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Tokyo’s Suntory Hall is alive to a programme of particular musical energy − sometimes overt and joyous, sometimes suppressed and intense. Jansons’ fidelity to music composed during the Soviet era remains heartfelt: Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No…
Total running time
99 mins

Recorded live in the Museum Quarter in Vienna in January 2006, this concert was inspired by the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whose 250th birthday made this year a celebratory Mozart Anniversary all over the world. With artists like singer Dee…

Total running time
116 mins
EuroArts releases a four-volume edition of Mozart’s most significant piano concerti in celebration of his 250th birthday in 2006. Mozart, who composed 21 piano concerti, can be regarded as the “inventor” of the popular piano concerto. Although J.S…
Total running time
120 mins
The Waldbühne in Berlin, one of the most appealing outdoor amphitheatres in Europe, is the home of the Berlin Philharmonic’s annual summer concert. With over 22.000 in attendance, these are some of the most popular classical music concerts in the…
Total running time
112 mins
Every year, the Berliner Philharmoniker hold a kind of classical-music fête with a bright, cheerful concert to end the season. In 2009 about 22,000 people had come together at the Berlin Waldbühne to enjoy the traditional summer picnic concert. The…
Total running time
104 mins

When Bach was in the service of Prince Leopold in Coethen, he had his own orchestra and was contracted to compose a great deal of instrumental music. This gave him an opportunity to try new techniques and to develop his own instrumental style. The…

Total running time
109 mins
By happy chance, Rudolf Buchbinder’s 60th birthday coincided with the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birth. In celebration of both, he presented a series of Mozart concertos with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the 2006 Vienna Festival. Rudolf…
Total running time
91 mins

This entertaining DVD comprises the enjoyable dance performance “A Night in Vienna” and the informative docudrama “The Waltz King” in a two-hour celebration of the music of the Johann Strausses – father and son. This double feature recreates the…

Total running time
120 mins
Recorded at the annual summer concert of the Berlin Philharmonic at the Waldbühne in Berlin 2003, this DVD captures the atmosphere of an open-air Gershwin night in full while also allowing a closer look at the musicians and the conductor. With an…
Total running time
129 mins
To celebrate his 80th birthday, Kurt Masur led “his” Gewandhaus Orchestra in a special gala concert in June 2007. For his birthday concert, Masur, currently principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestre National de France…
Total running time
90 mins