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The year 2006 come to a close with a spectacular musical event: a festival of Argentinean music broadcast live from Buenos Aires. At the height of the Argentinean summer, the Orquesta Filarmónica del Teatro Colon under Daniel Barenboim (conductor &…
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
5586
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 impressive and breathtaking scenery of the wild-romantic Roman quarry of St. Margarethen provides the perfect and unique backdrop for these live-recording of a colourful open-air staging of Georges Bizet's Carmen - one of the most popular works…
Length
165 mins
Prog. No.
5452
In 1827, a year before his death, Franz Schubert wrote one of his most important works: the Winterreise. In the song cycle the Austrian composer set the 24 poems of Wilhelm Müller to music and depicted the haunted soul and landscape of the state of…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5440
The Waldbühne in Berlin, one of the most appealing outdoor amphitheatres on the European continent, is the home of the Berliner Philharmoniker's summer concerts. With over 20.000 in attendance, they are some of the most popular classical music…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
5437
Riccardo Chailly’s inaugural concert as Kapellmeister of the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra capturing the full atmosphere of a unique musical occasion is a feast of Mendelssohn from the orchestra the composer founded. The concert includes an…
Length
94 mins
Prog. No.
5466
Until now a concert of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in Ramallah was just unthinkable, but Palestine was the centre of attraction when the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra performed there on August 21. Faced with myriad organizational and political…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5455
Schumann's symphonies are routinely criticised for their supposedly murky scoring. But you would never guess it from listening to these scintillating performances. The orchestra's fat-free (but never scrawny) strings, pungent woodwind and tangy…
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
5387
Composed by Jean Baptiste Lully for Louis XIV, Persée is widely recognized as Lully's greatest creation and was considered the crowning achievement of 17th century French music theatre. Filled with dancing, fight scenes, monsters and special effects,…
Length
127 mins
Prog. No.
5417
In the face of political and ideological divides between their respective countries, five years ago Daniel Barenboim, an Argentinean Jew and Israel's most famous conductor and pianist, along with Christian Palestinian philosopher Edward Said, put…
Length
104 mins
Prog. No.
5414