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The late French composer Pierre Henry was among the pivotal forces behind the development of musique concrète, becoming the first formally educated musician to devote his energies to the electronic medium. His final work Dracula was originally…
Length
119 mins
Prog. No.
6534
For the Easter Festival 2017 in Baden-Baden, Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker draw their inspiration from Tosca, the most well-known and also most brilliant of all the Puccini operas. And that is deservedly so, since Tosca is not…
Length
125 mins
Prog. No.
6417
“Jazz is more than just a style of music”, says Amro Salah. “It’s about freedom.” Salah, a jazz pianist, is an enthusiastic promoter of the genre. Every year he organises the Cairo Jazz Festival, but doesn’t view himself as a festival director: He is…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6441
A founding text of German operatic Romanticism and an absolute masterpiece of musical theatre, Der Freischütz by Carl Maria von Weber has not been performed at La Scala since 1998, when it was conducted by Donald Runnicles, but it is worthwhile…
Length
130 mins
Prog. No.
6793
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) is considered today one of the founding fathers of the 17th century German school, whose influence on composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, his spiritual son, cannot be overestimated. Not only was he an indisputable…
Length
95 mins
Prog. No.
6752
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
The „Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno" plot couldn’t be simpler: Time and Disillusion try to convince Beauty to abandon Pleasure for less fleeting gratifications. Krzysztof Warlikowski has taken Handel’s first oratorio, written when he was just…
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138 mins
Prog. No.
7529
Arrigo Boito's only finished and preserved opera, Mefistofele, recorded in Baden-Baden was praised by critics and loved by the audience - a very rare concurrence. And this could hardly have come as a surprise, since it was no other than Erwin Schrott…
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135 mins
Prog. No.
6370
A beloved combination: Cello, violin and piano. For their concert at the Verbier Festival 2015, Truls Mørk, Ilya Gringolts and Daniil Trifonov chose works by Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms - thus showcasing how three famous German composers from the…
Length
74 mins
Prog. No.
7549
An awarded and original production of Janacek’s opera. Filmed in the baroque decor of Les Bouffes du Nord in Paris, with a reduced piano version, incredibly talented young singers, this is an enchanted version, acclaimed both by press and public.
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
7513