Exploring whether citation is plagiarism. It was not in the music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Composers cut, pasted, and conjured with existing melodies and created new works from historical material.
Soviet-born conductor Semyon Bychkov leads the Czech Philharmonic in a concert featuring works by Bohuslav Martinů, Maurice Ravel, and Henri Dutilleux, recorded at the Rudolfinum, Dvořák Hall, Prague in 2020.
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.
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...
A visualisation that breathes new life into Holst's classic work. Specially shot footage intercut with performance, this creates worlds to complement the musical masterpiece.
In 1842, his `chamber music year', Robert Schumann composed no less than five great pieces: three string quartets, one piano quintet and one piano quartet. Apart from a single piano quartet, Schumann had never written chamber music before. Because of the small set-up, the quartet has an intimate ...
The love of his life is made of wood and is over 300 years old: the Stradivari, `Lady Inchiquin'. It is the voice of the star Frank Peter Zimmermann, but for two years he was forced to renounce the instrument due to the bankruptcy of the owner, the West German Landesbank.
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'.
Debussy's `La Mer' evokes a richly varied vision of the sea. The first part calls up a morning and afternoon at sea, the second echoes the play of the waves, and the third and final part conjures the communing voices of wind and waves.
Conrad van Alphen conducts Sinfonia Rotterdam in a performance of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Overture-Fantasy Romeo and Juliet. Van Alphen founded Sinfonia Rotterdam in 2000.
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'.
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.
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.
Gidon Kremer and Martha Argerich perform solos and duets by Bartók and Schumann as the last of the concert series at the Berliner Philharmonie in 2006.
Having achieved incredible success with consistently sold-out concerts, the Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival is renowned for its exceptional repertoire of performances by top soloists who otherwise seldom share a stage.
From the Dvorák Hall in the Rudolfinum, Prague. Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904): Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70. Jirí Belohlávek conducts the Czech Philharmonic.
The great clarinettist Paolo Beltramini plays a program of solo pieces for clarinet on Stingray Brava.
Dina Ivanova performs Liszt'sTotentanz, Schubert and Liszt's Auf dem wasser zu singen during the Solo Finals of the 11th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition.
Hervé Niquet conducts the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir in a stage production of Jean Baptiste Lully's opera Persée in Toronto. Among the soloists are Olivier Laquerre, Stephanie Novacek, Monica Whicher, Marie Lenormand, Alain Coulombe, and Curtis Sullivan.
The lives and work of Papa Josef Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In 18th century Vienna, a dynasty was born from the unbreakable bond between these two extraordinary men of music. It was a bond forged from respect and friendship.
The Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky wrote his fourth symphony between 1877 and 1878. A performance of Symphony No 4 which premiered in Moscow under the baton of Nikolai Rubinstein.
South Korean baritone Kidon Choi (1986) performs 'O monumento!' from Amilcare Ponchielli's opera La Giocond and more during the semi-finals of the Concours musical international de Montréal, 2018.