27 January

Researching Karajan’s art of conducting

In 2017, the “Eliette and Herbert von Karajan Institute“ initiated a musicological project about Herbert von Karajan’s art of interpretation. We were able to receive support from the prestigious “Wissenschaftsfonds (Science Found)”...

26 January

Karajan artists: José Carreras – the man with two lives

José Carreras is not only one of the most famous tenors of our time but was also an irreplaceable singer for Karajan’s opera productions in the 1970s and 1980s. Their “Don Carlo”, “La Bohème”, “Aida” and “Carmen” were a tremendous success...

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...

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