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CLASSICAL MUSIC


CLASSICAL MUSICBefore the 17th century composition was confined mainly to sacred works and, in the secular sphere, to madrigals and canzonets. Palestrina was the first composer of polyphonic music but Monteverdi, Purcell and Lille were the stars of the 17th century. In the 18th century, known as the golden age, Germany produced six of the worlds most famous musicians J.S. Bach, Handel, Gluck, Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. The 19th century is represented by Schubert, Wagner, Mahler, Bruckner Berlioz, Chopin, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn and in the 20th century composers of note included Delius, Ravel, Bartok, Elgar, Walton, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, Britten, Tippett, Bliss and Schoenberg. Aside from the composers our archive includes the finest conductors, instrumentalist, orchestras and ensembles past and present. We are continually adding to our collection so, if you cannot find the right image, contact us - it may be on its way.

STEVEN ISSERLIS <br>b. 1958 British cellist <br>in rehearsal with the BBC rehearsal Orchestra  <br>The BBC Proms 2010 <br>at the Royal Albert Hall London UK  <br>5 September 2010  <br>Credit : Sisi Burn / ArenaPAL  <br>
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STEVEN ISSERLIS
b. 1958 British cellist
in rehearsal with the BBC rehearsal Orchestra
The BBC Proms 2010
at the Royal Albert Hall London UK
5 September 2010
Credit : Sisi Burn / ArenaPAL
LONDON HAYDN STRING QUARTET <br>Members include Catherine Manson Michael Gurevich James Boyd and Richard Lester <br>2009 <br>Credit : Benjamin Harte / ArenaPAL
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LONDON HAYDN STRING QUARTET
Members include Catherine Manson Michael Gurevich James Boyd and Richard Lester
2009
Credit : Benjamin Harte / ArenaPAL
BORODIN QUARTET <br>Ruben Aharonian - violin <br>Andrei Abramenkov - violin <br>Igor Naidin - viola <br>Vladimir Balshin - cello<br>City of London Festival 2009<br>Drapers' Hall London UK<br>6 July 2009 <br>Credit: Robert Piwko / ArenaPAL <br>
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BORODIN QUARTET
Ruben Aharonian - violin
Andrei Abramenkov - violin
Igor Naidin - viola
Vladimir Balshin - cello
City of London Festival 2009
Drapers' Hall London UK
6 July 2009
Credit: Robert Piwko / ArenaPAL
THE ISRAEL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RISHON-LEZION <br>with conductor Dan Ettinger <br>at the Rishon-Lezion Performing Arts Center Israel  <br>November 2009 <br>Credit : Dan Porges / ArenaPAL <br>
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THE ISRAEL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RISHON-LEZION
with conductor Dan Ettinger
at the Rishon-Lezion Performing Arts Center Israel
November 2009
Credit : Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
LANG LANG  <br>Chinese pianist ( born 1982)  <br>in concert with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Zubin Mehta conducting <br>at The Mann Auditorium Tel Aviv Israel <br>20 October 2009 <br>Credit : Dan Porges / ArenaPAL <br>
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LANG LANG
Chinese pianist ( born 1982)
in concert with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Zubin Mehta conducting
at The Mann Auditorium Tel Aviv Israel
20 October 2009
Credit : Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
PLACIDO DOMINGO  <br>Recording Session<br>at Abbey Road Studios London UK<br>May 1985<br>Credit: Clive Barda / ArenaPAL / Topfoto<br>
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PLACIDO DOMINGO
Recording Session
at Abbey Road Studios London UK
May 1985
Credit: Clive Barda / ArenaPAL / Topfoto
CLAUDIO ABBADO and ALFRED BRENDEL<br>Conductors discussing a Beethoven recording<br>at The Henry Wood Hall London UK<br>1979<br>Credit: Clive Barda / Arenapal<br>
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CLAUDIO ABBADO and ALFRED BRENDEL
Conductors discussing a Beethoven recording
at The Henry Wood Hall London UK
1979
Credit: Clive Barda / Arenapal
EMMANUELLE HAIM <br>(born 1962)<br>French Conductor and Harpsichordist<br>In the pit at Glyndebourne Opera House <br>Credit : Mike Hoban / ArenaPAL <br>
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EMMANUELLE HAIM
(born 1962)
French Conductor and Harpsichordist
In the pit at Glyndebourne Opera House
Credit : Mike Hoban / ArenaPAL
KATIA and MARIELLE LABEQUE rehearse the Poulenc concerto for 2 pianos for the BBC Proms first night  <br>Royal Albert Hall London, UK<br>16 July 2009  <br>Credit : Sisi Burn / ArenaPAL <br>
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KATIA and MARIELLE LABEQUE rehearse the Poulenc concerto for 2 pianos for the BBC Proms first night
Royal Albert Hall London, UK
16 July 2009
Credit : Sisi Burn / ArenaPAL
SIR MALCOLM ARNOLD<br>Composer 1921 - 2006<br>1986 <br>Credit: Fritz Curzon / Arenapal<br>
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SIR MALCOLM ARNOLD
Composer 1921 - 2006
1986
Credit: Fritz Curzon / Arenapal
ALFRED BRENDEL<br>Austrian pianist<br>1978 <br>Credit: Christina Burton / ArenaPAL <br>
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ALFRED BRENDEL
Austrian pianist
1978
Credit: Christina Burton / ArenaPAL
JOSE CARRERAS and MONTSERRAT CABALLE<br>at Philips recording at Blackheath<br>studio portrait<br>17 October 1990<br>Credit: Clive Barda / ArenaPAL<br>
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JOSE CARRERAS and MONTSERRAT CABALLE
at Philips recording at Blackheath
studio portrait
17 October 1990
Credit: Clive Barda / ArenaPAL
SIMON BOLIVAR YOUTH ORCHESTRA <br>during their encore with conductor - GUSTAVO DUDAMEL <br>Royal Festival Hall, London, UK<br>14 April 2009<br>Credit : Sisi Burn / ArenaPAL<br><br>
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SIMON BOLIVAR YOUTH ORCHESTRA
during their encore with conductor - GUSTAVO DUDAMEL
Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
14 April 2009
Credit : Sisi Burn / ArenaPAL

