Christian Zacharias performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 6, KV 238, accompanied by the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart under the direction of Gianluigi Gelmetti. This concert was recorded at Schwetzingen palace.
Every year at the end of August the renowned Early Music Festival takes place in the Dutch city of Utrecht. It is the largest festival focused on early music in the world. This time, Muskens performs sonatas from Franz Ignaz Beck.
Dimitri Malignan performs J S Bach's Capriccio, Johannes Brahms's Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann, Op 9, and a selection of Preludes by Sergei Rachmaninoff: Preludes No 5, 6, 8.
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.
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.
Anton Bruckner's Symphony No 9 can be seen as a farewell to life. Even as Bruckner began working on it in 1887, his health had begun to fail. He expressed the hope that God would grant him enough time to complete it, and worked on it assiduously over the next years. However, by late 1894 he had c...
Soprano Maria Luigia Borsi and pianist Antonio Artese present a recital consisting of several songs and arias. On the program are Francesco Paolo Tosti's Sogno, 'A vucchella, L'alba separa dalla luce l'ombra, and more.
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.
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 ...
Celebrated German violinist Isabelle Faust performs JS Bach's `Partita No 2' in D minor. The work is made up of four dance movements and is concluded by its famous Chaconne, a monumental piece within the violin repertoire.
Misha Fomin in concerto from the Concertgebouw.
The beautiful Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg formed the background for the 1996 edition of the annual Europakonzert of the Berliner Philharmoniker. In honour of the Russian hosts, the concert opened with highlights from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet, followed by the Cavatina from Rachmaninoff'...
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.
Russian pianist Zlata Chochieva performed live at Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin on April 13, 2020. The program opens with a selection of Felix Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words: Op. 67, No. 5 and No. 2.
As part of a new collaboration with the famous composer Philip Glass, French pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque perform the European premiere of Glass' Concerto for Two Pianos with the Orchestre de Paris.
An audio-visual concert guide to Bela Bartok's `Concerto for Orchestra'.
Jenny Chen (1994, Taiwan) performs Duo 'sur des thèmes polonais' (S127) during semi-final II (chamber music) 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...
Chamber music ensemble The Philharmonics pay tribute to the music of Vienna in a 2011 concert from Vienna's Café Sperl. The ensemble consists of musicians from the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonic performing five waltzes from Johann Straus II.
The Russian National Orchestra and the Moscow Synodal Choir are led by maestro Mikhail Pletnev from the ninth Russian National Orchestra Grand Festival, opening with a performance of Maurice Ravel's music suite to the ballet `Daphnis and Chloe'.
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'.
Emmanuelle Haim conducts Le Concert d'Astrée in a rendition of G. F. Handel's two-part oratorio Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno.
One of the world's finest and most-respected conductors, 70-year-old Claudio Abbado is legendary in stature. Never-before-seen interviews are combined with images of the conductor in rehearsal and in concert, interviews with friends and colleagues.
A six-part documentary on the life and work of Heitor Villa-Lobos. Director Liloye Boubli takes viewers on a journey through the life and work of the Brazilian legend of classical music.
This concert may be called a meeting of musical giants: Manfred Honeck conducts the Berlin Philharmonic while cellist Yo-Yo Ma features as soloist. Success guaranteed when these artists take the stage..
Originally from Azerbaijan, Seljan Nasibli started to play the piano and violin at the age of five. After moving to England at an early age, she was encouraged to pick up music and chose to sing jazz before training classically.
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.