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The Sächsische Staatskapelle, orchestra of the famous Dresden Semperoper gives a sample of its masterly interpretations of early 20th century music. Here they present Richard Strauss Alpensinfonie under their popular, former chief conductor Giuseppe…
Total running time
86 mins
Introducing Masterpieces of Classical Music is an informative and entertaining guide to some of the most important symphonic works of music history. As well as featuring a complete concert performance, it also includes an insightful documentary, in…
Total running time
82 mins
This documentary follows the varied and exciting life of Giuseppe Verdi, Italy’s most admired and best known composer, creator of masterpieces such as Nabucco, Aida and the world most famous Requiem Mass. The program is hosted by Thomas Hampson, the…
Total running time
60 mins
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
David Oistrakh was one of those legendary musicians whose art of playing continues to influence violinists today. Along with Fritz Kreisler, Jascha Heifetz, Nathan Milstein and Yehudi Menuhin, David Oistrakh is universally recognized not only as one…
Total running time
75 mins
Johannes Brahms’ (1833-1897) violin concerto of is one of the most significant instrumental works in the repertoire. With unparalleled artistry the North German composer succeeded in infusing classical forms with new and stimulating romantic content…
Total running time
70 mins

This film is a docufiction on the great Toscanini directed by well-known film-maker Larry Weinstein who pushes the boundaries of conventional documentary storytelling by borrowing tools from fiction films, including dramatic reconstructions and…

Total running time
70 mins
Claudio Abbado - Hearing the Silence conveys an intensely moving view on one of the leading musicians of our time. In several interviews, Abbado is talking about artistical, musical and biographical aspects of his life. The film shows excerpts from…
Total running time
67 mins
Elliott Carter, a lifetime citizen of New York City, represents almost a century of music history. He is considered worldwide as one of the most important living composers, rooted firmly in the European tradition. For him, the clash of European…
Total running time
90 mins
The DVD series “Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music” features one of the world’s most fascinating pianists, highlighting piano repertoire from the Romantic period. Martha Argerich – often regarded as the greatest pianist of our time - plays…
Total running time
63 mins