Mozart – Symphony Nos 39 – 40 – 41 (Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Harnoncourt)

Conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, one of the most innovative and influential conductors of the second half of the 20th century, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543; Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV. 550; and Symphony No. 41 in C major, K. 551 (nicknamed […]

Monteverdi – L’Orfeo (Harnoncourt)

Conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt, the Ensemble and Choir of Zürich perform Claudio Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo (SV 318), sometimes called La favola d’Orfeo, a late Renaissance/early Baroque favola in musica, or opera, with a libretto by Alessandro Striggio. Filmed in 1978. Director: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle. The work is based on the Greek legend of Orpheus, and tells the […]

Mozart concert (Cecilia Bartoli and Nikolaus Harnoncourt)

A Mozart concert – arias and Symphony No.38 (popularly known as the Prague Symphony). Soloist: Italian coloratura mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli. Concentus Musicus Wien conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

Mozart – Violin Concerto No.1 (Gidon Kremer)

Latvian classical violinist and conductor Gidon Kremer plays Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat major, K. 207. Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt.