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Conductor Simon Rattle leads the Berlin Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall on October 1, 2014.
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October 1, 2014 Stream a performance by the stellar Berlin Philharmonic and conductor Simon Rattle in a program of Rachmaninov, Bruch and Stravinsky with dazzling violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter.
Yo-Yo Ma offered a graciously warm performance of Tchaikovsky's Andante Cantabile for cello and strings with student musicians.
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August 13, 2012 Hear a sparkling all-star performance with the Boston Symphony, the Boston Pops and guests including Yo-Yo Ma, James Taylor and Anne-Sophie Mutter.
December 5, 2011 A dozen items — including recordings, books, toys and even wine — to delight classical music lovers.
September 27, 2011 Hear excerpts from the acclaimed violinist's new 40-CD box set.
October 14, 2009 Beethoven whittles the world down to its essence in his "Kreutzer" Sonata for violin and piano. Commentator Rob Kapilow demonstrates how, with just two little notes, Beethoven connects an entire universe.
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March 31, 2009 Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter bares her soul in a searing, sometimes angry, beautiful performance of Brahms' Violin Concerto, recorded live and dedicated to her late husband.
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January 30, 2009 For her new recording of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Mutter traveled to the composer's old stomping ground in Leipzig, Germany, to the site where the concerto had its premiere in 1845.
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October 17, 2008 Anne-Sophie Mutter is one of the busiest musicians around, complete with new recordings, new pieces to premiere and seemingly endless concert tours. But when she's relaxing at home in Germany, she lists Ella Fitzgerald and La Bohème among her musical favorites.
July 19, 2007 Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter has been making her way through all of Mozart's major violin works. She stopped by the studio, with her longtime pianist and collaborator Lambert Orkis, to play selections from Mozart's Violin Sonatas.
November 27, 2006 To mark the composer's 250th birthday this year, violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter and pianist Lambert Orkis have been on an all-Mozart sonata concert tour. They also have released a four-CD set of 16 Mozart sonatas.
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