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...
One of today's most distinguished conductors, Franz Welser-Möst conducts The Cleveland Orchestra in a performance featuring works from the oeuvre of Johannes Brahms. The concert begins with the Academic Festival Overture, written in honour of the University of Breslau, which awarded the composer ...
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.
Finnish conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali conducts the Gothenburg Symphony in a performance of two pieces by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The concert opens with The Wood Nymph Op 15.
A portrait of Canadian conductor and pianist Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the current music director of the Orchestre Métropolitain, the Metropolitan Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Paavo Järvi conducts as the Orchestra and Choir of Paris perform Gabriel Fauré's Cantique de Jean Racine Op. 11.
The 2007 Europa-Konzert takes place in Berlin, on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Berliner Philharmoniker. Under the theme The Year 1882.
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.
Canadian tenor Andrew Haji (1985) performs 'Ye people, rend your hearts… If with all your hearts' from Felix Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah.
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.
The Ensemble Pygmalion performs Luigi Rossi's`L' Orfeo', an opera by Jetske Mijnssen and directed by Raphaël Pichon. Written by Francesco Buti and based on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, it is one of the earliest operas to be staged in France.
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...
Iván Fischer conducts the Budapest Festival Orchestra in a concert recorded at the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall in Budapest, Hungary in 2015. The concert opens with Sergei Prokofiev's Overture on Hebrew Themes.
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.
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.
The 2007 Europa-Konzert takes place in Berlin, on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Berliner Philharmoniker. The acclaimed orchestra is lead by conductor Sir Simon Rattle as it interprets Brahms' Concerto for violin, cello and orchestra.
German violinist Christian Tetzlaff and Swiss pianist Francesco Piemontesi bundle their forces in a concert program featuring works by Claude Debussy and César Franck, recorded at Schinkel Pavillon in Berlin on April 3, 2020.
Compagnia Simona Bucci presents an extraordinary concert in scenic form: `Preludi e Fughe: Geografia antropica'. Dmitri Shostakovich's 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op 87 inspired choreographer Simona Bucci to take on this project.
As part of a new collaboration with the famous composer of music with repetitive structures Philip Glass, French pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque perform the European premiere of Glass's Concerto for two pianos with the Orchester de Paris.
Lorenz Nasturica-Herschcowici conducts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra. Recorded at the Philharmonie in Gasteig, Munich 2016.
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.
Annual concert from Berlin.
A look at how one can describe the intimate connection between an instrument and its player. World-renowned violinist Frank Peter Zimmerman refers to his 1711 Stradivarius Lady Inchiquin as the love of his life.
Patrick Debrabandere leads the Vox Mago choir in a performance of George Frideric Handel's `The Dettingen Te Deum'.
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.