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Anoushka Shankar‘s father Ravi was a close personal friend of Yehudi Menuhin. For the 2016Menuhin hommage at the Konzerthaus Berlin, Anoushka honours this friendship with an evening of Indian music and traditional raggas. The famous sitar player…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
6360
“Jazz is more than just a style of music”, says Amro Salah. “It’s about freedom.” Salah, a jazz pianist, is an enthusiastic promoter of the genre. Every year he organises the Cairo Jazz Festival, but doesn’t view himself as a festival director: He is…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6441
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
Renowned conductor John Nelson with one of the world’s greatest orchestras, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Gulbenkian Choir and celebrated soloists present Beethoven’s great and well-known work “Missa Solemnis” at Gulbenkian’s Grand Auditorium…
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
7935
Since its founding over 500 years ago the Wiener Sängerknaben, a.k.a. Vienna Boys' Choir, has been a fixed attraction in musical life. A number of important musicians have been connected with the famous choir. Joseph Haydn, and Franz Schubert for…
Length
68 mins
Prog. No.
5516
This series of TV programmes presents the very best of the 16th Verbier Festival with worldwide renowned artists such as Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, René Pape, Joshua Bell and Philippe Jaroussky. Together with Malcom Martineau on the piano, the…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7912
The sound of Libera has become familiar to millions worldwide following the group's successful recordings and appearances on TV and radio; stage and film. Libera is a real “boy band” whose young members have become known for their unique musical…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5687
One of the world’s most celebrated ensembles, The King’s Singers have a packed schedule of concerts, recordings, media and education work that spans the globe. Championing the work of young and established composers, they remain consummate…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5901
The Nobel Prize Concert 2008 offers fantastic performers: Sir John Eliot Gardiner and his Monteverdi Choir, together with Eric Ericson Chamber Choir and the Scandinavian singers Miah Persson, soprano, Ann Hallenberg, alto, Helge Rönning, tenor, and…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5743
On 9 October in 1989, 70,000 people staged a peaceful demonstration calling for more freedom and democracy in the GDR. Thanks to the claim “Peaceful Revolution”, initiated by Kurt Masur as one of six prominent citizens of Leipzig, everything…
Length
86 mins
Prog. No.
5790