STAR WARS : A MUSICAL JOURNEY by Williams<br>Royal Philharmonic Orchestra<br>Dirk Brosse - conductor<br>Frank Oz as Yoda (Screen)<br>at The O2 Arena, London, UK<br>10 April 2009<br>Credit : Marilyn Kingwill / ArenaPAL<br>
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STAR WARS : A MUSICAL JOURNEY by Williams
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dirk Brosse - conductor
Frank Oz as Yoda (Screen)
at The O2 Arena, London, UK
10 April 2009
Credit : Marilyn Kingwill / ArenaPAL
ANDREW PARROTT (b. 10 March 1947)<br>English Conductor<br>In Concert with the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra<br>The Recanati Concert Hall in the Tel Aviv Museum, Israel<br>11 March 2009<br>Credit : Dan Porges / ArenaPAL<br>
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ANDREW PARROTT (b. 10 March 1947)
English Conductor
In Concert with the Jerusalem Baroque Orchestra
The Recanati Concert Hall in the Tel Aviv Museum, Israel
11 March 2009
Credit : Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
Birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven in Bonn showing a path leading up to the gate and with an inset image of the composer working on his Missa Solemnis after the portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler. <br>Credit: Royal Academy of Music / Arenapal
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Birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven in Bonn showing a path leading up to the gate and with an inset image of the composer working on his Missa Solemnis after the portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler.
Credit: Royal Academy of Music / Arenapal
RICHARD STRAUSS 1947<br>1864 - 1949<br>German born composer conductor and pianist<br>Credit: Boosey & Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL <br><br>
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RICHARD STRAUSS 1947
1864 - 1949
German born composer conductor and pianist
Credit: Boosey & Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL

