Composers

02 February

Spotlight Walton: The First Symphony

It is a well-known fact that Karajan met some of the most important composers of his time – from Richard Strauss to Hans Werner Henze. The case with William Walton seems to be special as they were not only colleagues but friends...

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18 January

Spotlight Verdi: “Aida”

When Karajan conducted “Aida” for the first time in Vienna in 1951, it was not at the State Opera. As with “Carmen” three years later, he caused a stir...

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04 January

Spotlight Berg: orchestral works

It is generally accepted in the biographies about Karajan that his dedication to Mahler and the Second Viennese School was a major project in the 1970s. Even his critics consider the LP box with works of Arnold Schönberg, Anton von Webern and Alban Berg to be...

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22 December

Spotlight Tchaikovsky: The ballet suites

There are a lot of pieces that Karajan only recorded once and never performed live. But it was unusual for him...

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