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Jóhannsson is a composer with interesting ideas about technology and music, ideas about the sorts of feelings that might be evoked through juxtaposing electronics with history-rich references like a string quartet and an ancient poem. IBM 1401 - A…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
6547
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
To put it in the own words of Thierry Malandain: It is a light-hearted, bubbly ballet intended as a moment of humanity to forget for a short while our tough, worried existence, saddened by all that our heart and reason cannot accept. It is a ballet…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
6408
Bodas de sangre (Blood Wedding), choreographed by Antonio Gades in 1974, depicts the story written by Federico Garcia Lorca of a bride who, on her wedding night, runs away with her former lover, now a married man with a child of his own. The furious…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5919
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
Roxana is the first ever film adaptation of Daniel Defoe’s extraordinary 17th century novel exploring the world of an ambitious, modern day courtesan. Transposed into a 20th century setting, this sumptuous production stylishly integrates music, dance…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5703
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
Maya Plisetskaya performing excerpts from a dozen of her greatest roles, created by many of the world's famous choreographers like Roland Petit and Maurice Béjart, from Ballets like Raymonda, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake and a mesmerizing performance…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5493
The Firebird is an exciting one-hour dance special based on the mystical Russian folk tale of enchantment and love, and set to Stravinsky’s fantastical ballet score. This adaption of James Kudelka’s masterpiece for the stage, combines classical…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6108