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October 6-11: Strauss Week

The music of Richard Strauss is among the pinnacles of late Romantic German music. In 2014, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Strauss's birth with a special Strauss Week, presenting the full gamut of his musical oeuvre: from the brutal and blood-soaked ‘Salome’ to the gentle lyricism of ‘Der Rosenkavalier’. 

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October 13-18: Friend and Foe

Classical composers are only human: in our theme week ‘Friend and Foe’, brava offers you a glimpse into the personal lives of several composers by looking into the friendships and enmities that have been instrumental to both their lives and works. From Richard Wagner and Giacomo Meyerbeer, via the First and Second Viennese Schools, to the story of pianist Paul Wittgenstein who lost his right hand in the First World War, brava shows you that devil's intervals are not only to be found in these people's music, but in their personal lives as well.

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October 6-11: Strauss Week

The music of Richard Strauss is among the pinnacles of late Romantic German music. In 2014, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Strauss's birth with a special Strauss Week, presenting the full gamut of his musical oeuvre: from the brutal and blood-soaked ‘Salome’ to the gentle lyricism of ‘Der Rosenkavalier’. 

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October 13-18: Friend and Foe

Classical composers are only human: in our theme week ‘Friend and Foe’, brava offers you a glimpse into the personal lives of several composers by looking into the friendships and enmities that have been instrumental to both their lives and works. From Richard Wagner and Giacomo Meyerbeer, via the First and Second Viennese Schools, to the story of pianist Paul Wittgenstein who lost his right hand in the First World War, brava shows you that devil's intervals are not only to be found in these people's music, but in their personal lives as well.

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October 22: Quasthoff sings Mahler

He's a regular on brava: the German bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff. In today's brava premiere, he sings Gustav Mahler's 'Kindertotenlieder', together with the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden under the baton of Zubin Metha. Don't miss it! Wednesday, October 22 at 21:00 CEST.

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Coming upat Brava

LA Phil - Opening Night 2011
18:54
Bach - Sonata No. 6 BWV 1019
20:12
Strauss - Metamorphoses
20:30
Pierre Boulez conducts Stravinsky
20:59

brava recommendsSan Francisco Ballet: The Little Mermaid

It's ballet time on brava: The San Francisco Chronicle interprets Hans Christian Andersen's fable of 'The Little Mermaid'. Thursday, October 2, 20:56 CEST.

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DocumentariesEl Sistema

'El Sistema' is a network of children’s and youth orchestras, music centres, and workshops in Venezuela, which helps over 250,000 young people to learn an instrument, giving them a better life. Don't miss it: Wednesday, October 1, at 22:13 CEST.

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