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A magnificent Christmas concert, with music ranging from motets to popular Christmas standards, performed by Leipzig's world famous boys' choir. A fascinating half-hour documentary examines the history of the choir from its foundation in the early…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0562
The televised recording of this singular concert with the Russian monastery choir took place in the Cathedral of Ulm, the tallest Gothic parish church in Germany. In conjunction with the millenium of the Christianization of Russia, the monastery…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
0113
This ballet, choreographed by James Kudelka, and set to Vivaldi’s celebrated score, describes the four seasons in a man’s life – from the exuberance of youth in “Spring” to the resignation and compassion of old age in “Winter”. Director of Record…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
6109
The Firebird is an exciting one-hour dance special based on the mystical Russian folk tale of enchantment and love, and set to Stravinsky’s fantastical ballet score. This adaption of James Kudelka’s masterpiece for the stage, combines classical…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6108
Little Red Riding Hood begins, like all fairy tales, with: "Once upon a time..." For children of all ages the composer Georges Aperghis imagined a tale in music and movement: he chose the very first version written by Charles Perrault almost 300…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
7337
The performance features the talents of today's leading Bach expert, Helmuth Rilling with his Gächinger Kantorei and Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, in the first performance of this work since its rediscovery in 1988.
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
0114
Guided by two children and several stars of the classical music scene, our film takes us to the picturesque location of Nürnberg. In St. Lorenz Church, Enoch zu Gutenberg conducts Christmas music and Christmas Carols. James Galway and friends perform…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
1128
Widely accepted as a leading authority on Baroque music, Ton Koopman conducts J.S. Bach's Magnificat BWV 243. Performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir joined by soloists Deborah Yorck (soprano), Bogna Bartosz (alto), Jörg Dürmüller…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5341
A spectacular ice fantasia featuring the world skating champions, Paul and Isabelle Duchesnay, and former world champion, Brian Orser. Set to the music of the symphonic masterpiece by Gustav Holst, this dazzling production incorporates solo and…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
6107
Norbert Beilharz captures the Swiss choreographer Heinz Spoerli's work methods on film, basing his portrait on the development of the Swiss master's new ballet: "Goldberg Variations".
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0534