1151 results
The Gypsy Influence investigates the tremendous influence of so-called Gypsy music on classical composers from Haydn to Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms, to Lehár and Kálmán, Ligeti and Kurtág. In a second narrative, closely connected to the first, the…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6805
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
130 mins
Prog. No.
6815
In the first concert with Renaud Capuçon, we have three masterpieces, which, although they adopt the three-movement structure dear to Vivaldi and present features that bring them closer to the Italian models, are distinguished by their contrapuntal…
Length
93 mins
Prog. No.
6591
2020 the Stadtcasino in Basel reopens in new splendour. After renovation by the world-famous Basel architects Herzog & de Meuron, the beautiful hall dating from 1876 is once again used by the Sinfonieorchester Basel under its principal conductor Ivor…
Prog. No.
6586
Inner Landscape is a documentary about the creation of the chamber opera Si Fan, composed by Chinese composer Guo Wenjing for the Dutch ‘Nieuw Ensemble’. In Si Fan (‘yearnings of love’), Guo combines traditional opera from his native Sichuan with his…
Length
91 mins
Prog. No.
6159
After the pilot episode "Sound-Treck Austria", the second part of the series takes us on a documentary journey through Norway. ­We explore the roots of traditional music in this relatively young nation and trace its modern manifestations. We discover…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6585
In Spring 2019, the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, led by John Eliot Gardiner, presented a critically-acclaimed European tour of Handel’s opera Semele, including Alexandra Palace Theatre in London, where this live recording took place…
Length
180 mins
Prog. No.
5761
With works by Richard Strauss and Robert Schumann, the birthday concert is dedicated to two composers important for the orchestra and the city of Dresden. Strauss's work, which is based on Molière's satire 'Le bourgeois gentilhomme', has a very…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
6597
An original production by the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, with music from spy and detective movies such as Sherlock (BBC), Mission Impossible, Homeland and the very best of James Bond soundtracks.
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
6777
A night of Czech Music: Jakub Hrůša conducts Suk, Haas and Janáček: This entire programme is somewhat in the spirit of Janáček. If one did not know that the composer of the Scherzo triste was Janáček’s pupil Pavel Haas, one might reasonably attribute…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
6807