The small Austrian town of Erl is on the border to Bavaria. The new concert hall can seat more than eight hundred people and has the world’s largest orchestra pit.
This hour, the work that is Beethoven's clearest musical expression of the concept of heroism: the Symphony No. 3 (Eroica)
When it comes to unfinished building projects, Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie concert hall falls nearly in a category with Berlin's airport. However, the harbor venue now has an expected completion date: January 11, 2017.
The fact that Kraftwerk hasn't performed in Berlin in over a decade testifies to the band's global success. Now the electro-pop pioneers are back to launch a mammoth program: eight different concerts in eight days.
At 91, Menahem Pressler is the oldest active concert pianist today. This exceptional musician became famous with the Beaux Arts Trio, one of the world’s greatest piano trios until its dissolution in 2008.
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