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Alfred Brendel is arguably the most outstanding exponent of Schubert's piano music currently before the public, a man capable of bringing to vibrant life not only the verve of this music but also its poetic intensity and intellectual depth. In this…
Length
35 mins
Prog. No.
5646
Little Red Riding Hood begins, like all fairy tales, with: "Once upon a time..." For children of all ages the composer Georges Aperghis imagined a tale in music and movement: he chose the very first version written by Charles Perrault almost 300…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
7337
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
5660
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
The Fitzwilliam String Quartet was the first quartet in the West to play Shostakovich's late three quartets. Shostakovich himself came to England to work with the young musicians. 30 years later the Fitzwilliam String Quartet plays the 14th quartet…
Length
38 mins
Prog. No.
5339
In the baroque church of Dornheim, where Bach married his first wife Maria Barbara, Anner Bylsma plays Bach's 1st and 5th cello suite on a period instrument. The six cello suites by Bach are considered an essential part of the cello repertoire and…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5079
J.S.Bach's arrangement of the "Stabat Mater" by G.B. Pergolesi has been produced in Italy, in the Villa Medici Giulini, which was built in 1643. The room with its great acoustics was named Zuccarelli Hall after Francesco Zuccarelli who, in the late…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5038
These six episodes have been recorded in the wonderful 18th century baroque castle "Schloß Heidecksburg" in Germany. The ensembles and the soloists play chamber music from German and French composers like Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Debussy, Bizet…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
1313
Master Course with Hermann Prey recorded at the Richard-Strauss-Tagen Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1997. Exclusively covered were Lieder by Richard Strauss.
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6355
In 1994, 54-year old José Van Dam undertook to play the role of Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca for the first time, a part that he had refused repeatedly in the past. In April 1995 in Liège, the singer met again with stage director Nicolas Joel for the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
7762