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CHAPLIN - A Ballet by Mario Schröder The small guy with his mustache, his bowler hat and his bamboo cane is world-famous - however, who is the man behind this figure? The ballet describes Chaplin’s life in constant connection with his creative work…
Total running time
308 mins
On New Year’s Eve 2009 Havana’s legendary nightclub, Tropicana, celebrated its seventieth birthday with a colourful revue, and the evening’s special guest was the world-famous Omara Portuondo. Together with her five-man band, which ranges in style…
Total running time
110 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
Hans van Manen began his career in 1951. He was active as a dancer, choreographer and as artistic director both at the Nederlands Dans Theater and Het Nationale Ballet, where he was appointed Resident Choreographer in 2003. The DVD recordings are…
Total running time
90 mins
Soli Deo Gloria’s DVD of The Creation (Die Schöpfung) is both a musical and a visual feast. Filmed in the beautiful setting of Grote Kerk, one of the oldest churches in the Netherlands, Haydn’s musical portrait of the mystery of Creation comes alive…
Total running time
182 mins
For many classical music lovers, Johann Sebastian Bach’s "Mass in B minor" is a pinnacle of Western music, and today it is one of our most beloved sacred classics. The live performance of this monumental piece of music, with John Neslon, the Maîtrise…
Total running time
153 mins
Live from St Thomas’s Church – the church for which Bach conceived most of his works – comes a concert performed by the man who introduced Bach to the world of Jazz and vice versa. In 1959, Jacques Loussier hit upon the idea that was to make his…
Total running time
112 mins
This concert recording from 1961 is one of the last recordings with two outstanding musicians from Basie’s band, Joe Williams and Joe Newman , who both departed from the band in 1961 to pursue solo careers. Joe Williams, known for having a deeper and…
Total running time
50 mins
There was probably no other artist, who was involved creatively in so many stages of the development of Jazz music as Duke Ellington . His sonic individuality originated in his peculiar style of composing and arranging, in which he was interweaving…
Total running time
53 mins
John Lewis is famous for his interest in classical music and baroque forms led him to compose fugues for the MJQ. Alexander's Fugue is a great example of these compositions included in "Modern Jazz Quartet". Under Lewis's direction, the quartet…
Total running time
169 mins