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Gustav Mahler

Military music and trumpet calls, the sounds of nature and cow bells, funeral march and wooden mallet – there is hardly any kind of music or any instrument missing from the symphonies of Gustav Mahler (born on July 7, 1860 in the Czech town of...  more

Symphony No. 8 in E-flat major "Symphony of a Thousand"

It was a marketing coup of the concert manager to call Mahler’s Eighth Symphony the “Symphony of the Thousand”.. Mahler, on the other hand, wanted no part of the reference to a Barnum and Bailey three-ring circus. Nevertheless he was quite convinced...


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...  more

Simone Schneider, Soprano

Jacquelyn Wagner, Soprano

Jacquelyn Wagner, who started her professional business as a member of the Deutsche Oper Berlin some years ago, has developed to be one of the most interesting and sought-after sopranos of our days, who presents her repertoire on all important...  more

Regula Mühlemann, Soprano

Swiss soprano Regula Mühlemann was raised in Lucerne where she studied at the Conservatory of Lucerne with Prof. Barbara Locher. She records exclusively for Sony Classical. Her debut recording “Mozart Arias” was released in October 2016, her second...  more

Claudia Mahnke, Alto

Claudia Mahnke is one of today’s most important mezzo-sopranos, recognized internationally in the recent seasons for such performances as her Brangäne and Fricka at Bayreuth Festival, Judith in Bartok‘s Bluebeard’s Castle at Staatsoper Hamburg, as...  more

Katharina Magiera, Alto

During her studies as a Piano major in Mannheim, Katherina Magiera decided to switch to be a Voice Major studying with Professor Vera U.G. Scherr. From there she went to study with Professor Hedwig Fassbender in Frankfurt am Main, and Professor...  more

Simon O'Neill, Tenor

Described as “THE Wagnerian tenor of his generation”, Simon O’Neill appears at the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Teatro alla Scala, Deutsche Staatsoper and Deutsche Oper, and the Bayreuth, Ravinia and Salzburg festivals, with...  more

Michael Nagy, Baritone

The young baritone of Hungarian descent was at first a member of the ensemble of the Komische Oper Berlin; he then went to the Frankfurt Opera where he managed to add the important parts of Papageno (Magic Flute), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Count...  more

Evgeny Nikitin, Bass

Nikitin hails from Murmansk, in the very north of Russia. His first love was to compose, sing and play drums and guitar in heavy metal bands, but his vocal gift took him in a different direction. He was accepted at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory...  more

Philharmonischer Chor München, Chorus Master: Andreas Herrmann

The Philharmonic Chorus of Munich is one of the leading large scale concert choruses in Germany and partner chorus of the Munich Philharmonic. Its repertoire ranges throughout the choral music of every period, from early polyphonic works all the way...  more

Orfeón Donostiarra, Chorus Master: José Antonio Sainz Alfaro

Founded in 1897, this 120 year-old Choral Society from San Sebastian also has the prestige of being considered the most important choral group in Spain. Every year, this amateur society performs some 40 concerts with a repertoire which includes more...  more

Augsburger Domsingknaben, Chorus Master: Reinhard Kammler

Die Pflege hochkarätiger musica sacra für die Liturgie an der Augsburger Kathedrale ist die Grundlage für den konstanten Erfolg von Domkapellmeister Reinhard Kammler und seinen Augsburger Domsingknaben im internationalen Musikbetrieb. Dirigenten wie...  more

Johannes Berger, Organ