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In the “country of melodrama”- Italy - exists a very exclusive club consisting of only 27 persons, each of whom is named after one of Verdi’s operas. The club will not accept any more members than those 27, but a little boy strives to become one of…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
6428
“Jazz is more than just a style of music”, says Amro Salah. “It’s about freedom.” Salah, a jazz pianist, is an enthusiastic promoter of the genre. Every year he organises the Cairo Jazz Festival, but doesn’t view himself as a festival director: He is…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6441
Roman Zaslavsky understands how to contrast the two ingenious opposites Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt side by side, on one recording giving each one his due, thus offering a completely new approach to their music and also to two rather different…
Length
70 mins
Prog. No.
5377
In this pilot to a new series about the European musical heritage, soul musician Joy Denalane embarks on a journey to Austria to encounter the world of folk music. For centuries, this musical genre has provided a vital space for love and romanticism…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6757
The Collegium Vocale Gent has made a reputation as one of the most prestigious choirs in the world. Founded by conductor, Philippe Herreweghe, they have a lively musical approach striving to find an authentic sound. The Collegium Vocale Gent has made…
Length
84 mins
Prog. No.
6392
No doubt he is one of the greatest pianists of our time: the shy and elusive Grigroy Sokolov. His performances leave critics and audiences alike speechless - just as though they aren't quite able to believe what they have just experienced. One of…
Length
141 mins
Prog. No.
7538
2015 marked the 175th anniversary of the birth of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. For this event, the Russian pianist Denis Matsuev performed the complete Seasons, one of the most popular works of the classical music repertoire in Russia. The programme of…
Length
105 mins
Prog. No.
7540
The mandolin is quite a rare instrument, and there is - by far - less repertoire written for it than for, say, the violin. Avi Avital turns that which might be considered a disadvantage into the strength of his work: He constantly arranges existing…
Length
71 mins
Prog. No.
7548
German Network ZDF called Scandale „classical music for the pop age“ - and that might just be the exact right way to describe the collaboration between Ott and Tristano. The recording radiates energy and joy - as do the two artists when they go on…
Length
104 mins
Prog. No.
6152
There are only very few artists of his calibre - artists whom you might deservedly call a grand dame, or a grandseigneur of their instrument. Andras Schiff undoubtedly is one of those few. For his recital at the Verbier Festival, he chose two…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
7550