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Spira Mirabilis is an extraordinary new project drawing together some of Europe’s finest youngplayers. It offers a radical new approach to classical music making. Mostly in their 20s and 30s, these young musicians created a dimension in which to…
Total running time
131 mins
Sviatoslav Richter (1915–1997), one of the greatest pianists of all time, breaks his lifelong silence and allows himself to be interviewed for this autobiographical fi lm. We see his life on an epic scale as he evokes his wild childhood, his…
Total running time
154 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…
Total running time
135 mins
Uwe Scholz, ballet director in Leipzig, was hailed as one of the most brilliant choreographic minds of his generation when he died in November 2004 at the early age of 45. His ballet “The Great Mass” is one of the most impressive works of this…
Total running time
130 mins
Without a doubt the compositions of the uncrowned king of film music, Ennio Morricone, have left an indelible mark in the minds of moviegoers all over the world. This concert performance includes music, as emotionally thrilling as it is artistically…
Total running time
100 mins
The turbulent life of the Dutch spy and dancer Mata Hari is at the heart of this large-scale ballet production by Dutch National Ballet. As the exotic, mysterious Mata Hari, she became one of the most famous dancers of her day. She travelled…
Total running time
120 mins
Martha Argerich has long been hailed as one of the greatest and most uniquely imaginative pianists. She is most admired for the pure joy of her music-making and her individual approach to each work, each situation and each audience. A wild child and…
Total running time
101 mins
Soli Deo Gloria’s DVD of the St. Matthew Passion is exceptional for its musical depth and high-definition clarity. Filmed in the breathtaking Gothic Basilica of Saint-Denis, just outside Paris, extraordinary musicians bring the profound drama to life…
Total running time
229 mins
Johann Sebastian Bach's most famous Christmas work has been recorded live at the Salle Henry Le Boeuf in the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. Who would have thought, three centuries ago, that all six cantatas, written by Bach for the services from…
Total running time
153 mins
The fiftieth anniversary of Toscanini’s death in 2007 was celebrated with gala concerts around the world, one of the most glamorous events being this benefit concert at the basilica of St Mark’s in Venice. The 11-year-old child prodigy Lorin Maazel…
Total running time
97 mins