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Mozart left his Singspiel Zaide unfinished, but its wonderful music is most definitely still worth performing. And which director is better suited to staging this tale of slavery and love than Peter Sellars, who is famous for the tremendous passion…

Total running time
108 mins
Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 was written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1788. It is sometimes referred to as the "Great G minor symphony". The date of completion of this symphony is known exactly, since Mozart in his mature years kept a full…
Total running time
28 mins
Symphony No. 39 is the first of a set of three (his last symphonies) that Mozart composed in rapid succession during the summer of 1788. No. 40 was completed on 25 July and No. 41 on 10 August. Nikolaus Harnoncourt argues that Mozart composed the…
Total running time
30 mins
The Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504, was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in late 1786. It premiered in Prague on January 19, 1787, during Mozart's first visit to the city. As it was first performed in Prague, it is popularly known as the…
Total running time
27 mins
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 31 in D major, K. 297/300a, better known as the Paris Symphony, is one of the most famous works. The symphony is notable for having an unusually large instrumentation for its time, made possible by the large…
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21 mins
This disc captures the Vienna Boys’ Choir’s fitting celebration of Mozart’s 250th birthday in January 2006. Together with well known Mozart interpreters like Sandrine Piau, they sing Mozart’s finest sacred works, including the Coronation Mass. The…
Total running time
127 mins
Waltraud Meier is “La Wagnerissima”, the queen of Wagner’s repertoire. In her very personal account “I follow a voice within me”, we enter her world and learn about her motivations, aspirations, and her joyful way of pursuing them. In addition to…
Total running time
159 mins
What kind of music could be better suited for the Berliner Philharmoniker’s legendary annual Waldbühne concert than Czech music? It’s always passionate and full of verve and sure to lift everyone’s spirits. Only very rarely does a young talent ascend…
Total running time
107 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
It is the end of an era: Sir Simon Rattle’s tenure as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker is ending after 16 years. It is a colorful, sparkling concert with vibrant works by Gershwin, Fauré, Khachaturian and Respighi. The star guest, mezzo…
Total running time
100 mins