Composers

14 June

Spotlight Weber: seven overtures

Carl Maria von Weber was Karajan’s composer for the really important moments. It is astonishing that Weber appears...

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06 June

Spotlight Ravel: “Boléro”

Many quotes by himself and many reports by his contemporaries and biographers suggest that Karajan was obsessed with rhythm. It is also well-known that...

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31 May

Spotlight Schumann: The piano concerto

Robert Schumann’s op 54 was the piano concerto Karajan performed most often – 32 times. The pianists he worked with...

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16 May

Spotlight Rossini: overtures and string sonatas

Gioachino Rossini was not only one of the first composers Karajan recorded but also one of the first he ever conducted...

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