BR-KLASSIK (English)

Orchestras and Chorus

CD-Cover: Münchner Rundfunkorchester - Great Verdi Voices | Picture: BR-KLASSIK to the audio with informations 15 Verdi Arias Great Verdi Voices

The radio recordings assembled on this CD came about between 1962 and 1984. They reveal the development of vocal presence in Germany over Germany in the over more than two decades. All these selections were accompanied by the Münchner Rundfunkorchester led by a number of different conductors. [more]

Die Orchesterakademie des Symphonieorchesters | Picture: Astrid Ackermann to the subject Encouraging Talent Orchestra Academy

The Academy has the goal of educating especially talented instrumentalists, who can meet the artistic requirements of the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks as well as those of other internationally significant orchestras. [more]

Mariss Jansons und das Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks | Picture: Peter Meisel to the article Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks The 2015/16 Concert Season

On Friday, April 17, Chief Conductor Mariss Jansons and Orchestra Manager Nikolaus Pont presented the 2015/2016 season of Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks in Munich. [more]

CD-Cover: Johann Sebastian Bach - Johannes-Passion | Picture: BR-KLASSIK to the audio with informations Johann Sebastian Bach St. John Passion

The qualities that make this live recording of a performance at the Herkulessaal in Munich’s Residence in March of 2015 so special are the fresh voices of the vocalists, the highly praised “crystal-clear sound” of the Chor des BR under the direction of peter Dijkstra and the period instrument ensemble Concerto Köln. [more]

Howard Arman | Picture: Astrid Ackermann / BR to the article New Artistic Director from 16/17 Howard Arman to become Peter Dijkstra’s Successor

As of the 16/17 concert season the Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks will welcome a new artistic director: English conductor Howard Arman, currently Music Director of Lucerne Theatre, will become Peter Dijkstra’s successor. [more]

Der Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks | Picture: Johannes Rodach to the article 70 Years in the Service of Music The Chor des BR Presents Its Anniversary Season

During the 2015/2016 season the Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks will celebrate its 70th anniversary. In the coming season, the last one with Peter Dijkstra as Artistic Director, the subscription series covers a vast musical range from the baroque era to the present day. [more]

Münchner Rundfunkorchester

Ulf Schirmer | Picture: BR / Julia Müller to the article Artistic Director Ulf Schirmer

Since September of 2006, Ulf Schirmer has held the post of Artistic Director of the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, with which he has covered a vast repertoire. [more]

CD-Cover "David Pia" | Picture: Farao Classics, Montage: BR to the audio with informations David Pia Plays Cello Concertos

From 2006 to 2008, David Pia was the principal cellist in the Münchner Rundfunkorchester. On his CD, releaased in 2015, the much sought-after soloists performs concert works by Eugen d'Albert, Max Bruch and Ernst von Dohnányi. [more]

Ulf Schirmer und das Münchner Rundfunkorchester | Picture: Denis Pernath to the overview The 2015/2016 Season Some 40 Programs in Over 70 Concerts

In the 2015/2016 season, the Münchner Rundfunkorchester will again focus on versatility and innovative programming, on collaborations with renowned guest artists, on exploring new media and possibilities and on the enriching interchange at cooperations. [more]