• Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven, born in December 1770 in Bonn into a musical family, attracted attention early in his life thanks to his outstanding musical talent. In 1792 the Prince Elector of Bonn sent him to Vienna to enable him to perfect his knowledge…

    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in C minor, Opus 37

    "One of the most splendid pieces ever written in this genre," said Friedrich Rochlitz, editor of the Allgemeine Musikalische Zeitung, in a review of Beethoven´s third piano concerto published in the early 19th century. When Beethoven composed this…

  • Olga Neuwirth

    "Masaot/Clocks Without Hands"

  • Igor Strawinsky

    Igor Strawinskys works stand out by virtue of their great diversity of style. There was hardly a technique or stylistic development of his time that he didn't deal with, and which did not find expression in his vast body of works, comprising…

    "Petrouchka", Version 1911

  • Valery Gergiev Conductor

    Born in Moscow, Valery Gergiev initially studied conducting under Ilya Musin at the Leningrad Conservatory. While still a student, he won the Herbert von Karajan conducting competition in Berlin. In 1978, aged 24, Valery Gergiev became assistant…

  • Daniil Trifonov Piano

    Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov – winner of Gramophone’s 2016 Artist of the Year award – has made a spectacular ascent in the world of classical music as a solo artist, a champion of the concerto repertoire, a collaborator at the keyboard in chamber…