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Late Night with Barbara Hannigan on 3Sat

11.03.2017 22h10 (70 minutes)

Barbara Hannigan Mahler Chamber Orchestra LUCERNE FESTIVAL im SOMMER 2014

To be sure, there are pianists who also conduct, and concert masters who lead their orchestra from the violin desk. But a star soprano who coordinates a large instrumental ensemble while at the same time negotiating the trickiest coloratura singing is something entirely new. That is, until Barbara Hannigan came along to reveal this remarkable […]

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Maestras – the long journey of women to the podium | on 3Sat

11.03.2017 21h15 (55 minutes)

401_maestras_still1bearb Sylvia Caduff

Being a female conductor means being an exception. Even today. When a woman stands on the podium she is, in most cases, somehow “the first”: the first to lead a world-class orchestra, the first to conduct the “Last Night of the Proms” in London, the first to win the German Conductor Prize. For decades, this […]

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Schumann Symphony No. 2 | Dresden Music Festival with Jan Vogler on Arte

26.02.2017 18h30 (45 minutes)

Abschlusskonzert Musikfestspiele Dresden

The Dresden Festival Orchestra is made up of exceptional international specialists of historical performance practice from some of Europe’s leading early music ensembles. Under the direction of Ivor Bolton, its principal conductor, the orchestra recaptures the original sounds of different epochs with a passion for discovery, precision and a fine sense of authentic interpretation. The […]

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Screening in Berkeley, CA: Isang Yun – In Between

19.02.2017 4:15 PM (60 minutes)

Isang Yun In between Border Fenster Grenze Window_c_AccentusMusic

The UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA, will screen “Isang Yun – In Between” on February 19 at 4:15 PM. More information here: www.otherminds.org/shtml/om22-info.shtml This documentary, directed by Maria Stodtmeier, filmed in North and South Korea, explores whether music can overcome the boundaries of a divided […]

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Maestras – the long journey of women to the podium | on RSI 1 (Switzerland)

19.02.2017 ~ 11h10 (55 minutes)

401_maestras_still1bearb Sylvia Caduff

Being a female conductor means being an exception. Even today. When a woman stands on the podium she is, in most cases, somehow “the first”: the first to lead a world-class orchestra, the first to conduct the “Last Night of the Proms” in London, the first to win the German Conductor Prize. For decades, this […]

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Zubin Mehta at 80 – Jubilee Concert from Mumbai with works by Ravel on Arte

29.01.2017 18h30 (45 minutes)

Zubin Mehta 80 Mumbai_c_Accentus Music

“I’m a pucca Indian. Mumbai is my home,” says Zubin Mehta about his birthplace. The Musical Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra travelled to India with “his” inspiring 110-member orchestra and on April 17th and 18th, 2016 they celebrated Maestro Mehta’s 80th birthday with two fantastic concerts at the National Center of Performing […]

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Isang Yun – In Between North and South Korea | on Arte

22.01.2017 23h55 (60 minutes)

Isang Yun In between Border Fenster Grenze Window_c_AccentusMusic

This documentary, directed by Maria Stodtmeier, filmed in North and South Korea, explores whether music can overcome the boundaries of a divided country. There is one figure of the two Koreas, whose outstanding biography in itself forms a bridge between both worlds: The Korean composer Isang Yun, one of the very few people acknowledged on […]

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80 years Israel Philharmonic Orchestra – Jubilee Concert with Zubin Mehta on 3Sat

14.01.2017 20h15 (105 minutes)

Zubin Mehta Israel Philharmonic Orchestra IPO

On December 26th, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrated its 80th anniversary with an all-Beethoven program. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) was founded in 1936 by Bronislaw Huberman and its inaugural concert, on 26 December 1936, was conducted by Arturo Toscanini. 80 years later on the same day, Zubin Mehta, the orchestra’s musical director for life, […]

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