their show `A Little Nightmare Music', a humorous take on Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.
Simon Rattle conducts as the Berlin Philharmonic perform Rachmaninoff's `Symphony No. 2, Op. 27'.
Finnish conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducts the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Sergei Prokofiev's Symphony No 5 in B-flat major, O. 100, with Japanese violin soloist Fumiaki Miura.
The Young Euro Classic festival stays true to its mission to introduce new ideas, new works and new faces to Berlin audiences and to audiences worldwide. Everything is equally fit to arouse curiosity: a multitude of world and German premieres, large-format orchestral works by Richard Strauss, jaz...
Between March and May 2020, Schinkel Pavillon Berlin opened its vacated exhibition space for a concert series in isolation titled Concerts in Quarantine. As part of the series, pianist Severin von Eckardstein performs Claude Debussy and more.
The Vienna Philharmonic performs `Symphony No 7' in A major, op 92 by Ludwig van Beethoven under the direction of Leonard Bernstein. This 1979 concert was filmed in the great hall of Vienna's legendary Musikverein.
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, D 821'.
This is a review of what television brought to musical life over the years, from formats such as "Last Night of the Proms" or the New Year's Concert to building priceless archives with Stravinsky conducting his own Firebird.
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.
Pietro Spagnoli and Tom Randle present Haydn's most successful opera at the Berlin Staatsoper.
Salon Romantique à Venise salutes the work of the Palazzetto Bru Zane foundation which aims to contribute to the rediscovery of a neglected part of the French musical heritage running from Louis XVI to WWI.
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 Lucerne Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Neeme Järvi presents the world premiere of Rodion Shchedrin's Double concerto for cello, piano and orchestra. Soloists are Martha Argerich (piano) and Mischa Maisky (cello).
Patrick Debrabandere conducts the Vox Mago chamber choir in a performance of Christoph Graupner's (1683-1760) cantata Magnificat anima mea.