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  • A Different Way

    A Different Way

    A portrait of bandoneon virtuoso Rodolfo Mederos and a city he loves, Buenos Aires: "Making music grants us the possibility of being ourselves..."
  • Beethoven: Complete Piano Concertos

    Beethoven: Complete Piano Concertos

    Featuring Murray Perahia, with Sir Neville Marriner conducting the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, in historic videos made at London's Royal Festival Hall
  • Hans van Manen: Black Cake

    Hans van Manen: Black Cake

    Danced by the Bavarian State Ballet to music by Tchaikovsky, Janácek, Stravinsky, Mascagni and Massenet, the ballet depicts a society party with many of its undercurrents...
  • Carmen and Then Some

    Carmen and Then Some

    "A feast for eyes and ears": Bizet's passion-filled opera Carmen, from Austria's St. Margarethen Festival-- recorded live, with Nadia Krasteva in the title role
  • Now, Then, and Forever

    Now, Then, and Forever

    Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana invited three of his favorite bluesmen to take the Montreux stage with him in 2004-- a night to remember
  • Picks for the Week of May 18

    Picks for the Week of May 18

    Santana and friends at Montreux; a Carmen from Austria's St. Margarethen festival, with Nadia Krasteva; and Chopin piano concertos by Garrick Ohlsson...
  • Great Jazz: Burton and Ozone

    Great Jazz: Burton and Ozone

    Vibraphonist Gary Burton and pianist Makoto Ozone—both noted for their virtuoso technique and innovative style--in a concert of improvised music
  • Mozart in Salzburg

    Mozart in Salzburg

    From the composer's birthplace comes an elegant program including the Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467, and the Symphony No. 39, K. 543