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Herbert Blomstedt appears with the Gewandhaus Orchestra for the last time as the Gewandhaus Music Director in this recording. After seven successful years in Leipzig, the maestro performs a work in the Thomas Church that is especially dear to him:…
Length
117 mins
Prog. No.
5451
In 1827, a year before his death, Franz Schubert wrote one of his most important works: the Winterreise. In the song cycle the Austrian composer set the 24 poems of Wilhelm Müller to music and depicted the haunted soul and landscape of the state of…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5440
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 principal conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle, performs music by J. S. Bach. Together with the marvelous Berlin orchestra, the conductor takes on Bach's splendid St John's Passion. The solo voice parts are sung by the…
Length
123 mins
Prog. No.
5203
In the historic Weimar Herder Church Sir John Eliot Gardiner finds the perfect setting for his recording of the Bach Christmas Oratorio. Against the backdrop of the dramatic altar and Lucas Granach paintings, the Monteverdi Choir and the English…
Length
145 mins
Prog. No.
4509
This film documents a performance of the "St. Matthew Passion" in the chapel of King's College Cambridge, featuring one of the finest ensembles performing on historical instruments.
Length
180 mins
Prog. No.
5263
This live recording, from the Munich Philharmonie, features a programme of orchestral works and operatic arias by composers including Beethoven, Berg, Prokofiev, Giordano, Rossini and Verdi. Gustav Kuhn conducts the European Community Youth Orchestra…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
6249
After the success of his masterpiece "The Creation", Haydn wrote his four-part oratorio "The Seasons", with its fresh, happy expressions of rural life throughout the year. This memorable performance of the work is here interspersed with atmospheric…
Length
143 mins
Prog. No.
0753
Haydn's 'Creation' represents the culmination of the composer's long career, a consummate blend of this great musician's mature wisdom and his eternal youthfulness. A live telecast from the magnificent Jesuit Church in Lucerne, Switzerland.
Length
104 mins
Prog. No.
1164
Händel's "Messiah" is among the most popular pieces of classical music ever written. This examplary performace with the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart conducted by Helmuth Rilling takes place at the atmospheric church in Ellwangen, Bavaria.
Length
137 mins
Prog. No.
0752