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Founded in 1959, Cuba‘s leading contemporary dance company has had a profound influence on Cuban dance and dancers. Over the past 53 years Danza Contemporánea de Cuba has evolved into an exotic hybrid of contemporary, classical and Caribbean styles -…
Length
112 mins
Prog. No.
6511
“Jazz is more than just a style of music”, says Amro Salah. “It’s about freedom.” Salah, a jazz pianist, is an enthusiastic promoter of the genre. Every year he organises the Cairo Jazz Festival, but doesn’t view himself as a festival director: He is…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6441
George Kentros and Mattias Petersson in a live performance of their recomposition of Vivaldi’s "Four Seasons" for violin and live electronics. Originally the album was released 2008 and the biggest Swedish daily paper Dagens Nyheter named this…
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
6447
In this pilot to a new series about the European musical heritage, soul musician Joy Denalane embarks on a journey to Austria to encounter the world of folk music. For centuries, this musical genre has provided a vital space for love and romanticism,…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6757
The Collegium Vocale Gent has made a reputation as one of the most prestigious choirs in the world. Founded by conductor, Philippe Herreweghe, they have a lively musical approach striving to find an authentic sound. The Collegium Vocale Gent has made…
Length
84 mins
Prog. No.
6392
Anoushka Shankar‘s father Ravi was a close personal friend of Yehudi Menuhin. For the 2016Menuhin hommage at the Konzerthaus Berlin, Anoushka honours this friendship with an evening of Indian music and traditional raggas. The famous sitar player…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
6360
Four women, four voices, four manipulative beings facing the public. Above them, four video screens. The women’s voices bring life to phonemes, ancestors to human speech, that slowly come together to become snippets of conversation. At the same time,…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7971
The ghettos of Kinshasa - the devastated capital of a country politically and economically adrift - are filled with many gifted, yet impoverished musicians. Their outstanding talent, humour and vital energy are their only means of survival. Amongst…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7738
The most spectacular concert of African music ever staged, featuring nothing but Africa’s finest musicians performing before an audience of more than 50,000 at the recent AFRICA LIVE Roll Back Malaria Concert in Dakar, Senegal. Artists include…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
7302
This documentary is one episode in a series which deals with how music and dance traditions in six European countries (Spain, Italy, Hungary, The Netherlands, the UK and France) are transmitted to new generations of performers. This film was shot in…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
7318