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Fostering young musical talents was particularly dear to Claudio Abbado’s heart. Abbado founded the Lucerne Festival Orchestra in 2003. In this orchestra, he united the world’s best young musicians from youth orchestras. The Lucerne Festival…
Total running time
107 mins
The poet E. T. A. Hoffmann as the protagonist of his own fantastic tales: In his encounter with three women - Olympia, Antonia, and Giulietta - he searches in vain for love and for himself. Will he draw the strength for art from his failure in life…
Total running time
180 mins
Richard Wagner’s three-act opera Lohengrin is characterised by the composer’s romantic vision of the individual’s struggle for freedom under an oppressive rule. The title role is particularly suited to the dramatic and musical talents of Peter…
Total running time
200 mins
Directed by Wolfgang Wagner, Richard Wagner’s grandson, this production of Tannhäuser was one of the highlights of the Bayreuth Festival during the latter part of the 1980s. The abstract starkness of Wolfgang Wagner’s production is underscored by the…
Total running time
188 mins
The Danish Radio Big Band has joined forces with Curtis Stigers to celebrate the iconic legendary Frank Sinatra concerts that took place at The Sands Hotel in Las Vegas. The concert presents the most beloved evergreens from the American songbook of…
Total running time
59 mins
The Waldbühne Concert given by the Berliner Philharmoniker marks the end of the 2009/10 season. More recently visitors to the orchestra’s Waldbühne concerts have been regaled by some of the greatest opera singers of our age, including such operatic…
Total running time
125 mins
What made Claudio Abbado stand out was his unpretentious, noble character, his democratic understanding of music making and his ability to celebrate the live moment on stage. Claudio Abbado empathized with his musicians. In order to be able to…
Total running time
662 mins
This special edition, released for the occasion of Martha Argerich’s 80th birthday, combines some of her most impressive recordings. At the same time, it is testimony to the enormous musical and creative versatility with which she has succeeded in…
Total running time
472 mins
“I cannot begin even to describe what I have learnt with these musicians. Maybe they have learnt a little something from me, but that is nothing compared to what I have learnt from them, and the generations that came before.” (Zubin Mehta about the…
Total running time
826 mins
Turn back in time to the era of black-and-white movies where stars like Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland and Audrey Hepburn let us dream from Divas & Diamonds with their unforgettable voices and expressiveness. 1. Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend (3:26)…
Total running time
45 mins