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 9.45 pm. Afterwards, enjoy the discussed musical work or the composer in an outstanding performance with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Missed a date?
Here you can find exciting content of past dates:
Sunday, 9 august 2020
Concert video: Frank Peter Zimmermann plays Johannes Brahms’ violin concerto under the direction of Mariss Jansons.
Sunday, 19 july 2020
Concert video: Alan Gilbert conducts Tschaikowsky’s 5th Symphony at “Klassik am Odeonsplatz” 2019.
Sunday, 12 july 2020
Concert video: Mariss Jansons conducts Anton Bruckner’s 8th symphony during a guest performance in November 2017 at the Luxembourg Philharmonic.
Are you interested in a CD recording of Anton Bruckner’s 8th symphony with Mariss Jansons? We recommend:
CD-Box: Mariss Jansons – The SACD Recorsing
This Box with 10 CDs offers outstanding complete recordings of Haydn’s “Harmoniemesse” and symphonies by Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner, Mahler, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich with the Chor and Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks conducted by Mariss Jansons. More informationen
Sunday, 31 may 2020
Concert video: Mariss Jansons conducts Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and “Symphony Fantastique” by Hector Berlioz.
You’re interested in Berlioz-recordings with Mariss Jansons? We recommend:
CD-BOX: MARISS JANSONS conducts HECTOR BERLIOZ: SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE
Mariss Jansons conducts Berlioz‘ Symphonie Fantastique, op. 14. More information
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:
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:
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”