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The essence of Verdi’s Requiem can be found in the words Libera me - “Free me”. The great composer employs every means at his disposal to portray man as prisoner of himself, with both his fear of death and yearning for salvation. Recording Dates: 14…
Length
93 mins
Prog. No.
6780
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) is considered today one of the founding fathers of the 17th century German school, whose influence on composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, his spiritual son, cannot be overestimated. Not only was he an indisputable…
Length
95 mins
Prog. No.
6752
Philippe Herreweghe, principal conductor of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic, has devoted himself for over ten years to fresh and invigorating readings of the (pre-) Romantic repertoire. Together with the Collegium Vocale, founded in 1970 by Herreweghe…
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
6057
Johann Sebastian Bach's most famous Christmas work was recorded live at the Salle Henry Le Bœuf in the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. Who would have thought, three centuries ago, that these cantatas, written by Bach for the services from…
Length
145 mins
Prog. No.
5950
The collection “Classic Archive” presents great performances by legendary artists, remastered using the latest digital technology and enhanced with commentary for today’s audiences. These jewels of music broadcasting have been salvaged from various…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
7996
Since 1972 the 12 Cellists of the Berliner Philharmoniker have been a prominent institution in international musical life. Whether they’re playing classical music, jazz, tango or avant-garde, listeners around the world are invariably fascinated by…
Length
105 mins
Prog. No.
5929
This work recounts the story of the capture and crucifixion of Christ, using the words of the Holy Scriptures, often interrupted by the poetic interjections of the chorus – dramatic, lyrical and contemplative. The emotional variety and intensity are…
Length
177 mins
Prog. No.
7965
In this world premiere, two of the most original musical minds of the past hundred years – Steve Reich and David Harrington – come together for a once-in-a-lifetime performance. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Reich has to date only written two string…
Length
110 mins
Prog. No.
5889
This series of twelve TV programmes presents the very best of the concerts of the 17th edition of the Verbier Festival with the most prestigious artists in classical music. As ever, the musical encounters gather established musicians such as Martha…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
7943
This series of twelve TV programmes presents the very best of the concerts of the 17th edition of the Verbier Festival with the most prestigious artists in classical music. As ever, the musical encounters gather established musicians such as Martha…
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
7951