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Haendel composed only episodically for the church: the Dixit Dominus is a psalm written during his stay in Rome, based on the Venetian models with borrowed Gregorian singing. We are stroke by the wealth of the words we hear: emotion pierces the mind…
Length
105 mins
Prog. No.
6531
Compelling love duets, escalating conflicts and arias bursting with virtuosity and emotion. In his three Tudor Queens operas, bel canto master Gaetano Donizetti composed at the top of his game. In this concert, an international cast takes you on an…
Length
106 mins
Prog. No.
6858
Experience Verdi’s powerful and iconic Requiem in a performance at Milan’s Church of San Marco, the same place where it was premiered in 1868! The talented and audacious conductor Teodor Currentzis leads this exciting and historic concert. 19th…
Length
94 mins
Prog. No.
6836
The three Sonatinas Opus 137 were written in 1816, one of Schubert’s happiest and most prolific years. He modelled them on the Sonatas of Mozart, but they are full of unmistakable Schubertian lyricism which was much admired by Brahms. The arpeggione…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
3671
Be it Andalusian flamenco, which arose in exchange with Moorish traditions, passions unleashed in close contact to the Provence in France, or Latin America’s musical life, which flourishes at the other end of the Atlantic Ocean: the Berliner…
Length
96 mins
Prog. No.
6583
Lutoslawski’s delicate lament serves as prelude to Berlioz’s Requiem, a superlative work requiring an impressive cast of two orchestras and choirs, here under the direction of Pablo Heras-Casado. An event not to be forgotten! The concert was recorded…
Length
102 mins
Prog. No.
6507
The essence of Verdi’s Requiem can be found in the words Libera me - “Free me”. The great composer employs every means at his disposal to portray man as prisoner of himself, with both his fear of death and yearning for salvation. Recording Dates: 14…
Length
93 mins
Prog. No.
6780
Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker is one of the fixed stars of the classical ballet repertoire. Since its premiere in 1892 it has undergone many changes in both the dramaturgical and choreographic conception and artistic director Director Petr…
Length
103 mins
Prog. No.
6442
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) is considered today one of the founding fathers of the 17th century German school, whose influence on composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, his spiritual son, cannot be overestimated. Not only was he an indisputable…
Length
95 mins
Prog. No.
6752
Philippe Herreweghe, principal conductor of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic, has devoted himself for over ten years to fresh and invigorating readings of the (pre-) Romantic repertoire. Together with the Collegium Vocale, founded in 1970 by Herreweghe…
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
6057