haitink conducts beethoven

Shortly before Bernard Haitink announced his imminent departure from the conductor’s podium, he conducted Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra. Now you can enjoy the live recording on CD!

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Diana Damrau: “Im Abendrot”

Diana Damrau sings “Im Abendrot” from the “Four Last Songs” by Richard Strauss. It is conducted by Daniel Harding. A recording of our tour concert on 3.11.2019 in the Queen Elisabeth Hall in Antwerp.

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BRSO in HAmburg

On October 29,  the BRSO was a guest at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg. Mariss Jansons conducted the 10th symphony by Shostakovich. Here is a part of the second movement.

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Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Shortly after it was founded by Eugen Jochum in 1949 the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (BRSO) developed into an orchestra of international repute. The British trade journal Gramophone placed it among the top ten of ‘the world’s greatest orchestras’, as did the Japanese music magazine Mostly Classic.

Whether in its Munich concerts or on its worldwide tours, the BRSO works on a regular basis with renowned conductors and soloists. It can boast of numerous CD releases and prizes, including a Grammy for ‘best orchestral performance’ and the German Record Critics’ Prize.

The core missions of the BRSO also include promoting young talent and cultivating the music of our time. Since 2003 the orchestra has been headed by the Latvian conductor Mariss Jansons.

Click here for more on the history of the BRSO

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