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Joaquín Achúcarro plays with the Berliner Philharmoniker under the baton of musical director Sir Simon Rattle "Nights in the Gardens of Spain" by Manuel de Falla.
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5878
Today’s Classic Archive pays tribute to cello prodigy Jacqueline du Pré, who left an indelible mark on the history of her instrument over the course of her foreshortened career. Born into a musical family, Jacqueline Du Pré is seen here accompanied…
Length
25 mins
Prog. No.
7492
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
Today’s Classic Archive pays homage to violinist Isaac Stern, who we find at the height of his powers, accompanied on the piano by Alexander Zakin, in a 1965 concert for the Jeunesses Musicales de France, the Musical Youth of France. Although he was…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
7491
The most spectacular concert of African music ever staged, featuring nothing but Africa’s finest musicians performing before an audience of more than 50,000 at the recent AFRICA LIVE Roll Back Malaria Concert in Dakar, Senegal. Artists include…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
7302
The 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). When Abbado and his newly founded Orchestra perform at the…
Length
26 mins
Prog. No.
5556
Schumann's symphonies are routinely criticised for their supposedly murky scoring. But you would never guess it from listening to these scintillating performances. The orchestra's fat-free (but never scrawny) strings, pungent woodwind and tangy…
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
5390
La Repubblica called it: 'The most wonderful symphonic cycle of the past decade.' The Beethoven Symphonies mark the highlight of Abbado's relationship with the Berliner Philharmoniker and his 12 years as chief conductor. “Abbado lets loose all the…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5111
Beethoven symphonies, recorded live in Freiburg und Baden-Baden with the SWR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Gielen.
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5067
The legendary Concierto de Aranjuez has never been performed with such sensuality and profundity as by guitarist Pepe Romero and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner. Romero’s interpretation is influenced by…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
6104