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In 1808 the composer and violinist Louis Spohr was invited to a rehearsal in Beethoven's house of the D Major Piano Trio, Opus 70, No.1 known as The Ghost, and wrote of the occasion: "It was not an enjoyable experience. First of all the piano was…
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
3639
A film about Georges Bizet and his ill-starred masterpiece. This film has two themes: first the substance and narrative of Bizet's perennially popular opera and second the story of its disastrous première, which had such a dramatic effect on Bizet…
Length
88 mins
Prog. No.
3643
This is a filmed record of Pinchas Zukerman’s first concert in Munich as both soloist and conductor. This is the concert, which provided two sequences for the film Pinchas Zukerman: Here to Make Music. Pinchas Zukerman was drawn into conducting by…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
3644
Two Bach Partitas filmed live at a BBC Radio Lunch Time Concert in St John’s, Smith Square, London.
Length
21 mins
Prog. No.
3650
This live recording captures the memorable occasion when these two famous jazz pianists met for the first time in the Kongressaal during the Munich Klaviersommer 1983. On two pianos, they play an exciting version of Round Midnight.
Length
8 mins
Prog. No.
6269
On 9th of July 2001, Evgeny Kissin played a truly memorable piano recital in the old Roman theatre at Orange in the south of France, as part of the Chorégies d'Orange Summer Festival and although it rained, twice, in the two hours before it began, he…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
3691
The “Bolero”, originally composed as a ballet, is Maurice Ravel's most successful work at all. The world famous melody of the “Bolero” has been featured in popular music, motion pictures and even video games. Pianist and writer Paul Roberts vividly…
Length
15 mins
Prog. No.
5610
This recording came from the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence at the occasion of the festival’s 60th anniversary in 2008. A co production with the Wiener Festwochen (Vienna) where it received its premiere in May 2006, this production is a truly…
Length
86 mins
Prog. No.
7835
In retrospect, the solo version of Stravinsky’s Sacre du Printemps (Sacre I) can be interpreted as a bleak, oppressive dance about his own life. The ballet is one of the late works by Uwe Scholz, one of the most important choreographers of the 20th…
Length
74 mins
Prog. No.
5722
Two neighbours. A lonely pianist on one side of the wall. A couple with domestic problems on the other. They can hear each other. This film – Rose d’Or award winner 2010 - is about man and woman, about single people, about the chance to start over…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5877