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They started out in 1981 as a New York City street band, playing jazz, gospel and classics. Now they're an internationally acclaimed quartet forming a tighly-knit unit with their own distinctive identity, performing both traditional and experimental…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0511
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
The Northern Ballet Theatre's outstanding ballet, based on Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL, tells the immortal tale of Scrooge - a lonely, embittered old man who re-discovers his lost humanity. A story of hope and optimism.
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
3624
This programme is a compilation of extracts drawn from three concerts featuring Friedrich Gulda, a master of many different piano styles. He is seen performing Mozart sonatas, playing jazz with The Paradise Trio - Barbara Dennerlein (organ), Harry…
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
6320
“I wanted to do something big and wild and different. Something with water!” said choreographer Alexander Ekman and filled the Main Stage at the Oslo Opera House with 5,000 litres of water. In "A Swan Lake", his new full-length work created for the…
Length
98 mins
Prog. No.
8793
The two soloists Eddie Daniels (cl) and Gary Burton (vib) played together with their collegues Makoto Ozone (p), Marc Johnson (b) and Martin Richards (dr) this tribute to two great musicians of the thirties and forties. Benny Goodman was probably one…
Length
70 mins
Prog. No.
6274
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
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
Manuel Agujetas is one of the greatest flamenco singers of all time, and one of the last representatives of the Jerez School and of the «Cante Jondo» in its oldest and purest form. Violently opposed to contemporary life, this free, eccentric…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
7303
The Japanese pianist Aki Takase is a veritable typhoon of power and clarity. Her playing shows what can happen when the European rules of melody, harmony and rhythm come face to face with a distinctly Asian way of thinking!
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0540