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December 14-21: Brava’s Finest

In celebration of the holiday season, brava presents a hand-picked collection of the best, most beautiful and most popular titles in our rich and varied catalogue. During this week, you can enjoy broadcasts that can by now be considered ‘brava classics’, such as ‘A tribute to Vienna’, ‘La Bayadère’, and family-favourite ‘The adventures of Beatrix Potter’. From December 14 to 21, daily after 20:00 CET!

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December 22-26: Christmas time on brava

It is that most beautiful time of year again: Christmas! Brava has selected some of the most beautiful recordings to add lustre to the holidays, of course including perennial Christmas classics like ‘The Messiah’ and ‘The Nutcracker’. Merry Christmas! December 22 - 26 on brava.

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December 14-21: Brava’s Finest

In celebration of the holiday season, brava presents a hand-picked collection of the best, most beautiful and most popular titles in our rich and varied catalogue. During this week, you can enjoy broadcasts that can by now be considered ‘brava classics’, such as ‘A tribute to Vienna’, ‘La Bayadère’, and family-favourite ‘The adventures of Beatrix Potter’. From December 14 to 21, daily after 20:00 CET!

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December 22-26: Christmas time on brava

It is that most beautiful time of year again: Christmas! Brava has selected some of the most beautiful recordings to add lustre to the holidays, of course including perennial Christmas classics like ‘The Messiah’ and ‘The Nutcracker’. Merry Christmas! December 22 - 26 on brava.

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December 29: Giuseppe Verdi - I Vespri Siciliani

Giuseppe Verdi based his opera ‘I Vespri Siciliani’ on a French libretto by Charles Duveyrier and Eugène Scribe, which was again based on their work ‘Le duc d’Albe’. The story is based on a historical rebellion from 1282, The Sicilian Vespers. Like Verdi’s ‘Don Carlos’, which was also based on a French libretto, an Italian version of the opera was produced shortly after, commonly staged under the title ‘I Vespri Siciliani’. Watch it on brava: Monday, December 29 at 20:55 CET.

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January 19: Happy Birthday, Sir Simon Rattle!

Sir Simon Rattle is the man responsible for many of the great orchestral performances on brava. Conducting the Berliner Philharmoniker, he's given us countless hours of musical joy. On the occasion of his 60th birthday, brava honours the Maestro with a 24-hour Simon Rattle marathon! Watch it on brava: Monday, January 19, all day.

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Coming upat Brava

Bartók - Viola Concerto
18:46
Thomas Quasthoff at the Verbier Festival
19:11
Beethoven - Violin Sonata No. 9
20:13
Dvorák - Symphony No. 9 part 3
20:50

brava recommendsGitaarSalon: Chia Wei Lin

The Taiwanese guitarist  Chia Wei Lin shows his audience at the GitaarSalon in Enkhuizen what he is made of: Sunday, December 21, 13:48 CET. 

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DocumentariesA Year with the Thomanerchor

The famous Thomanerchor boys choir of Leipzig, which has been around for over eight centuries, is the subject of this gripping documentary. We follow the choir for one year, in which the successes, the pressure to perform, doubts and pride, homesickness and genuine friendship play an immense part. Don't miss it: Tuesday, December 23 at 10:06 CET.

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