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Leonard Bernstein based his Serenade for violin and orchestra on Plato's "Symposium". Like every work by Bernstein, the Serenade is rife with melodic and rhythmic vibrancy and originality.
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
0144
An exploration of the Prometheus myth through the works of four composers, evocatively visualized by television director Christopher Swann. Ludwig van Beethoven "Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus" Franz Liszt "Prometheus" Alexander Scriabin "Promethée",…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
0194
Claude Debussy Trois Nocturnes Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Overture to "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Length
48 mins
Prog. No.
0239
The Czech composer based his libretto on the play "Le Voyage de Thésée" by his friend and trusted source of inspiration, Georges Neveux. Martinu is said to have written the opera for Maria Callas. In this production, the role is sung by the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
0583
A popular programme performed in the beautiful outdoor setting of the Ceský Krumlov castle gardens in the Czech Republic.
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
1183
A unique collaboration between three star performers for an all-Beethoven programme. Concerto for Piano, Violin, Violoncello and Orchestra in C major Fantasy for Piano, Choir and Orchestra in C minor
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
1213
Recorded live on July 16th from the Freiburg Cathedral, with soprano Barbara Bonney, worldwide renowned for the clarity of her voice and the precision of her diction and baritone Matthias Goerne, whose recent interpretation with Sir Alfred Brendel…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
1638
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi became the leading representative of the development of the early Neapolitan Opera Buffa. "La Serva Padrona", his most popular opera until today, caused the "Buffonisten" controversy at its premiere in 1752.
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
1814
"Livietta e Tracollo" is the intermezzo of Pergolesi's last opera for the city of Naples, Adriano in Syria. Like "La Serva Padrona", "Livietta el Tracollo" enjoyed a long run in the repertoire of the opera houses.
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
1815
Sir Roger Norrington shares his fresh and clear view of Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 with the audience. His approach to the repertoire of the Classical period and his work on score, subtleties in sound, orchestration and even the seating and playing…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
1816