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Recorded at the Royaumont Abbey, France Philippe Jaroussky performs sacred works by Vivaldi, Scarlatti, Pergolesi.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6596
Two men without whom the profession of conductor wouldn’t be what it is today. Two men who couldn’t have been any more different from each other: Arturo Toscanini and Wilhelm Furtwängler. One of them was a visionary, rigorously faithful to the…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5535
After the pilot episode "Sound-Treck Austria", the second part of the series takes us on a documentary journey through Norway. ­We explore the roots of traditional music in this relatively young nation and trace its modern manifestations. We discover…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6585
OMG! Van Eyck was here. Celebrating Jan van Eyck: Herreweghe and Collegium Vocale Commissioned by the City of Ghent and on the occasion of the Van Eyck Year, the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt wrote a new work with the world-famous altarpiece the…
Length
41 mins
Prog. No.
6590
Maria Callas and Renata Tebaldi were the two most celebrated artists of the second half of the last century. Made into hostile enemies by their admirers, the two became untouchable goddesses of the opera. To their fans, Callas was known as “the…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5536
It is of course Ludwig van Beethoven's 6th Symphony, whose epigraph is: "Pastoral Symphony, or Remembrance of Rustic Life, more expressed emotion than descriptive painting". Translating the composer's ardent love of nature: "I am so happy when I can…
Length
78 mins
Prog. No.
6593
Celebrated in his day not only as a great composer he was also admired as an outstanding pianist who was a peerless interpreter of his own works including the piano concerti and the Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini. It is well known that he was in…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
6125
The Gypsy Influence investigates the tremendous influence of so-called Gypsy music on classical composers from Haydn to Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms, to Lehár and Kálmán, Ligeti and Kurtág. In a second narrative, closely connected to the first, the…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6805
A ballet by John Neumeier A single lamp on a metal post is switched on and placed center stage signifying that no artist is allowed to use the stage... This ghost light has been lit on several stages during an unusual season. The Hamburg Ballet is…
Length
105 mins
Prog. No.
6581
Inner Landscape is a documentary about the creation of the chamber opera Si Fan, composed by Chinese composer Guo Wenjing for the Dutch ‘Nieuw Ensemble’. In Si Fan (‘yearnings of love’), Guo combines traditional opera from his native Sichuan with his…
Length
91 mins
Prog. No.
6159