Gidon Kremer, Keith Jarrett, Susan Bickley, Alexander Malter, Alexei Lubimov, Thomas Demenga, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Lynne Dawson, The Hilliard Ensemble, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Vox Clamantis, Sinfonietta Riga, Lithuanian Chamber […]
An abundance of facial hair is not restricted to the sensitive male indie-rocker set. Three of the four players in the Danish String Quartet could easily pass for hipster Brooklyn beard farmers. […]
The MISA (Music In The Summer Air) Festival’s tradition continues in Shanghai with a quaint but nonetheless modern program executed by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra! Watch this surprising performance which includes a […]
Composer and visual artist Tristan Perich explores the lowest digital representation of electronic music in his piece 1-Bit Symphony, a composition in five movements housed on a microchip inside a CD case. […]
An insight into classical composer Max Richter’s “Sleep,” an epic eight-hour lullaby designed to ease the audience into unconsciousness.
Well-known conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim has unveiled a new type of piano which differs significantly from the standard concert grand piano. Barenboim has built a reputation over the years for his […]
A closer look at the Grand Hall. What does »vineyard« architecture mean? And what exactly is the »white skin«? Why are the concert halls of the Elbphilharmonie decoupled? Here you can find […]
Members of the Berlin Philharmonic have still not chosen a new chief conductor despite more than 11 hours of discussions. The prestigious orchestra is apparently in deadlock over finding a successor to […]
American concert pianist and composer Bruce Brubaker has spent more than 20 years studying and interpreting the music of the master minimalist Philip Glass. A former student and teacher at New York’s […]
The Tehran Symphony Orchestra survived wars, coups, and the Islamic Revolution — but fell victim to financial pressure from sanctions. Now, it’s been revived.