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Classical music is often thought of as being austere, ponderous and stern. Yet there are examples that were explicitly intended to be the exact opposite. "Carnival of the Animals" is one of those compositions. Regarded as being plain fun by Saint…
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Together with Hans Haffmans, Dutch radio and television presenter, Bernard Haitink is reflecting on his long career and his life and he is looking forward to the future. The film turns out to be a very moving portrait of a man who can’t enjoy his…
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49 mins
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6432
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…
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93 mins
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6780
Jóhannsson is a composer with interesting ideas about technology and music, ideas about the sorts of feelings that might be evoked through juxtaposing electronics with history-rich references like a string quartet and an ancient poem. IBM 1401 - A…
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49 mins
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6547
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90 mins
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6457
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…
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106 mins
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6767
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…
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96 mins
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6448
“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…
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131 mins
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5584
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72 mins
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6455
Nacho Duato composed the one-act ballet White Darkness as a requiem for his sister. The result is a masterpiece which, according to critics, has reached heights deemed hitherto impossible on the landscape of modern arts. In contrast, American…
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74 mins
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6429