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This recording of Janacek’s String Quartet No. 1 is set in the intimate atmosphere of Villa Tugendhat, one of the prototypes of modern architecture in Europe. The work, inspired by Leo Tolstoy‘s novella The Kreutzer Sonata, uses a principle of…
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
6516
Friar Alessandro is a modest monk living in the hilltop monastery of Assisi and an award winning recording artist. He is a charming and spiritual young man with a gentle tenor voice whose musical message of hope, peace and brotherly love is…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
5690
This program features a concert by Libera, a 32-member boy choir from South London. An 18-piece orchestra accompanies the performance that includes both sacred and popular music, from Be Still My Soul and Amazing Grace, to Morning Has Broken and…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
6158
On 12 September, Gianni Schicchi opened the LA Opera’s 2015/2016 season, which marks its 30th anniversary. The production by director Woody Allen first saw the light of day in LA in 2008, travelled to Teatro Real in Madrid and now returns home…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6094
Quatuor Ébène gathers here at the Verbier Festival to perform two milestones of the string quartet repertoire. The stunning virtuosity of four chamber musicians, their outstanding understanding of the Classical and Romantic styles, and last but not…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
6061
Recorded at the Verbier Festival 2013, this programme features the Swedish cellist Frans Helmerson, joining forces with the Ébène Quartet to perform Schbert’s String Quintet in C Major, Op.posth. D956. Completed just two months before the composer’s…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
6062
The legendary group FFF (the French Federation of Fonck) finally returns to the stage after years of absence (and a surprise concert last October at the Bus Palladium). The core : Marco Prince, Yarol Poupaud, Krishoo Monthieux and Nicolas Baby, aka…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6174
John Cage's Sonatas and Interludes revolve around the principle of "prepared piano". This concept, coined by the American composer, is to hinder the piano through various objects (screws, rubber and other elastic) placed in its crate and also between…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6172
German composer Richard Wagner was notoriously anti-Semitic, and his writings on Jews were later embraced by Hitler and the Nazis. But there is another, lesser-known side to this story. For years, many of Wagner‘s closest associates were Jews - young…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6478
The Verbier Festival is arguably one of the most prestigious classical music events in the world. The quality of the participating artists as well as the originality of the programmes has established the festival as a culminating point in the music…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
7976