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This DVD is a documentary of Heinz Holliger, the leading oboist of our day. As a composer Holliger has become a classic exponent of musical modernism, while as an oboist and conductor he is one of the most inspirational figures on the contemporary…
Total running time
71 mins
“And the Beethoven! They played Beethoven differently from the way Beethoven had been played before!” Said the composer William Schuman, then president of New York’s Juilliard School of Music, who initiated the Juilliard String Quartet as a resident…
Total running time
109 mins
Petrushka, interpreted by Alexis Weissenberg and directed by Åke Falck, is a unique example of a musical cinematographic fi lm. This fi lm also had a considerable impact on Alexis Weissenberg’s career. Born in 1929 in Bulgaria, he studied in his…
Total running time
150 mins
The distinguished pianist, composer and teacher Tatiana Nikolayeva (1924-1993) represents the wealth of piano talent that came flooding out of the former Soviet Union during the twentieth century. Because of her closeness to the composer,…
Total running time
164 mins
Koroliov’s performances of Bach’s music usually arouse great excitement and his rendering of Bach’s famous 30 variations is no exception. Koroliov is a consummate artist and he captivates his listeners with an enormous spiritual understanding of the…
Total running time
88 mins
This legendary quartet has been the authority on Russian string quartet repertoire for more than 60 years. Founded in 1945 and renamed in 1955 after Russian chamber music composer Alexander Borodin, the quartet was so sought after, already in their…
Total running time
125 mins
The German Brass Ensemble presents some of Bach’s most popular tunes in breathtakingly brilliant and virtuoso arrangements for brass instruments. Recorded live in “Bach’s church” – the wonderful St Thomas’s Church in Leipzig - the programme includes…
Total running time
60 mins
The Hagen Quartett is regarded internationally as one of the foremost string quartets. Their mentors included stars such as Harnoncourt and Kremer. Having played together since their childhood (the three siblings), the musicians combine exceptional…
Total running time
76 mins
Christoph Prégardien is one of the most established singers of our time and has especially excelled in his interpretations of German Romantic Lieder. He has won Orphée d'Or of Académie du Disque Lyrique - Prix Georg Solti, Preis der Deutschen…
Total running time
104 mins
Gidon Kremer is not only one of the leading violinists in the world, but also – thanks to his unquenchable curiosity and search for new impulses – one of the most fascinating musical personalities of our time. His repertoire ranges from Bach to the…
Total running time
88 mins