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Maria Callas and Renata Tebaldi were the two most celebrated artists of the second half of the last century. Made into hostile enemies by their admirers, the two became untouchable goddesses of the opera. To their fans, Callas was known as “the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5536
OMG! Van Eyck was here. Celebrating Jan van Eyck: Herreweghe and Collegium Vocale Commissioned by the City of Ghent and on the occasion of the Van Eyck Year, the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt wrote a new work with the world-famous altarpiece the…
Length
41 mins
Prog. No.
6590
Young Euro Classic is the world's most important platform for young musicians in the European classical music tradition and for its development. The festival stands for youth culture and is already called as the "Bayreuth of the younger generation"…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6785
"What should have been here. There was folk theatre here and otherwise it was dead," remembers Helmut Viertel. Reason enough for the jazz-loving bailiff to set up something new in his new place of work, Burghausen. The encounter with jazz musician…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6529
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
Burghausen has been a byword for jazz since 1970. For one week every March, the small town on the Salzach river turns into the German New Orleans. Ella Fitzgerald, Chris Barber, Roy Hargrove, Chick Corea and Dave Brubeck have all performed in…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6528
Classical music is not supposed to be fun, right? And yet, every concert of the Philharmonix is a living, grooving, finger-snapping testament to the contrary. The Philharmonix’ sophisticated sense of humor allows them to move seamlessly from the…
Length
44 mins
Prog. No.
3454
Damion Reid hailing from West Covina, a city east of Los Angeles, California. He is the son of a well-respected bassist and astute operatic singer and teacher. By the age of three, Damion was already playing in church. It was around the age of twelve…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6472
Bilal came up in Germantown, a northwest neighbourhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A deep interest in jazz was fostered by his father, who took him to the city’s clubs, singing eventually became more than an interest. He attended New York’s new…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6467
A New York times profile of Mark Turner titled “the best Jazz player you’ve never heard” called him “possibly Jazz’s premier player”, noting his reputation among his peers and his influential stature in the Jazz world. Born in Fairborn, Ohio, and…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6471