takt1 - digital platform for classical music

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  • takt1 - digital platform for classical music | Copyright: © takt1

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  • takt1 - digital platform for classical music | Copyright: © takt1

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  • takt1 - digital platform for classical music | Copyright: © takt1

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  • takt1 Founders Benedikt Stampa + Holger Nolze | Copyright: © takt1

    takt1 Founders Benedikt Stampa + Holger Nolze © takt1

takt1: the world’s largest curated platform for classical music joins IMZ

Great music. Vast emotions. Live and forever: takt1 is the digital platform that unlocks classical music in all its variety. Alongside premium live streams, takt1 offers access to an inexhaustible media library, featuring more than 2000 hand-picked videos, plus links to high-quality content, all curated with love by our expert editorial team.

The 18/19 season sees takt1 team up with new partner the VIENNA KONZERTHAUS. With Juan Diego Flórez and Martin Grubinger, the Vienna Symphony and the Vienna Philharmonic, Teodor Currentzis and Yuja Wang: in sum, the best of classical music online.

Plus fresh daily content, including the latest CD recommendations, and the best of one hundred years of recording history with takt1_gold. takt1 authors include Eleonore Büning, Jürgen Kesting, Martin Geck and Charlotte Gardner, alongside dedicated junior experts.

For takt1, music is about joy, comfort, and beauty. Sensuality. Art. The thrill of experiencing something new. Variety. Treasures waiting to be discovered, and familiar works heard anew as if for the first time.

takt1 was founded in 2015 by Benedikt Stampa, artistic director of the Festival Hall Baden-Baden, and Holger Noltze, music journalist and professor of music and media. It is already the world’s most comprehensive platform for classical music.

takt1 is delighted to be a part of the IMZ community. Discover what takt1 already has to offer - and what’s still to come.



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Musica Pelos Poros (Music through my skin)

WOMEX – Worldwide Music Expo

Music nowadays almost always comes to us as a product, something prepared and complete. The documentary shares the musical process of eleven musicians from across the world that come together at a residency at the Festival Artes Serrinha to improvise and surprise each other.

Shell Shock, A Requiem of War

Poorhouse International

A dance-oratorio by composer Nicholas Lens to lyrics by Nick Cave, staged and choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui recorded at Philharmonie de Paris.


WOMEX – Worldwide Music Expo

In one of the many abandoned houses lives an old woman, Jazz. She sings old pieces of Billie, sad love stories, fallen destinies and heartbreaking passions. On her porch, she watches the passing of time, far from the chaos shaking her country...


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