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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
Tango Pasión is a passionate documentary about the famous Tango Argentino - in Berlin, the largest outside of Argentina and the area on the Rio de la Plata. The film shows artists and dancers who have had huge influence on the ‚Tango Pasión‘ over the…
Total running time
83 mins
This documentary brings the Russian composer to the present - radically: Based on Tchaikovsky‘s diaries and letters, director Ralf Pleger discovers an entirely new side and sketches an entirely different profile of the man whose mind and talent broug…
Total running time
52 mins
New Year’s Eve Concert 2014 opens with Sir Simon Rattle conducting music by Rameau: a suite of instrumental pieces from the opéra-ballet Les Indes galantes show French Baroque music at its finest. For his appearance at this year’s New Year’s Eve Conc…
Total running time
135 mins
Join opera singer Measha Brueggergosman, on a personal journey as she explores the music of her ancestors and performs a powerful selection of freedom songs that came from Africa to North America via the slave trade. SONGS OF FREEDOM offers a dynamic…
Total running time
83 mins
Rodrigo at 90 is an intimate portrait of Spain’s best known composer of the 20th century. At the age of ninety, he has lived a life filled with as much tragedy as joy, and his belief in demons rivals his belief in God – but his art has maintained an…
Total running time
96 mins
Is there any more evocative piece of national music than “Má Vlast”? Smetana’s six orchestral poems – the most famous of which is “Vltava” (The Moldau) with its instantly recognizable melody and evocation of this great river - tell of Bohemia’s lands…
Total running time
86 mins
Virtuosity searches for the musical souls of the most gifted young pianists as they try to make a name for themselves at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competiton. The film focusses on this group of young musicians as they articulate their…
Total running time
90 mins
WHEN THE FIRE BURNS When the Fire Burns is a musical documentary portrait. Filmed throughout Spain and Argentina, this documentary captures the rich sensuality of Manuel de Falla’s music, in counter-point to the near monastic austerity of his life. I…
Total running time
106 mins