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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…
Length
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…
Length
135 mins
Prog. No.
6370
A true classic of American musical theater, this tale of life on the Mississippi from the 1880s to the 1920s is both a poignant love story and a powerful reminder of the bitter legacy of racism. Director Francesca Zambello’s grand-scale production is…
Length
144 mins
Prog. No.
5968
The season kicks off with Boito’s resplendent retelling of Goethe’s Faust, a monumental work of "choral grandeur and melodic richness" (The New York Times) in one of the most impressive productions ever seen at the War Memorial Opera House. The cast…
Length
145 mins
Prog. No.
5967
A rococo beauty who ultimately drags everything into the abyss, Puccini’s Manon Lescaut is never fully satisfied. She becomes addicted to the admiring glances she receives from others, and the luxury and diamonds in which she bathes don’t warm her…
Length
128 mins
Prog. No.
5995
Philippe Herreweghe, principal conductor of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic, has devoted himself for over ten years to fresh and invigorating readings of the (pre-) Romantic repertoire. Together with the Collegium Vocale, founded in 1970 by Herreweghe…
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
6057
2014, 300th anniversary of Christoph Willibald Gluck. To celebrate the event, a new and amazing production at Teatro Real in Madrid, staged by Krysztof Warlikowski. A musical and dramatic master piece between Baroque and Classical, staged as a daring…
Length
148 mins
Prog. No.
7497
Henry Purcell died in 1965, while composing his last opera “The Indian Queen”. So his brother Daniel completed hastily and with poor inspiration the rich, visionary and transcendental score of the great British composer. Some centuries later, Peter…
Length
197 mins
Prog. No.
7496
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
Johann Sebastian Bach's most famous Christmas work was recorded live at the Salle Henry Le Bœuf in the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. Who would have thought, three centuries ago, that these cantatas, written by Bach for the services from…
Length
145 mins
Prog. No.
5950