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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 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
Rolando Villazón as director and Nemorino: these tidings alone were enough to unleash a worldwide "run" on tickets to the Baden-Baden 2012 Pentecost-holiday opera. After his directorial debut in 2011 ("Werther", Lyon) the Mexican tenor now takes it a…
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
5937
This portrait follows Annette Dasch in her time in Bayreuth, Geneva, Munich and Berlin, during rehearsals, in performances, and in preparations of her show “Annettes DaschSalon”. The 2010/2011 season was marked by special events - from major debuts…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5991
Following on from his "biography" of Claude Berri's French megahit movie, "Tchao Pantin", in this new film, Serge July investigates the life and times of Bernardo Bertolucci's controversial 1972 tragedy, "Last Tango in Paris". "Last Tango" is a noir…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6187
This 52-minute documentary tells the story of the conception, the filming, the Italian première, and the world-wide release of the film that has become a manifesto of Italian Neo-Realism, and which revolutionized cinematographic narration by…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6188
This documentary is a testimony to the ambition to make ‘’a European film’’ that could compete against Hollywood. It is also an exceptional portrait of a director who was haunted by the game of chance, and coincidence.
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6189
Monsieur Hulot is almost a silent film: Jacques Tati prefers gestures and noise to words, which, similar to his contemporary Beckett, are reduced to a succession of incomprehensible vowel sounds.
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6190
Jacques Demy directs ‘The Umbrellas of Cherbourg’ in 1963. Portrait of a film : Geneviève and Guy fall in love in Cherbourg, in 1957. Guy is called to service in Algeria, leaving Geneviève behind, pregnant and broken-hearted. The film is the dream…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6191
Billy Wilder films ‘Some Like It Hot’ in 1958. Portrait of a film: a movie that is at once a satire of the United States and its imitators, a burlesque parody, a thriller, a musical comedy filmed in black and white, an audacious look at the confusion…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6192