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Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony has the character of an appeal. From the very start, the four-note “fate” motif casts a spell on listeners. The German Beethoven expert Wulf Konold illustrates the ingenious variations of this motif on piano…
Length
35 mins
Prog. No.
5602
Robert Schumann’s famous piano concerto is not a traditional virtuoso showpiece but a cooperative venture between the soloist and the orchestra. This new relationship transported the piano concerto into the realm of symphonic music. The German…
Length
31 mins
Prog. No.
5606
Almost no musical work has had such a powerful influence or evoked as much controversy as Igor Stravinsky's ballet score “The Rite of Spring”. The work's premiere on May 29, 1913, at the Théatre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, was scandalous. The…
Length
33 mins
Prog. No.
5620

The Swedish composer, flutist and keyboardist Björn J. Lindh and the Swedish pianist Staffan Scheja create together their own interpretation of the changing face of Europe.

Length
31 mins
Prog. No.
0694
The most famous vocalist worldwide had a much acclaimed solo performance at the Münchner Klaviersommer 1988 at the Philharmonie. The set closed with a duet on the theme of „Round Midnight“ together with Herbie Hancock.
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6292

Celebrating New Year's Eve in a legendary duo performance on saxophone and drums, 'Lounge Lizard' John Lurie, actor, performer and musician, talks about love and life and gives a gentle insight into modern time's hipster attitudes.

Length
31 mins
Prog. No.
0145

Junko Onishi is one of the most exciting new discoveries of 'Blue Note'. Her imaginative interpretations of music from Duke Ellington to Sonny Rollins, together with her own compositions, have shown her to be a virtuoso pianist and composer of…

Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0576
The story of Caffé Taci, downtown Manhattan: the craziest place in the opera universe, with diamond dealers, losers, up-and-coming singers, opera stars like René Pape, an-85-year-old Russian pianist, aficionados, agents and bohemians. Life is a big…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5675
Length
33 mins
Prog. No.
0154
Length
38 mins
Prog. No.
0155