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Coro Papageno was founded by the late Claudio Abbado in 2011, a choir, where inmates get the chance to sing together. The approximately 120 imprisoned men and women who sing in the “Dozza” prison choir in Bologna give at least two concerts a year and…
Length
61 mins
Prog. No.
6486
Gabriele Münter belongs to the first generation of women, who considered themselves professional artists. A lot of water has run down the river in the meantime and actually it should be no problem being taking seriously as a female artist. However…
Length
75 mins
Prog. No.
6484
‘Atlanta’s Stage’: Following the 6 degrees of separation one artist introduces us to the next, each showing the world their Atlanta, it strength of creative collaboration and comraderie. We are introduced to the Atlanta Ballet by ballerina Tara Lee…
Length
26 mins
Prog. No.
6569
A Living Space is a unique exploration of one summer at The Laboratory for Performance - Watermill Center where each year the visionary theatre director and artist Robert Wilson gathers almost a hundred young artists from all over the world giving…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
6489
This film was shot in three days early in March 1966 and edited in three weeks. It was the first of its kind and there have been so many successors in the past thirty years that it can truthfully be described as epoch-making. It is probably still the…
Length
61 mins
Prog. No.
3635
Fritz Kreisler once said that the two greatest performing musicians of the twentieth century were Pablo Casals and Andrés Segovia. He had two prime ideas in mind, first, their extraordinary spirits and second, the fact that both elevated their chosen…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
3636
On the 8th of June 1968 Vladimir Ashkenazy, with his Icelandic wife and their two children, arrived at their new home in Reykjavik in Iceland. It was a crucial moment in their lives. They had left the Soviet Union, with the help of Nikita Kruschev…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
3637
On August 30th 1969 five young artists, all of whom were beginning to be established as international artists of the highest rank, came together to play Schubert's "Trout Quintet" in the new Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. Their names: Itzhak Perlman…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
3638
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
1970 was the 200th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth and, to mark the occasion, Daniel Barenboim and Christopher Nupen collaborated on a thirteen-part series about the man and his music. Close friends at the time, Barenboim as artist and…
Length
300 mins
Prog. No.
3700-3711