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In “Die ersten Menschen” (The first humans), the Bible story of the fratricide of Kajin (Cain) and Chabel (Abel) is presented from a different perspective. In the context of the first family on earth, Adahm (Adam) is concerned with cultivating the…
Length
100 mins
Prog. No.
6857
This is not just live capture. This is a new hybrid form that honours the spirit of the original theatre production of Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw", but that also embraces the current constraints: the presence of the camera is declared…
Length
113 mins
Prog. No.
6827
Sir John Falstaff is an anarchist who obeys only the reign of his own enjoyment, an egoist who feeds only his power-hunger and his own flesh, and who would prefer to raze the small-minded morals of his contemporaries like the walls of a fortress – by…
Length
130 mins
Prog. No.
6815
Bieitos interpretation of Wagner‘s Lohengrin deals with love, hate, jealousy and hope, but above all with man‘s imperative need to believe in something. To visualise these two contrasting worlds, Bieito creates two settings on stage: the world of…
Length
220 mins
Prog. No.
6582
In Spring 2019, the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, led by John Eliot Gardiner, presented a critically-acclaimed European tour of Handel’s opera Semele, including Alexandra Palace Theatre in London, where this live recording took place…
Length
180 mins
Prog. No.
5761
Inner Landscape is a documentary about the creation of the chamber opera Si Fan, composed by Chinese composer Guo Wenjing for the Dutch ‘Nieuw Ensemble’. In Si Fan (‘yearnings of love’), Guo combines traditional opera from his native Sichuan with his…
Length
91 mins
Prog. No.
6159
Classical music in stunning locations. “UNIQUE - One artist, One monument, One concert” – featuring some of today’s finest musicians performing in timeless historic locations – begins with a spellbinding concert given by violinist Nemanja Radulovic…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
6122
To fill in a gap in music history: This miniseries tells the story of some of the amazingly strong female composers and their hidden orchestral music, narrated by the charismatic Norwegian conductor Cathrine Winnes. We follow their fights as they…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
6571
On Wednesday, October 16th, Dmitri Hvorostovsky's birthday, the Festival officially opens with a performance of Giuseppe Verdi's Messa da Requiem.
Length
95 mins
Prog. No.
6549
Experience Verdi’s powerful and iconic Requiem in a performance at Milan’s Church of San Marco, the same place where it was premiered in 1868! The talented and audacious conductor Teodor Currentzis leads this exciting and historic concert. 19th…
Length
94 mins
Prog. No.
6836