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Together with Hans Haffmans, Dutch radio and television presenter, Bernard Haitink is reflecting on his long career and his life and he is looking forward to the future. The film turns out to be a very moving portrait of a man who can’t enjoy his…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
6432
The essence of Verdi’s Requiem can be found in the words Libera me - “Free me”. The great composer employs every means at his disposal to portray man as prisoner of himself, with both his fear of death and yearning for salvation. Recording Dates: 14…
Length
93 mins
Prog. No.
6780
Classical music is often thought of as being austere, ponderous and stern. Yet there are examples that were explicitly intended to be the exact opposite. "Carnival of the Animals" is one of those compositions. Regarded as being plain fun by Saint…
Prog. No.
6794
“Swan Lake” by Peter I. Tchaikovsky is the most famous ballet of all time. Since its world premiere in 1877 at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow there have been countless interpretations of this romantic dance fairy tale. The epitome of these remains…
Length
131 mins
Prog. No.
5584
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
This opera film is based on Jan Schmidt-Garre‘s highly acclaimed stage production of Beethoven‘s Fidelio. The producers carefully filmed and edited several performances. By using additional footage of Jacquelyn Wagner as Leonore the stage production…
Length
115 mins
Prog. No.
6485
A ballet based on the album GO, by Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi. The Feeling of Going is a large-scale, visually stunning theatre production by choreographer Ben Wright, set to the mesmerizing album GO, by Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi. The songs are…
Length
78 mins
Prog. No.
6768
Created by Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young, the award-winning Betroffenheit is a boundary-stretching hybrid of theatre and dance that explores the psychological states of trauma, grief and addiction. Combining tap, salsa, spoken word, song and…
Length
106 mins
Prog. No.
6767
One of the greatest romantic ballets of all time, Giselle is the first full length ballet choreographed by Akram Khan . The classic story of love, betrayal and redemption has been reimagined in this stunning new version, with sets and costumes by…
Length
96 mins
Prog. No.
6448
Nacho Duato composed the one-act ballet White Darkness as a requiem for his sister. The result is a masterpiece which, according to critics, has reached heights deemed hitherto impossible on the landscape of modern arts. In contrast, American…
Length
74 mins
Prog. No.
6429