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Violinist, composer and conductor, living through two world wars, caught between east and west, capitalism and communism: The remarkable and glittering life of German artist Paul Dessau is more than a good story – it cries out for the medium of film…
Total running time
53 mins
On the occasion of his 90th birthday, internationally acclaimed pianist Joaquín Achúcarro delivers a magnificent performance, brimming with warmth, color, and a full display of his matchless technique, of some of his signature pieces by favorite…
Total running time
150 mins
Romeo and Juliet is one of the most frequently performed ballets at the Prague National Theater. Petr Zuska, artistic director of the Czech National Ballet, puts an emphasis on the cause of prejudice and blood feuds between the Montagues and Capulets…
Total running time
120 mins
Legendary recording by Yehudi Menuhin from the Charlie Chaplin Studios, Hollywood, 1947 In 1947, the first concert film in film history was shot in Hollywood: Concert Magic. Yehudi Menuhin and other internationally renowned performers performed…
Total running time
44 mins
Songs and music from hidden film treasures, the sound of nostalgia on film. A series of beautiful, romantic songs from iconic love scenes are performed by singers from the Danish National Vocal Ensemble accompanied by cello, piano, saxophone, and…
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31 mins
The collaboration between American filmmaker Sofia Coppola and Italian haute couture king Valentino Garavani comes in the form of one of the most spectacular and successful revivals of “La Traviata”. Sofia Coppola's staging brings new life into Verdi…
Total running time
142 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
194 mins
Daniel Barenboim, the universally admired interpreter of Beethoven’s music, is both - pianist and conductor - in these celebrated performances of the Beethoven Piano Concertos. At the Ruhr Piano Festival, Daniel Barenboim performed these…
Total running time
198 mins
Fostering young musical talents was particularly dear to Claudio Abbado’s heart. Abbado founded the Lucerne Festival Orchestra in 2003. In this orchestra, he united the world’s best young musicians from youth orchestras. The Lucerne Festival…
Total running time
107 mins
Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro is an unforgettable opera about love, desire and the primal force of uncontrollable passion. Concluding the Salzburg Festival’s highly successful Mozart / Da Ponte cycle, director Sven-Eric Bechtolf sets this emotional…
Total running time
190 mins