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In 2005, the Staatsoper Berlin and its orchestra, the Staatskapelle Berlin under musical director Daniel Barenboim, celebrated a series of events to celebrate the 80th birthday of French conductor and composer Pierre Boulez. Artistically associated…

Total running time
89 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 Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester was founded in 1986 at the initiative of Claudio Abbado and has since become the world’s best youth orchestra. Named after the great composer, the programme is marked by the special relationship between the maestro…
Total running time
84 mins
By happy chance, Rudolf Buchbinder’s 60th birthday coincided with the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birth. In celebration of both, he presented a series of Mozart concertos with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at the 2006 Vienna Festival. Rudolf…
Total running time
85 mins
This DVD documents a true Bruckner celebration. Recorded live in 2006 at the Bruckner Festival in Linz, Austria, the Cleveland Orchestra performed a sensational Fifth Symphony under Franz Welser-Möst. The Fifth Symphony is Anton Bruckner's (1824–1896…
Total running time
88 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
Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem, composed between 1861 and 1868, continues to inspire musicians and audiences to this day. His requiem is addressed to the living, who are to be offered comfort in this world and freed from fear of death. This…
Total running time
79 mins

On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of Bruckner's death, an International Bruckner festival took place in the composer’s home town of Linz. Paying tribute to the great late romantic composer, Pierre Boulez – himself an enormously successful…

Total running time
80 mins

Ton Koopman, a leading authority on Baroque music, gathered his favourite orchestra and eminent Baroque singers for a concert focusing on the Magnificat, the traditional prayer said by the Virgin Mary after hearing that she would bear God’s son. Bach…

Total running time
87 mins
Claudio Abbado, who first conducted his new Lucerne Festival Orchestra in the summer of 2003, realised a dream with this exclusive ensemble. Handpicked orchestral musicians and exceptional soloists such as violinist Kolja Blacher, flutist Emmanuel…
Total running time
78 mins