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Songs of Love and Desire was the theme of the 1998 New Year's Eve concert of the Berlin Philharmonic under the musical direction of Claudio Abbado. Christine Schäfer, Simon Keenlyside, and Marcelo Àlvarez excelled in famous arias and scenes from…
Total running time
89 mins
In Spring 2019, the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, led by John Eliot Gardiner, presented a critically-acclaimed European tour of Handel’s opera 'Semele', including Alexandra Palace Theatre in London, where this live recording took…
Total running time
169 mins
She is a piano legend, he has collaborated as a soloist with all leading conductors and orchestras around the world. Now Martha Argerich and Guy Braunstein come to the Pierre Boulez Saal with their first-ever duo program—an artistic encounter that…
Total running time
85 mins
With his sixteen string quartets, Beethoven forged the backbone of this repertoire. The six quartets Opus 18 show the composer’s mastery of the classical form. In contrast, the five middle quartets burst this form, with a very free treatment of the…
Total running time
567 mins
When, how and where can one have more pleasant dreams of faraway, mysterious worlds than at the Berliner Philharmoniker’s traditional Waldbühne concert? Join us on a journey to magical, distant places under summer skies... The Berliner Philharmoniker…
Total running time
90 mins
Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra & State Opera Choir The French Baroque opera Hippolyte et Aricie carries its audience away into a world of wonder with magnificent dance and choir scenes and an astonishing variety of musical…
Total running time
153 mins
For the Easter Festival 2017 in Baden-Baden, Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker draw their inspiration from Tosca, the most brilliant of all the Puccini operas. And that is deservedly so, since Tosca is not merely a work of art, but…
Total running time
125 mins
With Richard Strauss’ penultimate, satirically mythological opera Die Liebe der Danae (The Love of Danae) after a draft by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, the Salzburg Festival continues its series of operas by the Festival founders Hofmannsthal and Strauss…
Total running time
160 mins
Charles-François Gounod’s Faust was once one of the most famous and most performed of all operas and is still cherished today. This is the first performance at the Salzburg Festival! This stunning production was staged by Reinhard von der Thannen…
Total running time
180 mins
Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro is an unforgettable opera about love, desire and the primal force of uncontrollable passion. Concluding the Salzburg Festival’s highly successful Mozart / Da Ponte cycle, director Sven-Eric Bechtolf sets this emotional…
Total running time
190 mins