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This documentary on the unconventional life and ground-breaking music of the Russian pianist and composer Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) sheds light on the mystical ideas which inspired him. He became consumed by a vision of a union of the arts, a…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6358
Recalling a life of love, tyranny and triumph, Zuzana Ruzickova endured forty years of persecution in Czechoslovakia for her refusal to join the Communist Party, while becoming a legendary harpsichordist and interpreter of Bach around the world. ‘I…
Length
83 mins
Prog. No.
6422
In 2018 Yannick Nézet-Séguin will end his tenure with the Rotterdam Philharmonic for which he will stay Honorary Conductor to become Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera, New York. Yannick has worked with many leading European orchestras and…
Length
75 mins
Prog. No.
5580
Our telecast of the C minor Mass was shot at the Knight's Hall in Wolfegg and shows Helmuth Rilling both in rehearsal and performance.
Length
61 mins
Prog. No.
0104
When the Fire Burns is a musical documentary portrait. Filmed throughout Spain and Argentina, this documentary captures the rich sensuality of Manuel de Falla’s music, in counter-point to the near monastic austerity of his life. Including excerpts…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6105
The earth on which we live silently remembers the catastrophies of our history but if we listen to the silence of the earth it will remind us of the fate of others who lived before us and from whose suffering we may yet learn. A television film by…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
3692
This recording came from the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence at the occasion of the festival’s 60th anniversary in 2008. A co production with the Wiener Festwochen (Vienna) where it received its premiere in May 2006, this production is a truly…
Length
86 mins
Prog. No.
7835
The opera „Cosi fan tutte“ featured in a 2x45 minute best-of-version with narrator. The well-known film director Doris Dörrie, long established on the cinema scene as a master of comic genius and famed for her bitter-sweet love stories, had passed…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5543
Since its founding over 500 years ago the Wiener Sängerknaben, a.k.a. Vienna Boys' Choir, has been a fixed attraction in musical life. A number of important musicians have been connected with the famous choir. Joseph Haydn, and Franz Schubert for…
Length
68 mins
Prog. No.
5516
This series of TV programmes presents the very best of the 16th Verbier Festival with worldwide renowned artists such as Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, René Pape, Joshua Bell, and Philippe Jaroussky. Furthermore, a group of renowned artist such as…
Length
65 mins
Prog. No.
7910