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Filmed in June 2013 during three extraordinary performances that took place during the Aldeburgh Festival, "Peter Grimes on Aldeburgh beach" takes place in the heart of the town that inspired it and is the film interpretation of Britten’s Peter…
Length
141 mins
Prog. No.
8792
Pandolfe, a country gentleman, has married Madame de la Haltière, an imperious countess. She and her daughters Noémie and Dorothée bully Pandolfe’s daughter from his first marriage, Lucette (know as Cendrillon), Pandolfe loves Cendrillon but is too…
Length
150 mins
Prog. No.
7972
For its first new production of the opera in 10 years, Glyndebourne welcomes back the winning team of director Jonathan Kent and designer Paul Brown. Mozart’s second collaboration with the mercurial librettist Lorenzo da Ponte is among the very…
Length
170 mins
Prog. No.
7936
Under the baton of Michel Plasson, a Massenet specialist, Jonas Kaufmann and Sophie Koch perform one of opera's most touching love stories. In Massenet's masterpiece, tears never cease to flow from the very moment the moonlight idyll is revealed and…
Length
150 mins
Prog. No.
7928
In this elegiac universe, the arias sung by Amina, the kind-hearted young sleep-walker, are pure miracles of lunar poetry. For the first time at the Paris Opera Natalie Dessay sings one of the most beautiful roles of Italian romanticism. What a sense…
Length
135 mins
Prog. No.
7927
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
“The Cunning Little Vixen” is Janáček’s lightest opera, and, despite the titular vixen’s death at the end of the work. The composer moved away from the more conversational style of previous and subsequent operas in favor of a more folk-like-style,…
Length
101 mins
Prog. No.
7838
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
Splendid rendition of Ravel’s famous opera staged specially for HDTV and performed by the Atelier de l’Opera de Lyon. This new version of the opera was written for four instruments (two pianos, cello and flute), thus emphasizing the fearful emotions…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7766
In 1994, 54-year old José Van Dam undertook to play the role of Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca for the first time, a part that he had refused repeatedly in the past. In April 1995 in Liège, the singer met again with stage director Nicolas Joel for the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
7762