26 January

Spotlight Mendelssohn: The orchestral works

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy was one of the most important and influential composers in the first half of the 19th century, admired by Goethe, Schumann, Wagner and Berlioz, a genius, a prodigy and a European celebrity...

20 January

Spotlight Hindemith: Symphony “Mathis der Maler”

Hindemith was a universal master of German music in the 20th century. He was able to play almost every orchestral instrument and invented a unique tonal system of his own...

12 January

Spotlight Debussy: Three masterworks

Although Karajan conducted “Nocturnes” and “Trois chansons de Charles d’ Orléans” in a few concerts in 1953, his commitment to the oeuvre of Claude Debussy focused on three works...

05 January

Spotlight Mozart: The Da Ponte Operas

During his career, Karajan conducted all three “Da Ponte operas”. The first of them, “The Marriage of Figaro”, was written in 1785/86...

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