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Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Jeremy Denk - Conductor and piano

Jeremy Denk - Conductor and piano
They're the only full-time chamber orchestra in the USA and this concert with pianist, Jeremy Denk is a show stopper!

IVES: Largo
IVES: In the...

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Christian Zacharias - Piano

A final concert that is the culmination of a beautiful multi-year relationship between Zacharias and the SPCO.

BACEWICA: Concerto for Strings

New York Philharmonic: Alan Gilbert - Conductor

Alan Gilbert - Conductor
Rudolf Buchbinder - Piano

If Buchbinder isn't one of your favorite people, he should be. He's played all over the world with the best orchestras on the planet...

Minnesota Orchestra: Osmo Vanska

Osmo Vanska - conductor
Pekka Kuusisto - violin

From their European tour this summer, the Minnesota Orchestra plays Beethoven at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.


Los Angeles Philharmonic: Leonard Slatkin - conductor

Leonard Slatkin - conductor
Truls Mork - cello

From the Piatigorsky International Cello Festival, Grammy award winner Truls Mork plays Elgar.

ROSSINI: Overture to William Tell...

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Nicholas McGegan - Conductor

Nicholas McGegan - Conductor
Martin Chalifour - Violin
Nathan Cole - Violin
Ariana Ghez - Oboe
Whitney Crockett - Bassoon
Robert deMaine - Cello

A beautiful...

Houston Symphony: Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor

Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor
Gabriela Montero - Piano

Gabriela Montero is a musician's musician who has a tremendous capacity that few others in the biz have - making stuff up on...

Last Night of the 2016 BBC Proms

BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Singers
Sakari Oramo - Conductor
Juan Diego Florez - Tenor

It's an amazing party/concert event and also the sad end to...

From the 2016 BBC Proms: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Edward Gardner - Conductor

We're at the BBC Proms with a group of amazing kids - the NYOGB.

SCHIPHORST: Gravitational Waves

From the 2016 BBC Proms: Juanjo Mena - Conductor

BBC Philharmonic
Juanjo Mena - Conductor
Steven Osborne - Piano

We're at the BBC Proms to hear pianist Steven Osborne play Benjamin Britten's underrated piano concerto.


Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra: Sir Roger Norrington - Conductor

Sir Roger Norrington - Conductor
Robert Levin - Piano

We're at the BBC Proms with a purist (Norrington) and an improviser (Levin). The sky's the limit!

BERLIOZ: Beatrice and...

From the 2016 BBC Proms: Vladimir Jurowski - Conductor

London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir
Vladimir Jurowski - Conductor

We're at the BBC Proms for one of the best known pieces of music ever written!


From the 2016 BBC Proms: Valery Gergiev - Conductor

Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Valery Gergiev - Conductor
Behzod Abduraimov - Piano

We're at the BBC Proms for one of the best known pieces of music ever written!


Houston Symphony: Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor

Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor
Andrew Watts - Piano

He's the new 'it' guy, and for good reason. Orozco-Estrada is young, handsome and dripping with charisma. And it doesn't hurt...

Los Angeles Philharmonic: Gustavo Dudamel - Conductor

Gustavo Dudamel - Conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes - Piano

Sometimes more is twice as nice! As part of his Beethoven Journey, Leif Ove Andsnes pulls out two piano concertos in this...

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Kelly O'Connor - Mezzo-soprano

Edo de Waart - Conductor
Kelly O'Connor - Mezzo-soprano

MacArthur Genius grant winner, John Harbison, was co-commissioned by various artistic groups including the SPCO to create the...

Nashville Symphony Orchestra: ROSSINI: Overture to the Barber of Seville

Giancarlo Guerrero - Conductor
Johannes Moser - Cello

This concert includes top picks from any Classical Top 40 list and is proof that music is meant to make you feel great!



John Storgards - Conductor
Sol Gabetta - Cello
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From Finland with love - John Storgards, conductor of Helsinki...

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Louis Langree - Conductor
Kirill Gerstein - Piano

Not just some pretty music this concert highlights the best of the lushness characteristic of music from the mid-1800s.


Los Angeles Philharmonic: Yuja Wang - Piano

Mirga Grazynte-Tyla - Conductor
Lionel Bringuier - Conductors
Yuja Wang - Piano

In a showcase of brilliant, new talent the LA Philharmonic bring out their talented young guns....

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra: Christian Zacharias - Conductor

Christian Zacharias - Conductor and Piano
Maiya Papach - Viola

It's a Haydn Oreo with Mozart as the creamy filling. Sooo nice.

HAYDN: Symphony No. 40
MOZART: Piano...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Jeffrey Kahane - Conductor
Natasha Paremski - Piano

Numbers can be misleading. The title says it's his second but it's really Chopin's FIRST piano concerto, and he wrote it when he...

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra - Symphony Cast

No doubt about it. Between the snow, ice and cold there were times this winter when it was rough. So, looking ahead to greener pastures, it's a good time to focus on Beethoven - or Disney.


Symphony Cast: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra - Julia Fischer - Violin

Michael Tilson Thomas - Conductor
Julia Fischer - Violin

From the Czech Republic - yep, not kidding - the musicians from the city by the bay come to us from their European tour!

Houston Symphony: Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor

Andres Orozco-Estrada - Conductor
Patricia Kopatchinskaja - Violin

Andres is fun to watch as he conducts the HSO - no two ways about. He doesn't disappoint in this great concert, but...