1525 results
They started out in 1981 as a New York City street band, playing jazz, gospel and classics. Now they're an internationally acclaimed quartet forming a tighly-knit unit with their own distinctive identity, performing both traditional and experimental…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0511
300 years ago, around the year 1700, the Italian musician and craftsman Bartolomeo Cristofori invented a new musical instrument: the piano.Today, the piano is the most widely-played and best-loved of all musical instruments. Reason enough to celebrat…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
5017
300 years ago, around the year 1700, the Italian musician and craftsman Bartolomeo Cristofori invented a new musical instrument: the piano.Today, the piano is the most widely-played and best-loved of all musical instruments. Reason enough to celebrat…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
5178
Monaco 1925 saw the world premiere of a unique ballet on music by Stravinsky, dresses and decor by Matisse and choreography by Balanchine (his first work in the west): 'Le Chant du Rossignol'. It was based on a fairytale by Andersen, produced by Diag…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7720
They have not forgotten him, this son of the city, leading conductor and pianist, and indefatigable campaigner for international understanding through the spirit of music. Now, on the night of 19 August 2000, they have flocked in their thousands like…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
5042
The 58-minute documentary on Bach takes a close look at his life, the places where he worked, his works and the techniques he used when composing, as well as at the political and cultural life during the composer's time. Recorded at original places,…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5049
The programme is a musical celebration of the nativity, featuring many traditional carols, illustrated by pictures by the Old Masters from the National Gallery in London. With music by Handel and Vaughan Williams.
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
3610
The Northern Ballet Theatre's outstanding ballet, based on Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL, tells the immortal tale of Scrooge - a lonely, embittered old man who re-discovers his lost humanity. A story of hope and optimism.
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
3624
Beloved musical works come together harmoniously with scenes from everyday life in France's picturesque Provence region to form a music film of great poetic allure. With the music of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Claude Debussy, Ottorino Respighi and Mode…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5258
Rodolfo Mederos is a bandoneonist, a composer with an enormous oeuvre, one of the authorities on the tango – and an inspiration to new generations of musicians. Born in Buenos Aires and still living there, the city has always been his muse. And this…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
5704