Philippe Jaroussky is probably the best known and most successful countertenor of the present day. His new album "Arias for Farrinelli" is dedicated to the most celebrated castrato singer of the 18th Century.
Sarah Willis goes backstage at Germany´s biggest classical music awards ceremony - the Echo Klassik Awards. Join her on the red carpet for this glamorous date in the classical music calendar!
It's been dubbed a jewel, a cathedral of music, and Germany's Statue of Liberty. After 10 years of construction, the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg opened on January 11. We're taking you there for the inaugural concert.
What matters most? Commercial success or artistic merit? To win an Echo Klassik Award, both are needed. From Sol Gabetta to Alfred Brendel, the awards gala provides a virtual Who's Who of the classical music scene.
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