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Mozart is the most pervasively dramatic composer in history. The spirit of opera informs very nearly his every work. Themes are characters; characters interact; they change. András Schiff’s alertness to the dialogue in Mozart is reflected both in his…
Total running time
90 mins
This selection of some of Bach’s most perennially popular keyboard music admirably demonstrates the many varied facets of the composer’s fertile imagination. Deep pathos is contrasted with witty humour, serenity is paired with fleetness of foot, and…
Total running time
54 mins
Tchaikowsky’s “Merchant of Venice” offers proof of David Pountney’s eye for buried gems of the opera literature. The tried and trusted team behind Keith Warner and an elite cast make the posthumous premiere at 2013’s Bregenz Festival “a restitution…
Total running time
205 mins
Pianist Denis Matsuev sets himself apart by his powerful playing and his unrivalled agility serving musical works just as virtuoso. Together with the conductors Yuri Temirkanov and Zoltán Kocsis and the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra they…
Total running time
103 mins
Annette Dasch started her brilliant career as a winner of prestigious international singing competitions and is nowadays one of the most-sought-after singers. She is also noted for developing her own musical programmes. The star soprano gave an…
Total running time
120 mins
The complete Dvořák Symphonies for the first time as a filmed cycle. Jiří Bělohlávek, Chief Conductor of the Czech Philharmonic, is considered an established authority on the Slavic music of his homeland. For his recordings of music of Slavic…
Total running time
500 mins
Philippe Herreweghe, principal conductor of the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, has devoted himself for over ten years to fresh and invigorating readings of the (pre-)Romantic repertoire. Together with the Collegium Vocale Gent, founded in 1970 by…
Total running time
97 mins
Antonín Dvorák’s next to last opera draws its substance from the underwater wonderland of little mermaids, Undines and Melusines: Rusalka, a water nymph, wishes to become human in order to be loved by the young prince. Despite being warned against it…
Total running time
162 mins
Antonio Pappano together with the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden are presenting a symphonic work with particular relevance for Dresden: Rachmaninoff‘s Symphony No. 2, which was written during the composer‘s years at the Saxon residency.
Total running time
105 mins
A concert in honor of the 85th birthday of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI. The Cappella Musicale Pontificia "Sistina" is one of the oldest and most prestigious musical institutions the “Choir of the Pope”. Under the direction of Massimo Palombella…
Total running time
55 mins