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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
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
Nights in the Gardens of Spain combines night-time footage of the Alhambra, the Moorish palace and gardens atop the hills of Granada, with a stunning performance of de Falla‘s Masterpiece by Charles Dutoit with the Montréal Symphony Orchestra and…
Length
25 mins
Prog. No.
6106
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
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
Widely accepted as a leading authority on Baroque music, Ton Koopman conducts J.S. Bach's Magnificat BWV 243. Performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir joined by soloists Deborah Yorck (soprano), Bogna Bartosz (alto), Jörg Dürmüller…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5341
Length
19 mins
Prog. No.
5271
Length
24 mins
Prog. No.
5270
Beethoven symphonies, recorded live in Freiburg und Baden-Baden with the SWR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Gielen.
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5067