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This live performance – which drew superlative reactions from critics and audience alike – was Leonard Bernstein’s way of taking leave of Vienna only half a year before his death. Recorded at the Grosser Musikvereinssaal in spring 1990 in his last…

Total running time
74 mins
EuroArts presents an all Mozart programme to be released in celebration of Mozart’s Anniversary Year. On this DVD, recorded live in Vienna in 1987 and 1988, Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) leads the Vienna Philharmonic, an orchestra that had remained…
Total running time
60 mins
Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) and the Vienna Philharmonic guarantee great Mozart performances on this high quality DVD recording. Bernstein, a wonderful musician and communicator and one of the 20th century's most versatile and articulate conductors…
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72 mins

Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic set off fireworks of good humour and a contagious musical spirit at the traditional New Year’s Eve Concert in 2002. Simon Rattle chose Leonard Bernstein’s brilliant and entertaining musical comedy, “Wonderful…

Total running time
76 mins

This DVD brings together two of the major figures of 20th-century music, Wilhelm Backhaus (1884-1969) and Karl Böhm (1894-1981), in a classical programme of Beethoven and Brahms. The recording of the Beethoven Piano Concerto, filmed in 1967, can…

Total running time
73 mins
A rehearsal under the Austrian conductor Karl Böhm (1894-1981) was a prospect that prompted distinctly mixed feelings among orchestral musicians in Vienna, Berlin, Bayreuth and New York. He was an uncompromising, expert orchestral trainer and an…
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74 mins

On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of Bruckner's death, an International Bruckner festival took place in the composer’s home town of Linz. Paying tribute to the great late romantic composer, Pierre Boulez – himself an enormously successful…

Total running time
80 mins
This DVD documents a true Bruckner celebration. Recorded live in 2006 at the Bruckner Festival in Linz, Austria, the Cleveland Orchestra performed a sensational Fifth Symphony under Franz Welser-Möst. The Fifth Symphony is Anton Bruckner's (1824–1896…
Total running time
88 mins
Long considered one of America’s great orchestras, The Cleveland Orchestra stands today among the world’s most-revered symphonic ensembles. Under their artistic director Franz Welser-Möst they have developed a sound that is perfectly suited to…
Total running time
82 mins
Claudio Arrau was considered the complete pianist because he went beyond mere technique, and took listeners into the mind of the composer as if he were a medium through whom the composer was speaking. He was therefore known universally as ‘The…
Total running time
85 mins