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Danish Queen designs Nutcracker costumes

It’s a Christmas production of ‘The Nutcracker’ with a difference – in the Danish capital Copenhagen, all the sets and costumes are designed by none other than the Queen…

It’s a Christmas production of ‘The Nutcracker’ with a difference – in the Danish capital Copenhagen, all the sets and costumes are designed by none other than the Queen…

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Too hot to Handel: Conductor Cosma clocks up musical milestone

The Romanian Youth Orchestra recently took part in a very special performance at the Palais des Congrès de Paris under the baton of conductor

The Romanian Youth Orchestra recently took part in a very special performance at the Palais des Congrès de Paris under the baton of conductor

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Amsterdam welcomes Maestro Gatti

Milanese Maestro Daniele Gatti takes the helm of Amsterdam's world renowned Concertgebouw Orchestra

Milanese Maestro Daniele Gatti takes the helm of Amsterdam's world renowned Concertgebouw Orchestra

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Yuja Wang, the pianist who will not go quietly

In partnership with: To the outside observer, Yuja Wang, may seem more like a Rock ‘n’ Roll star than a concert pianist.

In partnership with: To the outside observer, Yuja Wang, may seem more like a Rock ‘n’ Roll star than a concert pianist.

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The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra electrifies Salzburg with Wagner

Nearing 20, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, created by Daniel Barenboim and the late Edward Said in the interests of musical harmony bringing social divides, still wanders far from its musicians' ho

Nearing 20, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, created by Daniel Barenboim and the late Edward Said in the interests of musical harmony bringing social divides, still wanders far from its musicians' ho

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Warming up for Salzburg show

An orchestra and vocal ensemble from the Czech Republic rehearse ahead of their appearance at the Salzburg Festival.

An orchestra and vocal ensemble from the Czech Republic rehearse ahead of their appearance at the Salzburg Festival.

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Master class at the Järvi Academy

Among the most relevant features of the Pärnu Music Festival is the Järvi International Academy for Conducting, a series of master-classes offering a unique opportunity for young conductors to enjoy p

Among the most relevant features of the Pärnu Music Festival is the Järvi International Academy for Conducting, a series of master-classes offering a unique opportunity for young conductors to enjoy p

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Flashmob orchestra floods Berlin shopping centre

The German Symphonic Orchestra, led by honorary conductor Kent Nagano, held an impromptu concert in a Berlin shopping mall.

The German Symphonic Orchestra, led by honorary conductor Kent Nagano, held an impromptu concert in a Berlin shopping mall.

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Juan Diego Flórez: singing for Peru's disadvantaged children

Juan Diego Flórez is giving disadvantaged children a bright future through the power of music. Inspired by Venezuelan music network “El Sistema” the

Juan Diego Flórez is giving disadvantaged children a bright future through the power of music. Inspired by Venezuelan music network “El Sistema” the

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Juan Diego Flórez changing lives with Symphony for Peru

Juan Diego Flórez inspires thousands of children in his home country Peru with his foundation “Symphony for Peru.” The tenor superstar explained how

Juan Diego Flórez inspires thousands of children in his home country Peru with his foundation “Symphony for Peru.” The tenor superstar explained how

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Yuja Wang plays Brahms, Schumann and Beethoven

This concert is brought to you by medici.tv, the leading online channel for classical music. With impeccable technique and tremendous musical

This concert is brought to you by medici.tv, the leading online channel for classical music. With impeccable technique and tremendous musical

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Playing for Palmyra - Russia holds a concert in the ruins

The orchestra from Russia's Marinsky Theatre has staged a surprise concert in the amphitheatre of the historic Syrian city.

The orchestra from Russia's Marinsky Theatre has staged a surprise concert in the amphitheatre of the historic Syrian city.

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Zurich's Tonhalle Orchestra triumphs on tour

With young Lionel Bringuier at the helm, and starring Lisa Batiashvili and Gautier Capuçon, the Zurich Tonhalle has been wowing the audience in Vienna

With young Lionel Bringuier at the helm, and starring Lisa Batiashvili and Gautier Capuçon, the Zurich Tonhalle has been wowing the audience in Vienna

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Hungarian classical music TV talent show goes global

A Hungarian TV talent show that uncovers young classical musicians is going global. The first season of Virtuosos was a huge hit for Hungarian state

A Hungarian TV talent show that uncovers young classical musicians is going global. The first season of Virtuosos was a huge hit for Hungarian state

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Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt dies aged 86

The renowned Austrian conductor, Nikolaus Harnoncourt has died aged 86. Known to millions from performances including the New Year’s concert by the

The renowned Austrian conductor, Nikolaus Harnoncourt has died aged 86. Known to millions from performances including the New Year’s concert by the

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Music and Shakespeare

Over 300 operas have a Shakespearean connection. How come the Bard has been such a huge hit with composers?

Over 300 operas have a Shakespearean connection. How come the Bard has been such a huge hit with composers?

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Budapest celebrates 90 years of György Kurtág

As Hungarian composer György Kurtág celebrates his 90 th birthday Budapest is marking his career with a week- long festival.

As Hungarian composer György Kurtág celebrates his 90 th birthday Budapest is marking his career with a week- long festival.