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Uwe Scholz, ballet director in Leipzig, was hailed as one of the most brilliant choreographic minds of his generation when he died in November 2004 at the early age of 45. His ballet “The Great Mass” is one of the most impressive works of this…
Total running time
130 mins
The artists list on this DVD reads like a Who’s Who of the best international jazz musicians of all times. It features Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk and Sonny Rollins – musicians whose names have become synonymous with…
Total running time
91 mins
Hosted by eminent conductor, pianist and, man-about-music André Previn; this series tells the story of Mozart’s travels, featuring a piano concerto from each period of his life. MOZART ON TOUR allows a deep view on the “phenomenon” Wolfgang Amadeus…
Total running time
741 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
Surely Bach’s French Suites, which he composed during his years at Cöthen (1717–1723), are among the finest inducements to practise that any teacher has ever made to a pupil. In this case Bach wrote them for his young wife, Anna Magdalena. The over…
Total running time
168 mins
A film by Paul Smaczny and Maria Stodtmeier. Venezuela's unique system of music education takes children from violent slums and turns some of them into world-class musicians. "El Sistema" shows how Venezuelan visionary Jose Antonio Abreu has changed…
Total running time
109 mins
Martha Argerich has long been hailed as one of the greatest and most uniquely imaginative pianists. She is most admired for the pure joy of her music-making and her individual approach to each work, each situation and each audience. A wild child and…
Total running time
101 mins
Garrick Ohlsson, the winner of the 1970 Chopin International Competition, joins Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic to play both of Chopin’s piano concertos. A magnificent pianist, Ohlsson is one of the most celebrated Chopin interpreters and his…
Total running time
150 mins
Sviatoslav Richter (1915–1997), one of the greatest pianists of all time, breaks his lifelong silence and allows himself to be interviewed for this autobiographical fi lm. We see his life on an epic scale as he evokes his wild childhood, his…
Total running time
154 mins
A film by Frank Scheffer and Günter Wallbrecht. In this colourful documentary, East meets West at the Morgenland Festival Osnabrück 2009. Musicians from the Middle East encounter the Western tradition of music and showcase their own beautiful musical…
Total running time
110 mins