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Rodolfo Mederos is a bandoneonist, a prolific composer, one of the authorities on the tango, and an inspiration to new generations of musicians. The artist thrives in his city of Buenos Aires; his playing captures the essence of a gigantic metropolis…
Total running time
113 mins
Twenty-nine of the world’s best young pianists converged in Fort Worth, Texas in May 2009 for a once in a lifetime chance at gold in the Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Contest. Emmywinning director Peter Rosen follows these distinctive…
Total running time
140 mins
The most spectacular concert of African music ever staged, featuring nothing but Africa’s finest musicians performing before an audience of more than 50,000 at the recent AFRICA LIVE Roll Back Malaria Concert in Dakar, Senegal. Artists include…
Total running time
120 mins
Vera Nemirova’s challenging production of Berg’s operatic masterpiece Lulu won critical acclaim when first seen at the Salzburg Festival in 2010. It was successfully repeated in 2011, when the production was filmed for DVD. Supporting Nemirova’s…
Total running time
173 mins
Alban Berg is recasting Büchner’s fragmentary drama in the form of three self-contained acts by drawing on existing musical genres and traditional styles, by quoting various types of songs and dance forms and, by reverting to earlier compositional…
Total running time
97 mins
This magnificent DVD-Box includes 3 incredible American works for the lyric stage from San Francisco Opera: Moby Dick, Show Boat and Porgy and Bess. Moby Dick: Herman Melville’s epic tale of a fierce, obsessive whaling-boat captain who descends into…
Total running time
444 mins
The many passionate, fiery or lyrical vocal pieces of Spanish zarzuelas have continued to thrive in concerts and recitals all over the world. One of the most renowned and ardent supporters of zarzuela melodies is Plácido Domingo. Belying his 66 years…
Total running time
101 mins
This recording, including Schubert’s Piano Trios in B flat major and E flat major as well as his ‘Arpeggione’ Sonata, features three artists renowned for their interpretations of Schubert: pianist András Schiff, violinist Yuuko Shiokawa and cellist…
Total running time
118 mins
For generations, the bitter-sweet Schubert piano works presented here have delighted music lovers with their irresistible mix of regretful tenderness and euphoric innocence. András Schiff’s exquisitely nuanced performances of the much-loved…
Total running time
97 mins
Tchaikowsky’s “Merchant of Venice” offers proof of David Pountney’s eye for buried gems of the opera literature. The tried and trusted team behind Keith Warner and an elite cast make the posthumous premiere at 2013’s Bregenz Festival “a restitution…
Total running time
205 mins