For health reasons, the Austrian conductor and period-instrument pioneer bows out with grace on his birthday.
Keep the champagne mood flowing with Harnoncourt and Muti at the podium in this beloved new year's concert tradition.
The Austrian maestro and period-instrument pioneer received ECHO Klassik's Lifetime Achievement Award this year.
The pioneering conductor is just a couple of months shy of his 85th birthday and as energetic as ever.
The Austrian conductor was at the forefront of the early music revival with this iconic set featuring Cathy Berberian.