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13/08/2017

The Chopin Etudes: 13/08/2017

Chopin's Etude in A minor, Op 25 no 1.

Opus 10, No 11

The Chopin Etudes: Opus 10, No 11

Pianist Freddy Kempf plays Chopin's Etude in E flat, Op 10 No 11.

Arias

4. Mozart Uncovered: Arias

Examining arias and duets from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute.

Playing Beethoven's Fifth

Playing Beethoven's Fifth

Performed by Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique.

The Secret of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

The Secret of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

John Eliot Gardiner reveals the story behind Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.

Simon Rattle: The Making of a Maestro

Simon Rattle: The Making of a Maestro

Documentary providing unique insights into the working life of conductor Sir Simon Rattle.

The Joy of Rachmaninoff

The Joy of Rachmaninoff

A trip through Russia on the trail of the melodies of Russian giant Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Messiah at the Foundling Hospital

Messiah at the Foundling Hospital

Revealing the story of how Handel's Messiah helped save London's Foundling Hospital.

Opus 25, No 10

The Chopin Etudes: Opus 25, No 10

Pianist Freddy Kempf plays Chopin's Etude in B minor, Op 25 no 10.

Colin Davis in His Own Words

Colin Davis in His Own Words

Portrait of the late conductor Sir Colin Davis, which reveals a reluctant maestro.

Sir Colin Davis with Love: In Performance

Sir Colin Davis with Love: In Performance

Sir Colin Davis conducts part of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis at the 2011 Proms.

Hooray for Hollywood

BBC Proms: 2011 Season, Hooray for Hollywood

With excerpts from 42nd Street, Top Hat, Strike Up the Band and Swing Time.

Shostakovich Fifth Symphony

4. Masterworks: Shostakovich Fifth Symphony

Valery Gergiev explores one of the great cultural documents of Stalinist Russia.

The Solti Centenary Concert

The Solti Centenary Concert

Works by Mozart, Verdi, Strauss, Mahler and Bartok chart the course of Solti's career.

The Big Concert

The Big Concert

Highlights from this year's concert in Stirling with the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra.

Barenboim on Beethoven: Nine Symphonies That Changed the World

Barenboim on Beethoven: Nine Symphonies That Changed the World

The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra play Beethoven's symphonies in China and South Korea.

Rachmaninov Piano

4. Concerto at the BBC Proms: Rachmaninov Piano

Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 4 from the 2008 BBC Proms, with Boris Berezovsky.

Mozart Piano

3. Concerto at the BBC Proms: Mozart Piano

Mozart's Piano Concerto No 23, with American pianist Richard Goode, from 2006.

Mozart Clarinet

2. Concerto at the BBC Proms: Mozart Clarinet

Mozart's Clarinet Concerto in A major, with English clarinet soloist Julian Bliss.

Mendelssohn Violin

1. Concerto at the BBC Proms: Mendelssohn Violin

Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, performed by violin soloist Janine Jansen.

Revolution and Rebirth

4. Symphony: Revolution and Rebirth

Simon Russell Beale investigates the symphonic works of Shostakovich, Ives and Copland.

Kullervo

Kullervo

Sibelius's epic 'Kullervo' Symphony in a classic performance from 1992.

New Nations and New Worlds

3. Symphony: New Nations and New Worlds

How nationalist voices such as Dvorak and Sibelius took the symphony to wider audiences.

Beethoven and Beyond

2. Symphony: Beethoven and Beyond

Simon Russell Beale looks at the symphonies of Beethoven, Schubert, Berlioz and Liszt.

Genesis and Genius

1. Symphony: Genesis and Genius

Simon Russell Beale takes a look at the symphonic works of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

The Horrible Histories Big Prom Party

BBC Proms: 2011 Season, The Horrible Histories Big Prom Party

Featuring Horrible Histories songs alongside awesome orchestral pieces.

The Comedy Prom

BBC Proms: 2011 Season, The Comedy Prom

The first-ever Comedy Prom, hosted by Tim Minchin at the Royal Albert Hall.

Brahms' Symphony No 4

BBC Proms: 2011 Season, Brahms' Symphony No 4

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe perform two masterworks by Brahms.

Mahler's 1st Symphony with Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic

Mahler's 1st Symphony with Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic

Sir Simon Rattle conducts Mahler's 1st Symphony performed by the Berlin Philharmonic.