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Jóhannsson is a composer with interesting ideas about technology and music, ideas about the sorts of feelings that might be evoked through juxtaposing electronics with history-rich references like a string quartet and an ancient poem. IBM 1401 - A…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
6547
In this pilot to a new series about the European musical heritage, soul musician Joy Denalane embarks on a journey to Austria to encounter the world of folk music. For centuries, this musical genre has provided a vital space for love and romanticism,…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6757
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
There are only very few artists of his calibre - artists whom you might deservedly call a grand dame, or a grandseigneur of their instrument. Andras Schiff undoubtedly is one of those few. For his recital at the Verbier Festival, he chose two…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
7550
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
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
53 mins
Prog. No.
6059
One of the most acclaimed performers of Baroque Music today, Alexandre Tharaud, will take you on a journey where the time would stand still until he touches the last note. His interpretation of Scarlatti sonatas at the Verbier Festival in 2012 show…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
6070
Schubert and Liszt are among the two greatest Romantic composers for the piano. The lyricism of their music, the stunning virtuosity of their pieces have extended a huge fascination on performers and audience alike. Evgeny Kissin, the true star of…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
6060
At the Verbier church, the trio Kavakos-Hagen-Hamelin performs masterpieces of the Romantic repertoire. Following his victories at both the Sibelius and Paganini competitions in 1985 and 1988, Leonidas Kavakos quickly became one of the most sough…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
7524