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The Art of Alteration The Art of Alteration

The Art of Alteration

Beethoven's 33 »Diabelli Variations« and the new reading by Hans Zender.

György Kurtág: Every note in the right place György Kurtág: Every note in the right place

György Kurtág: Every note in the right place

Late fame through polished and radically reduced music: About the composer György Kurtág.

Handel's Secret Handel's Secret

Handel's Secret

Even in his own lifetime, Handel was feted like a pop star. What was the composer's secret?

Unusual Stories from the Laeiszhalle Unusual Stories from the Laeiszhalle

Unusual Stories from the Laeiszhalle

Ten of the most entertaining stories about Hamburg's venerable concert hall.

Music for Organ: Top 7 Music for Organ: Top 7

Music for Organ: Top 7

Strange, sacred, intoxicating: These pieces wrote organ history.

Elbphilharmonie Explains: Countertenor Elbphilharmonie Explains: Countertenor

Elbphilharmonie Explains: Countertenor

Countertenors can sing beautifully in a high register. What is their secret?