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Guinea Bissau singer Malan Mané has lived for 30 years in exile in Montreuil, France, as an anonymous immigrant worker. Yet he was once the star of one of West Africa’s finest and most legendary bands, Super Mama Djombo, from Guinea Bissau, a small…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
6940
Following the success of King Arthur, which was presented at major European festivals, Vox Luminis is discovering Henry Purcell's "The Fairy Queen", a semi-opera in five acts written for the Dorset Garden in 1692. The dramatic plot of the work is…
Length
165 mins
Prog. No.
6934
In the darkness of sleep, a door opens and a woman enters, dressed in sheets of paper, symbolising fate and the trial that will befall the protagonist... This is the premise of 'The Trial', a ballet by the eminent Italian choreographer Mauro…
Length
86 mins
Prog. No.
6932
At the age of 80, Italian filmmaker Marco Bellocchio films the Mafia, through the fate of a turncoat Cosa Nostra leader, whose revelations led to the conviction of hundreds of criminals in 1986. In this documentary, shot in Rome and Palermo, Marco…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6921
The young conductor John Warner (27) and the musicians of Orchestra for the Earth are going to Austria, searching for the deeper meaning of the magical Gustav Mahler composition "Das Lied von der Erde". They refuse to take an aeroplane, since its CO2…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6924
In July 2021, after the last German soldier had left the country, the film team led by ethnomusicologist Yalda Yazdani and German-Afghan journalist Sharmila Hashimi traveled to Kabul to meet female singers. No one could have guessed at the time that…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6928
We have no moving images of Gustav Mahler and no recordings of his voice, but there are photos, texts and music. They've been brought together to form a whole in: The Mahler Monologues. It's neither a historical approach nor a chronological one, but…
Length
34 mins
Prog. No.
6930
In the middle of the largest contiguos rainforest area in the world stands an opera house: the Teatro Amazonas. The neo-classical building in the centre of the Amazon metropolis Manaus has room for more than 700 people and was the second largest…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6925
PARTS places humanity at the center of the stage, in its most modest garments. Fragile, destitute, haggard humanity, throwing its last forces into a dance of repair, a dance of purification, a dance for tomorrow. Because our anchors are not immutable…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
6908
The Festspielhaus Baden-Baden hosts the Easter Festival 2022 as a great return of the Live Opera with Tchaikovsky’s classic Pique Dame. The sets and cast of this production set standards and compete with cinema set design. Together for the first time…
Length
165 mins
Prog. No.
6901