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APAP MASALA GILLES APAP IN INDIA – GILLES APAP EN INDE Directed by Max Jourdan French violinist and longtime California dweller Gilles Apap engages in an initiation journey to India in search of Carnatic and Hindustani musics. At the crossroads…
Total running time
175 mins
Taking the tale of 'The Tower of Babel' as its starting point the dance performance explores language and its relationship with nationhood, identity and religion. Presented in the famous Cour d’Honneur du Palais des Papes choreaographers Sidi Larbi…
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120 mins
Ton Koopman, a leading authority on Baroque music, gathered his favourite orchestra and eminent Baroque singers for a concert focusing on the Magnificat, the traditional prayer said by the Virgin Mary after hearing that she would bear God’s son. Bach…
Total running time
87 mins
In the historic Weimar Herder Church Sir John Eliot Gardiner finds the perfect setting for his recording of the Bach Christmas Oratorio. Against the backdrop of the dramatic altar and Lucas Granach paintings, the Monteverdi Choir and the English…
Total running time
191 mins
With this, his only Bach recording, Herbert Blomstedt pays homage to Bach and the city of Leipzig. The DVD was recorded in 2005 at the Leipzig Bach Festival, which is widely regarded as the world’s leading festival celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach.…
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138 mins
Thunderous applause and loud cries of “bravo” greeted the première of Beethoven’s Fidelio at the inaugural performance of the first opera season in Valencia’s new Palau de les Arts. With this spectacular production directed by Pierluigi Pier’Alli,…
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148 mins
Soli Deo Gloria’s DVD of Missa Solemnis shines a supreme light on this rarely performed sacred masterpiece. Beethoven wrote that “music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents,” and this DVD beautifully brings to life the…
Total running time
145 mins
With this festive concert the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden under the baton of Fabio Luisi celebrated the moving reopening of the Frauenkirche in Dresden. After the bombing of Dresden on February 13, 1945, the church burnt out and its dome, the…
Total running time
92 mins
The outstanding tenors of the 78 era: comprising thirteen episodes, each with a biographical and a musical focus, this two-volume edition features bel canto singers captured on black and white sound film. Backed up with footage, much of which is…
Total running time
170 mins
The Gala presented by the Deutsche Oper Berlin in 2011 in support of Aids-related charities brought together the cream of Europe’s opera singers, in a programme of well-lover operatic excerpts, from Rossini, through Verdi to Wagner. Conducting was…
Total running time
75 mins