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How did artists survive in the Soviet Union? How tricky did they have to be in the face of authorities? What kind of danger and difficulties did they have to fear? Sviatoslav Richter and Gennadi Rozhdestvensky talk about authorities, watchdogs and…
Total running time
642 mins
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
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…
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…
Total running time
135 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
The Belcea Quartet is one of the world’s leading chamber music ensembles, having won many international accolades. Now, with the string quartets, the musicians have rediscovered a gem of twentieth century chamber music. “Here is a composer moving…
Total running time
90 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
DVD 1 Nobuyuki Tsujii at White Nights Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Valery Gergiev conductor, Olga Sergeyeva soprano, Yuri Vorobiev bass Repertoire: Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor & November (The Seasons); Rachmaninov: Prelude in G…
Total running time
269 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.…
Total running time
106 mins
With Bobby McFerrin, Daniel Barenboim, Martha Argerich, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Charles Rosen, Alexander Lonquich, Adam Harasiewicz, Janusz Prusinowski Trio and others. The documentary offers a careful use of the epistolary of the “protagonist”,…
Total running time
57 mins