Sarah's Music: Contemporary Classical

“Sarah’s Music - Contemporary Classical” is DW’s program dedicated to the rich diversity of classical music. In each edition of the weekly program, broadcast in English and German, presenter Sarah Willis presents concert highlights, goes behind the scenes at top events and gets up close and personal with her star guests and their instruments.

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Best of the Horn Challenges Part 2

The Sarah’s Music Horn Challenge has been a regular - and very popular - element of Sarah’s Music. In this episode, Sarah Willis features the best of the Horn Challenges Part 2. Who is YOUR favourite?


 2019-01-25  12m

The LA Street Symphony

All people deserve access to a creative and expressive life, says Vijay Gupta, the founder of Street Symphony. Sarah Willis meets and performs with some of the residents of the infamous Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles.


 2018-12-13  12m

Sarah's Music - Oscar D´León - El Sonero del Mundo!

Oscar D´León, known as "El Sonero del Mundo", is a true living salsa legend. He meets Sarah Willis in Los Angeles and during a concert together with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Sarah manages to surprise him...


 2018-11-30  12m

Sarah's Music - At Home with Arturo Sandoval

Cuban trumpet player and jazz legend Arturo Sandoval invites Sarah Willis for a visit at his home in Los Angeles. They talk about music, social media and high notes on the trumpet. Gracias, Arturo - it was a lovely day!


 2018-11-02  12m

Sarah's Music - The Hollywood Bowl

Sarah Willis visits the iconic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles at the invitation of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and their star conductor Gustavo Dudamel.


 2018-09-28  12m

Sarah's Music - Patricia Kopatchinskaja in Bonn

The violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja is performing in Bonn at the annual Beethovenfest with the Camerata Bern. She prefers taking risks with her music rather than perfection and Sarah Willis finds out why.


 2018-09-15  12m

Sarah's Music - A Mi Maestro

Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel dedicates a concert to his mentor, Maestro José Antonio Abreu. To celebrate this inspiring man, musicians from all over the world have gathered in Santiago de Chile for this very special concert.


 2018-07-06  12m

Sarah's Music - Pekka Kuusisto and the Reddress Project

Violinist Pekka Kuusisto and artist Aamu Song bring their extraordinary Reddress Project to the Boulez Saal in Berlin and reserve a pocket of the dress for Sarah Willis. A unique episode about a unique concert!


 2018-06-28  12m

Hello Mr Gershwin!

Sarah Willis creates a concert for children about the American composer George Gershwin with the help of pianist Stefano Bollani, conductor Gustavo Gimeno and the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg. Dance with us!


 2018-06-15  12m

Sarah's Music - The Be Phil Orchestra

101 musicians from all over the world, all music lovers, not professionals, perform in the Philharmonie with the conductor Sir Simon Rattle. Sarah Willis follows this very special and inspiring event.


 2018-05-31  12m