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Monaco 1925 saw the world premiere of a unique ballet on music by Stravinsky, dresses and decor by Matisse and choreography by Balanchine (his first work in the west): 'Le Chant du Rossignol'. It was based on a fairytale by Andersen, produced by…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7720
7 VISIONS OF AMEN is a masterpiece of Olivier Messiaen's musical production consisting of seven meanings of the word Amen. It is extraordinarily contemporary despite its 70 years of existence and its writing music is highlighted by four main essences…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
6766
Germany has a thousand different faces. Cities like Dresden, Leipzig, Berlin, Cologne or Munich each have their own musical traditions. With music by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, E.T.A. Hoffmann and others. 26 episodes from 6 - 12 minutes.
Length
22 mins
Prog. No.
1100
With his dance company Karas, Saburo Teshigawara is searching for a "new form of beauty": "There are no ideals in dance. Dance is not simple. But dance can be simple. And it can once again be complex. What is important is clarity. Clear questions…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5337
This program features a concert by Libera, a 32-member boy choir from South London. An 18-piece orchestra accompanies the performance that includes both sacred and popular music, from Be Still My Soul and Amazing Grace, to Morning Has Broken and…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
6158
In 1972, when Vladimir Ashkenazy was at a new peak both in his playing and in his career, we planned with him to shoot two recitals for television, one Chopin and one Beethoven. For quite some time he had been extremely reluctant to perform in…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
3641
In 1972, when Vladimir Ashkenazy was at a new peak both in his playing and in his career, we planned with him to shoot two recitals for television, one Chopin and one Beethoven. For quite some time, Ashkenazy had been extremely reluctant to perform…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
3642
Vladimir Ashkenazy has had a particular affection for the music of Rachmaninoff throughout his professional life, and his performances have long had the ring both of authenticity and of deep commitment. This is not surprising in a Russian-born and…
Length
48 mins
Prog. No.
3673
Vladimir Ashkenazy closed the 1984/85 season in London with a recital at the Royal Festival Hall that was regarded by many of those present as a new peak in his musicmaking. If that perception is correct, it is a remarkable achievement in a career…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
3674
This festive concert from the Gethsemanekirche in Berlin marks the 60th anniversary of the RIAS Kammerchor. Under the baton of the new chief conductor Hans-Christoph Rademann, the RIAS Kammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin are performing…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5740