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Classical music is not supposed to be fun, right? And yet, every concert of the Philharmonix is a living, grooving, finger-snapping testament to the contrary. The Philharmonix’ sophisticated sense of humor allows them to move seamlessly from the…
Length
44 mins
Prog. No.
3454
Towards the end of 1976 Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman made a European tour together, playing duos for two violins and for violin and viola with Zukerman playing the viola part. The tour began with a concert in the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
3648
A series of recitals by the master pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy at a new peak in his career. Both his audiences and the critics have been aware in recent years of new dimensions in Ashkenazy's playing. This may stem in part from his broadening…
Length
41 mins
Prog. No.
3654
Vladimir Ashkenazy has had a particular affection for the music of Rachmaninoff throughout his professional life, and his performances have long had the ring both of authenticity and of deep commitment. This is not surprising in a Russian-born and…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
3672
“Trifonov has everything and more. What he does with his hands is both technically and musically unbelievable. And then there is his touch — so gifted with tenderness and at the same time he has the demonic element. I have never heard anything like…
Length
44 mins
Prog. No.
3698
Maria Callas and Renata Tebaldi were the two most celebrated artists of the second half of the last century. Made into hostile enemies by their admirers, the two became untouchable goddesses of the opera. To their fans, Callas was known as “the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5536
During the eleventh edition of the famous Easter Festival the Mariinsky Orchestra is travelling across the vastness of Russia by train. In this documentary we will follow the orchestra on this musical journey and on its various concert stations. By…
Length
34 mins
Prog. No.
5932
It is always a great pleasure to see and hear young musicians succeed. The recent of Tchaikovsky's Violin concerto with the amazingly talented Patricia Kopatchinskaja as soloist was one such occasion. "As an interpreter I am most interested in…
Length
44 mins
Prog. No.
5947
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
The music world has known Menahem Pressler for more than half a century and mainly for his work with the famous Beaux Arts Trio. He was the heart of this ensemble and when in 2008 the trio decided to separate, it was not the end for Menahem Pressler…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6091