28 September

Karajan artists: Plácido Domingo – Karajan’s ultimate tenor

“I arrived at 10 and took my place. All of a sudden, I saw the red light next to Karajan go on. He began to conduct, and in fifty-five minutes we had finished recording the first act. ‘Maestro,’ I said... ”

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28 September

Spotlight Schumann: The Fourth Symphony

The Fourth was Karajan’s favourite Schumann symphony. This is quite unusual. The “Spring Symphony” and the “Rhenish” are generally much more popular. More than that: the Fourth...

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21 September

Spotlight Grieg: Suites and the piano concerto

Karajan’s approach to Edvard Grieg was an “economical” one and took place almost completely in the studio...

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14 September

Karajan artists: Katia Ricciarelli – the perfect legato

Legato. This was one of Karajan’s main themes in his aesthetic credo. And the tenderest pianississimo. This singer...

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