audiovisual concert guide

masterpieces of classical music

In the “Masterpieces of Classical Music” series, top-class artists and musicologists present selected pieces on ARD-alpha every Sunday at 10.00 pm. Afterwards, enjoy the discussed musical work or the composer in an outstanding performance with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

the dates at a glance

Mariss Jansons (c) Peter Meisel
Mariss Jansons
sunday, 31 may 2020

9.45 pm: Music documentation
Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

10.15 pm: Concert video
Mariss Jansons and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms in London

To the broadcast

Missed a date?

Here you can find exciting content of past dates:

sunday, 24 may 2020

In case you missed Schuberts Symphony No. 7 in B minor, D 759 “The Unfinished Symphony” we recommend the following CD:

Maazel: Schubert 1 bis 8
CD: LORIN MAAZEL conducts SCHUBERTS symphonies 1-8

In March 2001 the BRSO and former chief conductor Lorin Maazel performed the complete Symphonies by Franz Schubert. More information


sunday, 17 may 2020

Concert video: Bernard Haitink and the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra with Beethoven’s ninth symphony and “Meeres Stille und Glückliche Fahrt”.


sunday, 10 may 2020

You’re interested in Beethoven-recordings with Mariss Jansons? We recommend:

Jansons Beethoven CD DVD Box
CD-BOX: MARISS JANSONS CONDUCTS BEETHOVEN 1-9

6 CDs with all nine Beethoven-Symphonies, recorded 2012 in Munich and Tokyo. More information

DVD-BOX: MARISS JANSONS – THE BEETHOVEN SYMPHONIES

Live-recordings from the Suntory Hall in Tokyo from 2012 with the BRSO conducted by Mariss Jansons – with all nine Beethoven-Symphonies. More information (German)


sunday, 26. April 2020

Concert video: Simone Young and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra with Mozart’s “Jupiter Symphony”