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“I cannot begin even to describe what I have learnt with these musicians. Maybe they have learnt a little something from me, but that is nothing compared to what I have learnt from them, and the generations that came before.” (Zubin Mehta about the…
Total running time
826 mins
A Ghost Light – a single lamp that illuminates the stage when rehearsals or performances are finished – is part of a long theatrical tradition. Legend says that originally, the night light was for the ghosts of former artists so that they may cavort…
Total running time
105 mins
With his sixteen string quartets, Beethoven forged the backbone of this repertoire. The six quartets Opus 18 show the composer’s mastery of the classical form. In contrast, the five middle quartets burst this form, with a very free treatment of the…
Total running time
567 mins
“The man of the future will overcome man, but will rediscover what it is to be human while having become something fundamentally different.“ (Maurice Bejart) Maurice Bejart and the Ballet du XXème siècle with a visionary and groundbreaking…
Total running time
133 mins
Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” is the most famous ballet of all time. In this version by Ballett am Rhein and Martin Schläpfer, the Swiss choreographer utilises his unique dance vocabulary— which is physical and highly expressive in equal measure—to focus…
Total running time
130 mins
Alfred Brendel is arguably the most outstanding modern exponent of Schubert's piano music currently before the public. He is capable of bringing not only the verve of this music but also its poetic intensity and intellectual depth to life with a…
Total running time
564 mins
Previously unreleased material with Maurice Béjart and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne (the former Ballet of the 20th Century)– newly digitised and restored. Apart from "Rite of Spring", this edition features Béjart's masterpiece "Boléro", set to Maurice…
Total running time
110 mins
A ballet based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen This beautiful ballet, based on the famous fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, tells the heartbreaking story of a young mermaid who is willing to give up her life and identity out of love…
Total running time
100 mins
Four Spanish flamenco dance signature pieces choreographed by legendary Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer Antonio Gades (1936 – 2004). DVD 1 CARMEN (112 mins) Based on the novella Carmen (1845) by Prosper Mérimée This matchless ballet…
Total running time
352 mins
With more than eighty works to his credit, Thierry Malandain developed a very personal vision of dance. Deeply linked to the concept of “Ballet” as an aesthetic movement, he gives priority to the dancing body and the celebration of its sensuality and…
Total running time
132 mins