Berlin based Israeli-Palestinian pianist Saleem Ashkar was born and raised in Nazareth. He completed his studies in Europe and, since making his New York Carnegie Hall debut at the age [...]
The pianist’s second disc with Odradek Records, featuring the Schönberg Piano Concerto Op. 42 coupled with Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 3, Sz. 119 has been released in 2016.
The young director is highly acclaimed for his opera productions, recently Bizet’s Carmen at the Theater Regensburg or Cavalieri’s rarely performed Rappresentatione di Anima e di Corpo at Frankfurt Opera.
In 2004 Saimir Pirgu would become the youngest singer ever to debut in a principal role at the Salzburg Festival.
The soprano is frequently lauded as a leading Rossini and Mozart singer of her generation.
In 2017 the Soprano appears at Gretel in a new production at the Vienna State Opera conducted by Christian Thielemann.
The season 2016/17 the bass-baritone will make his debut at the Teatro alla Scala as Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, under the baton of Paavo Järvi.
The 2016 – 2017 Season sees his return to the Hamburg Ballet with Othello, Tatjana, and The Nutcracker.
The US-american Baritone enjoys a singular international career as an opera singer, recording artist, and “ambassador of song”.
“a musician of great technical prowess, intellectual curiosity and expressive depth” – New York Times
Lisa Batiashvili is this season’s Artist-in-Residence with the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich.
Dating back to 1997, the Heidelberg Spring International Music Festival (Heidelberger Frühling) has established itself as one of “Germany’s most exciting and innovative music festivals” (Deutschlandradio), “offering top-class performances by [...]
Soli Deo Gloria – Braunschweig Festival is an annual concert series taking place in the region around Braunschweig and Wolfsburg.
Enthusiasm for music and rhythms, always searching for new sound effects, a feeling for structure: young percussion soloist Alexej Gerassimez is active as performer, composer, and arranger.
Violinist Michael Barenboim is one of the most versatile and talented artists of his generation. 2014/15 sees Barenboim make a number of international debuts.
The actress is seen in music theatre projects as the literary-music collage “Fräulein Tod trifft Herrn Schostakowitsch”.
BASF’s commitment to the arts goes back a long way: the company has supported arts and culture since 1921. Today, BASF – as a concert promoter – regularly invites internationally [...]
“Klassik-Lounge,” hosted by rbb’s kulturradio, invites audiences to Watergate, one of Berlin’s foremost clubs, where they can enjoy a classical concert with a view of the Spree.
In den mehr als 65 Jahren seines Bestehens hat sich das WDR Sinfonierorchester als Orchester von Weltformat in und für Nordrhein-Westfalen etabliert.
Under the leadership of Elena Bashkirova, the Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival will take place from 3rd to the 12th of September 2015, the next Intonations Festival at Berlin from [...]
Igor Levit is rewarded the “Jahrespreis” of PdSK for “The Late Beethoven Sonatas” (Sony Classical).
Ensemble Resonanz represents a new generation of music-making: not only does its repertoire span from traditional to contemporary works; it also strives to find contrasts and relationships between old and [...]
The Berlin-based Artemis Quartett was founded in 1989 at the Musikhochschule Lübeck and is considered one of the world’s leading quartets of today.
Antonello Manacorda has been Principal Conductor of Kammerakademie Potsdam since 2010 and Principal Conductor of Het Gelders Orkest in The Netherlands since 2011.
Alexander Liebreich is chief conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of Munich as well as of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice.