Maurizio Pollini and the Lucerne Festival play under the baton of maestro Claudio Abbado. At the yearly Lucerne Festival in Switzerland they perform the beautiful Piano Concerto No 4 by Ludwig van Beethoven. This Piano Concerto was composed between 1805 and 1806 and Beethoven himself played the s...
French conductor Hervé Niquet leads the ensemble Le Concert Spirituel, which he founded in 1987, for a concert at the medieval Basilique Saint-Sauveur on the stage of the fifteenth edition of Festival de Rocamadour.
Francesco Granata performs works by Bach, Ravel, and Agosti during the semi-finals of the 2021 piano edition of the Concours Musical International de Montréal.
Follows the participants of the 11th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition, held in TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, in 2017. The competition actively presents, develops, and promotes piano talents from around the world. In doing so, it has become one of the prominent gateways to the internationa...
Fabio Luisi conducts the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in this powerful performance taken from the 150th Anniversary celebrations of Denmark's national composer, Carl Nielsen.
In a 2019 performance from the Muziekgebouw in Eindhoven, Hartmut Haenchen conducts the philharmonie zuidnederland for this performance of Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 7. The German-born conductor, who became a Dutch citizen through naturalisation, was chief conductor at the Dutch National Opera...
German baritone Dietrich Henschel and pianist Arno Waschk bundle their forces in a Lieder program featuring compositions by Hugo Wolf, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Franz Liszt, recorded at Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin on April 10, 2020.
A look at the Legacy of Farinelli' and following the history of castrato in choral music: male singers who were castrated at a young age in order to preserve their high vocal range.
Quarteto Radamés Gnattali performs Heitor Villa-Lobos's String Quartet No 12 at the Palácio das Laranjeiras in Rio de Janiero, Brasil. The ensemble was founded in 2006 and consists of Carla Rincón and Francisco Roa.
The Russian National Orchestra and the Moscow Synodal Choir are led by Mikhail Pletnev at a concert from the ninth Russian National Orchestra Grand Festival. The orchestra opens with a performance of Maurice Ravel's music suite to`Daphnis and Chloe'.
Andris Nelsons starts off his official opening concert as principal conductor of the Gewandhausorchester with the world premiere of Steffen Schleiermacher's `Relief for Orchestra'. Baiba Skride features as soloist in Alban Berg's Violin Concerto.
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 prize-winning ice dance ensemble the Imperial Ice Stars consists of 26 ice skaters who participated in various national, European and world championships, as well as the Olympic Games.
Clarinettist Sharon Kam, soprano Jacquelyn Wagner and pianist Matan Porat bundle their forces in this recital from Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin on May 11, 2020.
The Zadig Trio was born when two childhood friends from France, Boris Borgolotto, and Marc Girard Garcia, joined musical forces with American Ian Barber. Today, they have received several international prizes at international competitions in France, Italy, Austria and USA. In this 2017 concert fr...
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.
Asagi Nakata (1995, Japan) performs La notte (S377a) and Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12, (S379a) during semi-final II (chamber music) of the 11th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition, held in TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, in 2017.
Fabio Luisi conducts the Danish National Symphony Orchestra in this powerful performance taken from the 150th Anniversary celebrations of Denmark's national composer, Carl Nielsen. Alongside Nielsen's inscrutably ironic Symphony No. 6, this performance features world-renowned French pianist Lise ...
Greek conductor Teodor Currentzis leads his ensemble MusicAeterna alongside Austrian-Moldovan violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja in a performance showcasing young, accomplished and energetic musicians. For this concert, they went searching for a new definition of the meaning of the word beauty. Th...
Performers include clarinettist Sharon Kam, soprano Jacquelyn Wagner and pianist Matan Porat who bundle their forces in this recital from Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin on 11 May 2020.
From the Teatro Filarmonico di Verona: Don Pasquale by Donizetti. Conductor: Omer Meir Wellber.
Bernard Haitink conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in a rendition of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 4 in the Schauspielhaus in Berlin, in 1992. Soloist is soprano Sylvia McNair.
Olivier Latry, current holder of the Great Organ of Notre Dame, plays Pierre Cochereau's Boléro, Louis Vierne's Carillon of Westminster and Scherzo.
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.
Patrick Debrabandere conducts the Vox Mago chamber choir in a performance of Christoph Graupner's (1683-1760) cantata Magnificat anima mea.
Roberto Prosseda performs Mozart's Piano Sonata No 5 (KV 283) and Four Impromptus Op 90 by Franz Schubert. The performance ends with Chopin's technically demanding Ballade No 4, Op 52.