Beethoven – Missa Solemnis (Thielemann)

Conducted by Christian Thielemann, the Staatskapelle Dresden and Dresden State Opera Chorus perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123. Soloists: Krassimira Stoyanova: soprano, Elīna Garanča: mezzo-soprano, Michael Schade: tenor, Franz-Josef Selig: bass. Live recording in Dresden, February 2010.

Beethoven – Egmont Overture (Vienna Philharmonic and Thielemann)

The Vienna Philharmonic orchestra (Wiener Philharmoniker) plays the Overture of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Egmont, Op. 84, a set of incidental music pieces for the 1787 play of the same name by the German writer and statesman Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832). Conductor: Christian Thielemann.

Flórez sings “Heut’ nacht hab’ ich geträumt von Dir” by Emmerich Kálmán

Peruvian operatic tenor Juan Diego Flórez sings Emmerich Kálmán’s “Heut’ Nacht hab’ ich geträumt von Dir”, The Violet of Montmartre – “This night I dreamed of you”. This marvelous aria is a so-called filler. It’is often embedded in a concert performance of Die Csárdásfürstin (an operetta in 3 acts by Hungarian composer Emmerich Kálmán), because […]

Strauss: Four Last Songs & An Alpine Symphony

A beautiful Richard Strauss concert: Four Last Songs & An Alpine Symphony. Soprano: Anja Harteros. Staatskapelle Dresden conducted by Christian Thielemann.

Maurizio Pollini plays Brahms’ Piano Concerto No.1

Italian classical pianist Maurizio Pollini plays Johannes Brahms’ Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, Op. 15 at Semperoper, Dresden. Staatskapelle Dresden conducted by Christian Thielemann. Recorded in June 2011.

Beethoven – Symphony No. 8 (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor: Christian Thielemann)

Conducted by Christian Thielemann, The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (Wiener Philharmoniker) plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93.

Beethoven – Symphony No. 7 (Wiener Philharmoniker & Thielemann)

Conducted by Christian Thielemann, The Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92.

Beethoven – Symphony No. 1 (Berlin Philharmonic – Karajan)

Conducted by Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker) plays Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21.

Beethoven – Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral” (Wiener Philharmoniker – Conductor: Christian Thielemann)

Conducted by Christian Thielemann, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, also known as the “Pastoral Symphony” (German Pastoral-Sinfonie).

Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op 67 (Wiener Philharmoniker, Thielemann)

Conducted by Christian Thielemann, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) performs Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op 67. Written in 1804-1808, Beethoven’s fifth is one of the best-known compositions in classical music. It is first performed in Vienna’s Theater an der Wien(1) in 1808. Then, it became one of the most […]