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Seldom has the genius of one man so influenced the musical conscience of his age. Leonard Bernstein triumphed as composer, conductor, writer and teacher. The spontaneous joy of his Broadway hits, the bold, spiritual quest of his orchestral works, his…
Total running time
70 mins
A Story of love, Tyranny and Triumph Documentary film by Peter Getzels and Harriet Gordon Getzels Recalling a life of love, tyranny and triumph, Zuzana Růžičková endured forty years of persecution in Czechoslovakia for her refusal to join the Communi…
Total running time
148 mins
Part classical, part avant-garde, part flamenco, the legendary piano duo Katia and Marielle Labèque are impossible to label. »The Labèque Way« follows these unique artists as they trace their Basque roots, playing Ravel´s "Bolero" with traditional ba…
Total running time
120 mins
An extensive collection of Martha Argerich concerts and two documentaries, allowing an intimate glance into Martha Argerich’s life. A must-have for fans! 7 DVDs in a deluxe digipack, offering over 13 hours of concert and documentary footage. Martha A…
Total running time
795 mins
The music world has known Menahem Pressler for more than half a century and mainly for his work with the famous Beaux Arts Trio. He was the heart of this ensemble and when in 2008 the trio decided to separate, it was not the end for Menahem Pressler’…
Total running time
408 mins
Cole Porter is one of the most famous American artists of the past century. Surprisingly, this new film is the first in-depth documentary that gives a unique insight into his life and work. Porter expert Wilfried van den Brande travels in Porter’s fo…
Total running time
60 mins
Discover Larry Weinstein’s award-winning film “Shostakovich Against Stalin – The War Symphonies”. Described by Shostakovich as his “tombstones for the victims of Stalin”, Symphonies 4 to 9 represented the composer’s weapons against tyranny and remain…
Total running time
76 mins
How did artists survive in the Soviet Union? How tricky did they have to be in the face of authorities? What kind of danger and difficulties did they have to fear? Sviatoslav Richter and Gennadi Rozhdestvensky talk about authorities, watchdogs and th…
Total running time
642 mins
Re-released in 2016 on the occasion of Yehudi Menuhin’s 100th birthday, this film is devoted to the artistic heritage of a personality who ranked among the most extraordinary musicians of his time, even as a child. Menuhin was not a mere musician: he…
Total running time
115 mins
In a little street in Brussels, two identical buildings stand together. In one of these buildings lives the famous concert pianist Martha Argerich. Next door we find the Tiempo – Lechner family, renowned by their lineage of piano prodigies. The matri…
Total running time
80 mins