A splendid send off for the veteran Frühbeck de Burgos in this box set of Beethoven’s symphonies and then some.
A bargain priced warhorse with a musical performance as good as it gets.
An uneven performance from Zurich of Beethoven’s only opera is offered up by Arthaus Musik on Blu-ray.
A Blu-ray Audio treasure, Mullova and Gardiner’s smaller-scale take on two violin warhorses is a rewarding program that delivers the essence of both works.
This a Beethoven Ninth Symphony for the ages that has been given new life through high resolution remastering.
This hi-res Blu-ray Audio of Carlos Kleiber’s historic recordings will give newcomers an unprecedented insight into Beethoven’s imagination
Music and the String Quartet act as a wonderful metaphor for life in this excellent feature fiction debut from young filmmaker Yaron Zilberman.
A celestial reading of Beethoven’s solemn mass by maestro Harnoncourt and a marvelous vocal quartet and chorus. The Missa Solemnis does not get much better than this inspired performance.
C Major treats us to two vintage concerts by maestro Leonard Bernstein who puts his individual stamp on Beethoven’s final string quartet and Haydn’s Mass in Time of War. In spite of dated video and audio qualities this is still powerful music-making by a 20th century legend.
Young maestro Andris Nelsons leads super soloist Yefim Bronfman and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra through outstanding performances of two orchestral war horses, the Beethoven 5th Piano Concerto and Rimsky-Korsakov’s tone poem Scheherazade.