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Gidon Kremer celebrates his 60th birthday in 2007 - he is, and has always been, one of the most headstrong and original artists in the music business. His return to J. S. Bach’s partitas is a major event as Kremer’s first recording of these works was…
Total running time
134 mins
This wonderful ballet by the second Johann Strauss finally receives its world première recording on DVD! Recorded live in December 1999, this celebrated Vienna State Opera production combines everything a romantic ballet needs: excellent soloists,…
Total running time
122 mins
EuroArts presents a spectacular musical event featuring Daniel Barenboim, one of the most prolific and high-profile artists performing on international stages today. He introduced this concert, which was recorded live at the famous Teatro alla Scala…
Total running time
86 mins
With its recordings of Mozart’s string quartets Nos. 14 to 19, the Hagen Quartet exhibits some of the composer’s most refined compositional thinking and a remarkably wide range of emotions. These quartets were composed in the early 1780s and served…
Total running time
204 mins
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
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
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
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