A music encounter between soprano Angelika Kirchschlager and jazz trumpeter Tomasz Stanko combines traditional holiday music with the spontaneity and freshness of jazz.
The Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Chamber Orchestra delivers a program entirely devoted to Mozart at the Konzerthaus in Berlin under the direction of Hartmut Haenchen. In reduced form, the ensemble brings to life the many characteristics of the music.
Ken Nakasako performs Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Sonata No 6, in F, Op 10/2, and Franz Schubert's Piano Sonata No 18 in G, D 894, during the semi-finals of the 2021 Piano Edition of the Concours musical international de Montréal.
Modena and its opera tradition, derived from a long history with roots in the area's folk culture, are located with the region with the highest concentration of opera houses in the world.
Dina Ivanova (1994, Russia) performs Liszt'sTotentanz (S525), Schubert/Liszt - Auf dem wasser zu singen (S558/2) and Erlkönig (S558/4) during the Solo Finals of the 11th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition.
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.
Dedicated to music of Italian composers and performed by Italian musicians on Italian instruments. Covering four centuries of music: from Girolamo Frescobaldi and Antonio Vivaldi to more contemporary music by Ennio Morricone and Azio Corghi.
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).
Quarteto Radamés Gnattali performs Heitor Villa-Lobos's String Quartet No 9 at the Theatro Municipal in Rio de Janiero, Brasil. The ensemble was founded in 2006, specialises in Brazilian music, and focuses on educational activities.
Between March and May 2020, Schinkel Pavillon Berlin opened its unexpectedly vacated exhibition space for a concert series in isolation titled Concerts in Quarantine. Israeli pianist Iddo Bar-Shaï performs as part of this series.
Ever so young, but already the winner of multiple prizes: Cristiano Gaudio is a harpsichord player to keep an eye on over the coming years. Here, he performs a harpsichord recital of toccatas and sonatas by Alessandro Scarlatti and Francesco Durante, the primo maestroof the Conservatorio dei Pove...
Iván Fischer conducts Daniel Hope and the Konzerthaus Orchester Berlin in a tribute performance to violinist Yehudi Menuhin, on the occasion of his centenary.
Bruckner's Fifth Symphony has been called `the Medieval' because of its multi-layered, Baroque, contrapuntal tonal textures and `the Catholic' because of its solemn majesty. These designations are uniquely fitting to the work. Bruckner himself called it his `Fantastic', especially when it is perf...
In this beautiful concert from the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall of Moscow, two exceptional Russian soloists join forces to interpret pieces for violin and piano by Debussy, Ravel and Beethoven.
Cellist Nicola Segatta performs his own composition `Suite Necromantica", written in 2020 on a cello which he built himself. Segatta is an Italian contemporary composer and musician.
A look at the life and work of the Brazilian composer, Heitor Villa-Lobos, taking the viewer on a journey through the the experiences of a legend of the classical music scene in Brazil.
Claude Debussy's symphonic sketches for orchestra known collectively as `La Mer' evoke a richly varied vision of the sea.
In 2021, Kader Belarbi, choreographer and director of dance of the Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, brought his 1998 ballet `Les Saltimbanques' back to the stage. Inspired by Pablo Picasso's painting `Famille de saltimbanques'.
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...
Johann Sebastian Bach probably wrote this set of six Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord during his time as chapel master in Köthen. Presumably, he wrote these sonatas for Prince Leopold and later adapted them for further use in Leipzig.
Mozart left his Singspiel Zaide unfinished, but its wonderful music is most definitely still worth performing. And which director is better suited to staging this tale of slavery and love than Peter Sellars, who is famous for the tremendous passion with which he confronts political and intercultu...
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker and soloists including Willard White.
René Pape sings and plays various roles that showcase the impressive versatility of his voice and the many facets of his personality.
In May 2019, the new principal conductor of the Gewandhaus, Andris Nelsons, presented Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5 with his orchestra in combination with Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 1 with outstanding violinist Baiba Skride as the soloist.
Patrick Debrabandere conducts the Vox Mago chamber choir in a performance of Christoph Graupner's (1683-1760) cantata Magnificat anima mea.