The early music world lost one of its most important figures when Nikolaus Harnoncourt passed away on March 5th, 2016.
The string quartet is the pinnacle of Classical chamber music, but the string trio doesn’t get the same respect!
We’ll sample storms on sea and land, plus a featured release by the stormily named American baroque orchestra Tempesta di Mare.
Music from the 2015 GRAMMY nominees for Best Opera, Best Classical, Classical Producer of the Year, and more. And it's not about who wins or loses...
Let's celebrate the life of early-music pioneer Frans Brüggen, who passed away in 2014. We'll also mark the 250th anniversary of Rameau's death.
We’re headed into the 19th century with Hummel piano concertos, recorded for the first time on period instruments by Solamente Naturali.
Christophe Rousset plays Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier Book II, and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin plays related works by Mozart and his contemporaries.
We’re touring Vienna, with works by Haydn and Beethoven performed on period instruments, instrumental sonatas by Schmelzer and a groundbreaking opera by Gluck.
Later than we normally go...HIP performances of music by nineteenth-century composers.
Let’s take a quick look back in time…to the year 1789…a year of news and a year to remember.