Aleteia

Classical Music

This little-known “Ave Maria” will pull on your heartstrings

The late-Romantic era was steeped in emotion and individuality.

2Cellos bring us their somber take on the theme from ‘Schindler’s List’

Their high-end videos always stay true to the source material.

Robot conducts Andrea Bocelli and the Lucca Philharmonic

Classical music with a sci-fi-to-reality twist.

Listen to Mozart’s childhood compositions

The exceptionally gifted musician wrote these when he was 5 years old.

Listen to Rachmaninoff playing his own Piano Concerto 2

The virtuoso Russian-American pianist, composer and conductor, playing his most famous concerto.

The University of Glasgow Chapel Choir sings an “Irish Blessing”

Oliver Tarney may be our new favorite contemporary composer.

Listen to a rare recording of Debussy playing Debussy

More than one century old, these recordings allow us to listen to the great composer playing his own works.

An anonymous donor sends autograph letter of Richard Wagner to a Benedictine library

The library of the Benedictine Monastery of Montserrat, in Barcelona, was not expecting this gift.

Listen to the oldest violin in the world: Andrea Amati’s “Carlo IX”

Made in 1566, you can still squeeze some Schumann out of it!

An orchestra plays in the middle of the sea. Whales attend the concert

Whale songs are a form of communication. And they can be deciphered!