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With a programme dedicated to the second half of the 19th century, Mariss Jansons, the vienna philharmonic and soprano Nina Stemme offer a "superlative concert experience" (Kurier). A brilliant reading of Richard Strauss's tone poem Don Juan opens…
Total running time
95 mins
Sviatoslav Richter (1915–1997), one of the greatest pianists of all time, breaks his lifelong silence and allows himself to be interviewed for this autobiographical fi lm. We see his life on an epic scale as he evokes his wild childhood, his…
Total running time
154 mins
Every year, the Berliner Philharmoniker hold a kind of classical-music fête with a bright, cheerful concert to end the season. In 2009 about 22,000 people had come together at the Berlin Waldbühne to enjoy the traditional summer picnic concert. The…
Total running time
104 mins
The mythological figure of Prometheus symbolizes the creativity of man – and Claudio Abbado took this symbol as the Leitmotif of this very unique concert recording: An exploration of the Prometheus myth through the works of four composers…
Total running time
57 mins
When Philippe Jaroussky - whose angelic voice seems almost timeless - sings works by Telemann and Bach, it becomes abundantly clear that the sheer emotional force and the purifying power of their music have not diminished one bit over the centuries…
Total running time
92 mins
Recorded at the annual summer concert of the Berlin Philharmonic at the Waldbühne in Berlin 2003, this DVD captures the atmosphere of an open-air Gershwin night in full while also allowing a closer look at the musicians and the conductor. With an…
Total running time
129 mins
The blind up-and-coming Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii, an astonishing genius on his instrument, is playing for the first time ever under the Russian conductor Valery Gergiev at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg. During the White Nights…
Total running time
102 mins
The Berliner Philharmoniker’s New Year’s Eve concert 2018 is conducted by Daniel Barenboim, who looks back on a close artistic partnership with the Berliner Philharmoniker spanning over five decades. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s festive Piano Concerto…
Total running time
90 mins
With her flexible and darkly-timbred mezzo-soprano, Joyce DiDonato is the star guest at Sir Simon Rattle’s side during the New Year’s Eve Concert, singing Richard Strauss’s lavishly beautiful orchestral songs. The program also includes works by…
Total running time
90 mins
New Year’s Eve Concert 2014 opens with Sir Simon Rattle conducting music by Rameau: a suite of instrumental pieces from the opéra-ballet Les Indes galantes show French Baroque music at its finest. For his appearance at this year’s New Year’s Eve…
Total running time
135 mins