In addition to the usual classics, the group performs formerly scorned works or discover neglected composers.
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.
The Valerius Ensemble, consisting of Robert Windak (violin), Michael Rein (violin), Eva Šušlíková (viola), Judith Chapman (cello) and Ingo Lylofs (piano) played a concert in Muziekcentrum Enschede on April 15, 2018.
Claudio Abbado conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in a performance of Mozart's Haffner Symphony No 35, K 385, recording during the very first Europakonzert in the Smetana Hall in Prague, 1991.
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.
With virtuosic flair and an eagerness to expand the repertoire, a new generation of pianists has revitalised the instrument's appeal. In addition to the usual classics, they perform formerly scorned works or discover neglected composers.
The Zadig Trio was born when two childhood friends from France, Boris Borgolotto (violin), and Marc Girard Garcia (cello), joined musical forces with American pianist Ian Barber. Today, they have received several international prizes at competitions in France, Italy, Austria and the USA.
The Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra and Boris Berezovsky are led by conductor Vladimir Verbitsky.
Pietro Spagnoli and Tom Randle present Haydn's most successful opera at the Berlin Staatsoper.
Mariss Jansons conducts as the Berlin Philharmonic perform Berlioz's `Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14' for their European Concert recorded in the Hagia Eirene church in Istanbul, Turkey.
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in the 2016 edition of the Europakonzert. This time, it takes place at the beautiful Baroque church of Røros.
One of the most famous Austrian composers of the classical period is Joseph Haydn. During his career he composed over 100 symphonies which gave him the title `Father of the Symphony', but he has also been a key figure in developing chamber music.
Wouter Bergenhuizen (1988, The Netherlands) performs Paganini's Great Studies, S141 and Pilgrimage Years: Second Year (Italy), No. 1 Sposalizio, S161/1 during semi-final I of the 11th International Franz Liszt Piano Competition in 2017.
Marin Alsop conducts the Britten-Pears Orchestra in a performance of Benjamin Britten's `The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra'. This performance took place at Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape Bridge in the UK in 2017.
We are immersed in a unique atmosphere, in which marvellous musicians from all over the world get together for an improvised tribute to Purcell's music. The art of improvisation that is spearheaded by Christina Pluhar and their musicians in the contemporary classical music scene is also the art o...
A definitive performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Maestro Claudio Abbado.
The opera `La Cenerentola' by Gioachino Rossini, with a libretto by Jacopo Ferretti, was first performed in February 1816 following the success of Il Barbiere di Siviglia.
Valery Gergiev and Renat Salavatov conduct the Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre and the Chorus of the Tartar State Academic Opera in a Gala concert from Kazan, as part of a tribute to Feodor Chaliapin.
Featuring discussions about Ludwig van Beethoven's 'Symphony No. 5'.
Joanna MacGregor plays from Book One of Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, recorded in 2010 at the Palau Güell in Barcelona, Spain.