One of the first Christmas carols ever written is `Salvatoris Hodie', which opens First Snow: the Christmas concert by the Brussels Philharmonic. Also featuring is a performance of two contemporary melodies penned by conductor Bo Holten.
A prelude to the Utrecht Early Music Festival 2018; over three concerts, the Huelgas Ensemble sings an entire alphabet of Burgundian composers, one for every letter.
Peter Dugan accompanies baritone John Brancy (USA, 1988) during the finals of the Art Song competition of the Concours musical international de Montréal of 2018 (CMIM).
Every year, the European Concert is hosted by the Berlin Philharmonic in a famous concert hall or on a special location. The 1993 concert was performed at the magnificent Royal Albert Hall in London, which the Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink starts with Tchaikovsky's `Fantasy Overture' from Roméo...
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 ...
The ensemble YES Camerata (Young European String Camerata) and violinist William Hagen perform The Red Priest and the Tanguero at the Academiezaal in the Belgian city of Sint-Truiden in 2017.
In 1791, with his life cruelly and rapidly ending, Mozart once again turned to the compositional style which reflected his personality, the concerto for piano and orchestra. His last piano concerto, which turned out to be an uplifting composition, regales its audience with a lyrical children's so...
In this splendid 2013 concert from the Church of Verbier, Switzerland, Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos and Chinese pianist Yuja Wang join forces to interpret three sonatas by Johannes Brahms. Leonidas Kavakos rose to fame in 1985, when he became the youngest musician to ever win the first price ...
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.
Christoph Eschenbach conducts the Orchestre de Paris in a performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 9.
Gustav Mahler's third symphony is performed in a 1992 concert by the Berliner Philharmoniker and Bernard Haitink.
Juxtaposing Josquin's Missa Hercules Dux Ferrariae with music by Morales and Guerrero.
For over two decades, the Berlin Philharmonic has celebrated its creation on May 1 with the annual Europakonzert, which in 2010 was held in Oxford. Led by Daniel Barenboim, the orchestra and the young American cellist Alisa Weilerstein, who has attracted widespread attention for her passionate ye...
Stefan Soltesz conducts the Münchner Philharmoniker in a performance of Arrigo Boito's Mefistofele. The only finished and preserved opera by Boito is based on Goethe's Faust and premiered at La Scala, Milan in 1868.
Andreas Spering conducts Philharmonie Zuidnederland in a performance of Overture Rosamunde (D. 644), by Franz Schubert (1797-1828).
Verdi's 1849 opera `Luisa Miller' opens the door to the realism.
The Easter Festival is an internationally renowned event among classical music lovers, traditionally opened in Moscow on Easter Sunday.
This episode covers one of Mozart's childhood visit to the British capital (1764-1765), where he and his family were idolized by the royal court and encountered some of the foremost musicians of that time.
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.