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Having made his conducting debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker in 1987, Sir Simon Rattle was appointed as Claudio Abbado‘s successor in 1999. On 7 September 2002, Sir Simon gave his first concert as the orchestra‘s chief conductor. Sixteen years l…
Length
67 mins
Prog. No.
6465
Why is it that works by women artists are still less valued on the art market? How come that there are still significantly fewer works by women artists exhibited in museums than by male artists? Where are all those women? They have always been around…
Length
25 mins
Prog. No.
5629
The remarkable life and career of opera singer Soňa Červená: After escaping from the Iron Curtain, she made a career in Western Germany both as an internationally successful opera singer and actress on TV and on the theatre stage. It was not before 2…
Length
83 mins
Prog. No.
6006
“I was always attracted to different types of melodies, harmonies and grooves. Combining those influences is a matter of getting in touch with the spirit and emotions in the music, and trying to convey those same emotions with honesty. I don’t care m…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6470
Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla ranks among today’s shooting stars of the classical music scene. At the age of only 30 years, the Lithuanian was unanimously selected by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) to be their musical director; succeeding An…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6758
Vicente was born in Woodstock, NY, and here embraced the rich cultural arts of this historical town by listening to local great Jazz artists Dave Holland, Jimmy Cobb, Jack Dejohnette, among many others. He began his musical career on guitar at the ag…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6474
Why is it that works by women artists are still less valued on the art market? How come that there are still significantly fewer works by women artists exhibited in museums than by male artists? Where are all those women? They have always been around…
Length
25 mins
Prog. No.
5628
Theo Croker was born and raised in central Florida but at the age of eleven he heard his grandfather Doc Cheatham (a great jazz trumpeter) playing in New York. Doc died the following year but Theo continued to listen to his recordings. “i would just…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6469
Recalling a life of love, tyranny and triumph, Zuzana Ruzickova endured forty years of persecution in Czechoslovakia for her refusal to join the Communist Party, while becoming a legendary harpsichordist and interpreter of Bach around the world. ‘I t…
Length
83 mins
Prog. No.
6422
Stefon Harris passionate artistry, energetic stage presence, and astonishing virtuosity have propelled him into the forefront of the current jazz scene. Widely recognized and lauded by both his peers and jazz critics, Harris is committed to exploring…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6473