SERGE PROKOFIEV<br>1891 - 1953<br>Russian Composer<br>Credit: Boosey & Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL <br><br>
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SERGE PROKOFIEV
1891 - 1953
Russian Composer
Credit: Boosey & Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL

GUSTAV MAHLER<br>Austrian Composer 1860 - 1911<br>Credit: Boosey and Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL <br><br>
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GUSTAV MAHLER
Austrian Composer 1860 - 1911
Credit: Boosey and Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL

IGOR STRAVINSKY <br>1882 - 1971<br>Russian born composer, conductor, pianist and writer<br>in his studio in Los Angeles<br>Credit: Boosey & Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL <br><br>
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IGOR STRAVINSKY
1882 - 1971
Russian born composer, conductor, pianist and writer
in his studio in Los Angeles
Credit: Boosey & Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL

AARON COPLAND <br>American composer, conductor, pianist in 1974<br>1900 - 1990<br>Credit Boosey & Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL <br><br>
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AARON COPLAND
American composer, conductor, pianist in 1974
1900 - 1990
Credit Boosey & Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL

JIRI BELOHLAVEK<br>Conductor<br>Glyndebourne New Production of Wagner's Tristan and Isolde with London Philharmonic Orchestra <br>Henry Wood Hall <br>April 2003 <br>Credit: Mike Hoban / ArenaPAL
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JIRI BELOHLAVEK
Conductor
Glyndebourne New Production of Wagner's Tristan and Isolde with London Philharmonic Orchestra
Henry Wood Hall
April 2003
Credit: Mike Hoban / ArenaPAL
Franz Liszt in his study by Louis Held <br>Credit: Royal Academy of Music / ArenaPAL
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Franz Liszt in his study by Louis Held
Credit: Royal Academy of Music / ArenaPAL
ROBIN TICCIATI - conductor <br>Glyndebourne Festival Opera May <br>2007 <br>Credit: Mike Hoban / ArenaPAL
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ROBIN TICCIATI - conductor
Glyndebourne Festival Opera May
2007
Credit: Mike Hoban / ArenaPAL
SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS <br>with Scottish Chamber Orchestra<br>Usher Hall Edinburgh Festival <br>20 August 2008 <br>Credit: Clive Barda / ArenaPAL
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SIR CHARLES MACKERRAS
with Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Usher Hall Edinburgh Festival
20 August 2008
Credit: Clive Barda / ArenaPAL
Musical scene from La Boheme by Puccini <br>Act III<br>credit:Royal Academy of Music /Arenapal
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Musical scene from La Boheme by Puccini
Act III
credit:Royal Academy of Music /Arenapal
Belgravia valse by Dan Godfrey <br>Dedicated to Lady Cecilia Bingham. <br>Pictorial title of society couples at a ball. <br>Credit: Royal Academy of Music / Arenapal
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Belgravia valse by Dan Godfrey
Dedicated to Lady Cecilia Bingham.
Pictorial title of society couples at a ball.
Credit: Royal Academy of Music / Arenapal
ZUBIN MEHTA <br>Conducts the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra<br>The International Congress Centre<br>Jerusalem, Israel<br>July 2008<br>Credit: Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
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ZUBIN MEHTA
Conducts the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
The International Congress Centre
Jerusalem, Israel
July 2008
Credit: Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
John Nicholas Maw <br>born 5 November 1935<br>British composer<br>2000<br>credit: Maurice Foxall / Arenapal
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John Nicholas Maw
born 5 November 1935
British composer
2000
credit: Maurice Foxall / Arenapal
KURT MASUR <br>German Conductor <br>(born 1928) <br>conducting The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra<br>The Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv, Israel<br>June 2008 <br>Credit: Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
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KURT MASUR
German Conductor
(born 1928)
