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Classical music is often thought of as being austere, ponderous and stern. Yet there are examples that were explicitly intended to be the exact opposite. "Carnival of the Animals" is one of those compositions. Regarded as being plain fun by Saint…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6794
In 2014, Denis Matsuev gave a concert with the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Zoltán Kocsis. Together, they performed Liszt‘s Piano Concert No. 2 and his Totentanz, as well as Shchedrin‘s Elégie pour piano seul.
Length
34 mins
Prog. No.
7542
For its 15th anniversary, the Verbier Festival has once again brought together the most prestigious artists in classical music. This series of TV programmes presents the very best of the 28 concerts.
Length
42 mins
Prog. No.
7818
In time for his 65th birthday in November 2007, Daniel Barenboim has completed a cycle of Beethoven's piano concertos. Recorded live at the prestigious Klavier-Festival Ruhr in May 2007, this recording reflects both a very individual and special…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5637
The concerts of the new established Lucerne Festival Orchestra with Claudio Abbado as its conductor made triumphal headlines worldwide: from «the miracle of Lucerne» (Tagesspiegel) to «superbe et éphèmère» (Le Figaro). In Summer 2005 Claudio Abbado…
Length
41 mins
Prog. No.
5557