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Alfred Brendel is arguably the most outstanding exponent of Schubert’s piano music currently before the public, a man capable of bringing to vibrant life both the verve of this music as well as its poetic intensity and intellectual depth. In this…
Total running time
105 mins
On this remarkable evening at the Teatró Colon the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and Daniel Barenboim celebrated the centennials of two extraordinary Argentinian musicians Alberto Ginastera and Horacio Salgán with Ginastera’s Violin Concerto and three…
Total running time
65 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
130 mins
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
Surely Bach’s French Suites, which he composed during his years at Cöthen (1717–1723), are among the finest inducements to practise that any teacher has ever made to a pupil. In this case Bach wrote them for his young wife, Anna Magdalena. The over…
Total running time
168 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
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