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Sir John Falstaff is an anarchist who obeys only the reign of his own enjoyment, an egoist who feeds only his power-hunger and his own flesh, and who would prefer to raze the small-minded morals of his contemporaries like the walls of a fortress – by…
Length
160 mins
Prog. No.
6815
Live recording from the beautiful city of Prague: This entire programme could be given the title “Double”. You will be hearing a unique collection of three different works that share the theme of musical pairs in different forms and treatments.
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
6817
On the 1st of May 2020, the Berliner Philharmoniker will present, for the 30th time, its annual “Europakonzert” with which it has, throughout all these last 30 years, at changing European locations of cultural-historical significance, repeatedly…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
6806
The Easter Festival with the Berliner Philharmoniker and chief conductor Kirill Petrenko opens with Beethoven’s opera Fidelio. The symphonic impulse that boldly drives Beethoven’s music forward would exert a decisive influence on Wagner. Fidelio has…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
6807
The Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo has been invited to perform at the inner courtyard of the Prince‘s Palace in Monaco. It is a magical place, where a wonderful atmosphere meets remarkable acoustics, making it a dream come true for all music…
Length
44 mins
Prog. No.
6120
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 is undoubtedly his most famous work, and since 1985 it has been the official anthem of the European Union. The Ninth remains a cornerstone for all orchestras and conductors who dare to grapple with its monumentality, its…
Length
72 mins
Prog. No.
6814
Bertrand de Billy has been principal guest conductor of the Dresdner Philharmonie since 2014 / 2015 and he is known for his extensive repertoire ranging from Bach to premieres of contemporary composers. He is joined by a performer of fierce integrity…
Prog. No.
6782
Every existence is pulled between a desire to rise and a fear of falling. We fall asleep, we fall in love, contractions pull us out of the maternal cocoon to confront the hard laws of a terrestrial invisible force. In Skid, human relationship to…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6518
Classical music is often thought of as being austere, ponderous and stern. Yet there are examples that were explicitly intended to be the exact opposite. "Carnival of the Animals" is one of those compositions. Regarded as being plain fun by Saint…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6794
"But that's a ravenous animal" proclaimed the painter Sert when Sergei Prokofiev's Second Piano Concerto was presented in the district of Djagilev. At its premiere in 1913, the audience is said to have fled in droves: As so often, conservative minds…
Length
100 mins
Prog. No.
6816