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On 14 November 1987, a promising conductor made his Berliner Philharmoniker debut with Gustav Mahler’s Sixth Symphony: Simon Rattle. In retrospect Rattle says, “I felt that I was finding my voice on that day.” Mahler’s multifaceted work is now again…
Length
95 mins
Prog. No.
6451
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-Saëns…
Length
89 mins
Prog. No.
6769
The Wild West meets the soulful sound of Italy. Fearless New York gangsters meet cowboys from the dusty prairie. Godfather meets Taxi Driver. And the magic of cinema meets the rich sound of a first-class symphony orchestra. This exclusive live…
Length
75 mins
Prog. No.
6488
A curious customer walks into a shop where the shopkeeper begins his fascinating guide to every single instrument from its invention to its inclusion in the symphony. Along this time travelling journey, we also discover the instruments' historical…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6784