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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
“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
The French Baroque opera Hippolyte et Aricie carries its audience away into a realm of wonders with magnificent dance and choir scenes and the greatest possible multitude of musical forms. Philippe Rameau, a French contemporary of Bach and Handel,…
Length
153 mins
Prog. No.
6431
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
Founded in 1959, Cuba‘s leading contemporary dance company has had a profound influence on Cuban dance and dancers. Over the past 53 years Danza Contemporánea de Cuba has evolved into an exotic hybrid of contemporary, classical and Caribbean styles -…
Length
112 mins
Prog. No.
6511
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
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
Copernicus, the man behind the title of the opera, brought the revolution that radically changed man’s way of seeing things, shifting from the earth to the sun and its sacred flames. Barely a few stories – for there is no dramatic conflict here, no…
Length
95 mins
Prog. No.
6532
Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker is one of the fixed stars of the classical ballet repertoire. Since its premiere in 1892 it has undergone many changes in both the dramaturgical and choreographic conception and artistic director Director Petr…
Length
103 mins
Prog. No.
6442
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