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Zhu Xiao-Mei: How Bach Defeated Mao

23.10.2016 23h35 (58 minutes)

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Music, especially Bach’s music, gave this artist the strength to survive unimaginable challenges. Zhu Xiao-Mei belongs to the “Lost Generation” that endured the worst excesses of Mao’s regime: several years of “re-education”, five years in a work camp, her family destroyed, endless deprivation and political intrigue… “Zhu Xiao-Mei: How Bach defeated Mao” is a portrait of […]

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Beethoven Violin Concerto – Nikolaj Znaider, Riccardo Chailly, Gewandhausorchester

23.10.2016 18h25 (50 minutes)

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Muscular yet elegant, eloquent and charismatic – terms that flow from journalists’ pens when referring to Nikolaj Znaider. The Danish artist once again affirmed his reputation as one of the most distinguished violinists of our time with his performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s violin concerto with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig under the baton of its musical […]

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