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Experience Classical Music - Live or via our Media Library
Watch Live
takt1 is the digital platform that gives you direct access to the world of classical music. Experience exclusive live streams from the world's best concert halls, featuring the most compelling and important artists of our times - all in Blu-ray quality (Full HD/1080p).
Extensive Media Library
takt1 features more than 2,000 videos of carefully hand-picked concerts and operas, accessible any time - ranging from historical recordings with Herbert von Karajan or Wilhelm Furtwängler to the very latest recordings with Teodor Currentzis or Andris Nelsons. Many of our videos are available in Blu-ray quality - others reflect the technical limitations of the times they were produced in, but feature performances that are simply too good to miss.
For All Devices
You can enjoy takt1 on any device, whether it's your TV, computer, tablet or smartphone. You decide when, where and how often you want to enjoy our content. The exclusive takt1- Amazon FireTV app is already available, and more apps will follow shortly.
Classical Music Made Accessible by Our Expert Team
Daily Music Stories
takt1 features daily articles covering topics from fascinating anecdotes to the latest major events in the world of classical music - all written by our team of experienced authors and prominent experts, alongside the best journalists of the younger generation. Plus get the latest CD recommendations - and with takt1 Gold, discover the best of one hundred years of recording history.
Learn More
Alongside our videos, you'll find links to reviews, artist profiles, texts and scores, helping you to get the most out of each work.
In-Depth Insight
Our artist pages offer in-depth information on composers, conductors, soloists and orchestras.
Editor-in-chief
Classical music journalist, author, professor for music and media at TU Dortmund.
Monthly subscription with free trial, great value yearly subscription or a 7 day ticket
Premium Subscription
All inclusive: all live streams, our complete media library and our full range of stories, CD reviews and background information. If you select our monthly subscription plan, you can try the first 10 days for free. At the end of the trial period, you will be charged the membership fee of €15 via your selected payment method.
Or take advantage of our great value yearly subscription and enjoy takt1 for
just €120 per year, with savings of €60 in comparison to a monthly subscription. Payments is simple and secure with direct debit, credit card, Amazon Pay or PayPal.
7-day Tickets
Whether it's a live stream or other Premium content: simply search for a work, make your payment, and enjoy the work as often as you like for seven days. During this period, you will also have access to almost all of our Premium content, stories and CD reviews. Simple and secure payment by credit card or PayPal.
Discounts
Schoolchildren and students pay half price for both individual purchases and subscriptions. Get in touch with us by email (service@takt1.com) or telephone (+49 (0)231 - 2238 3839).
Questions?
Live Chat
You can get in touch with us directly via the live chat on our website.
Telephone
We are always happy to help - if you have any general questions about the service we offer or any technical difficulties, you can get in touch with us between Mon-Fri from 9am to 6pm (CET) on +49 (0)231- 2238 3839. You can also always reach us during and immediately after our live streams.
Email
Can't reach us on the phone? We'll be happy to answer your questions via email anytime at service@takt1.com.