conducting The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
The Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv, Israel
June 2008
Credit: Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
Aram Khachaturyan  <br>Composer <br>Credit: RIA Novosti / TopFoto / ArenaPAL<br>
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Aram Khachaturyan
Composer
Credit: RIA Novosti / TopFoto / ArenaPAL
ALEXEI RYBNIKOV<br>Pianist<br>Credit: RIA Novosti / TopFoto / ArenaPAL
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ALEXEI RYBNIKOV
Pianist
Credit: RIA Novosti / TopFoto / ArenaPAL
DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH<br>Composer<br>Popular Artist of the USSR<br>1958<br>Credit: RIA Novosti / TopFoto / ArenaPAL
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DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH
Composer
Popular Artist of the USSR
1958
Credit: RIA Novosti / TopFoto / ArenaPAL
VALERY GERGIEV <br>Conductor <br>2008<br>Credit: Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
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VALERY GERGIEV
Conductor
2008
Credit: Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
MODEST MUSSORGSKY<br>Composer<br>Credit: RIA Novosti / TopFoto / ArenaPAL
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MODEST MUSSORGSKY
Composer
Credit: RIA Novosti / TopFoto / ArenaPAL
PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY<br>Russian Composer<br>Credit: RIA Novosti / TopFoto / ArenaPAL
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PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY
Russian Composer
Credit: RIA Novosti / TopFoto / ArenaPAL
GIACOMO PUCCINI  <br>Italian composer <br>22 December 1858 - 29 November 1924<br>Credit: Peter Joslin / ArenaPAL
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GIACOMO PUCCINI
Italian composer
22 December 1858 - 29 November 1924
Credit: Peter Joslin / ArenaPAL
SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI<br>English conductor <br>1899 - 1970<br>Credit: Sefton Samuels/ ArenaPAL
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SIR JOHN BARBIROLLI
English conductor
1899 - 1970
Credit: Sefton Samuels/ ArenaPAL
RICHARD WAGNER with Family<br>German composer conductor music theorist and essayist<br>22 May 1813 - 13 February 1883<br>Credit: Peter Joslin / ArenaPAL
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RICHARD WAGNER with Family
German composer conductor music theorist and essayist
22 May 1813 - 13 February 1883
Credit: Peter Joslin / ArenaPAL
JEAN SIBELIUS <br>Finnish composer of the later Romantic period<br>8 December 1865 - 20 September 1957<br>Credit: Peter Joslin / ArenaPAL
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JEAN SIBELIUS
Finnish composer of the later Romantic period
8 December 1865 - 20 September 1957
Credit: Peter Joslin / ArenaPAL
Johannes Brahms <br>German composer of the Romantic period <br>7 May 1833 - 3 April 1897<br>Credit: Peter Joslin / ArenaPAL
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Johannes Brahms
German composer of the Romantic period
7 May 1833 - 3 April 1897
Credit: Peter Joslin / ArenaPAL
GEORGE FREDERIC HANDEL<br>German born composer and organist<br>London 1759<br>Credit: TIMOTHY NEIL / ArenaPAL
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GEORGE FREDERIC HANDEL
German born composer and organist
London 1759
Credit: TIMOTHY NEIL / ArenaPAL
DAN ETTINGER - conductor<br>with the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon Lezion <br>the Performing Arts Center Rishon Lezion, Israel<br>October 2007 <br>Credit: Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
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DAN ETTINGER - conductor
with the Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon Lezion
the Performing Arts Center Rishon Lezion, Israel
October 2007
Credit: Dan Porges / ArenaPAL
GYORGY LIGETI<br>Composer<br>Credit: Marco Borggreve / ArenaPAL
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GYORGY LIGETI
Composer
Credit: Marco Borggreve / ArenaPAL
PETER MAXWELL DAVIES <br>off Kirkwall with some of his young violinists<br>1986<br>Credit: Boosey & Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL
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PETER MAXWELL DAVIES
off Kirkwall with some of his young violinists
1986
Credit: Boosey & Hawkes Collection / ArenaPAL