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German composer Richard Wagner was notoriously anti-Semitic, and his writings on Jews were later embraced by Hitler and the Nazis. But there is another, lesser-known side to this story. For years, many of Wagner‘s closest associates were Jews - young…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6478
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
The main focus of the Easter Festival 2013, held for the first time with the Berliner Philharmoniker at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, will be on the four performances of Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flute” conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. The principal…
Length
163 mins
Prog. No.
5956
Mozart's masterpiece is recorded in an unrivalled performance conducted by Daniel Barenboim and stage directed by the famous movie-director and writer Doris Dörrie. Her colourful production is combining Mozart’s bitter-sweet story of love and…
Length
180 mins
Prog. No.
5223
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
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
What if our minds could live forever? Recent advances in artificial intelligence and neuroscience mean that we will soon be able to map our memories and experiences, and to use these data to build a digital consciousness identical with our own. These…
Length
79 mins
Prog. No.
6854
Das Liebesverbot is one of Wagner‘s earliest operas - and yet, a central motive of many other works such as Tristan and Isolde is already clearly visible: The overpowering force of love and lust, that no law - manmade or otherwise - can tame. In this…
Length
165 mins
Prog. No.
6362
After his exploration of the institution of marriage and the paths of desire, denominating Don Giovanni il dissoluto punito, Mozart shows us that the school of love is both a heavenly and bitter path at the same time. But we can find his liberal and…
Length
202 mins
Prog. No.
5962
Henry Purcell died in 1965, while composing his last opera “The Indian Queen”. So his brother Daniel completed hastily and with poor inspiration the rich, visionary and transcendental score of the great British composer. Some centuries later, Peter…
Length
197 mins
Prog. No.
7496