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A Living Space is a unique exploration of one summer at The Laboratory for Performance - Watermill Center where each year the visionary theatre director and artist Robert Wilson gathers almost a hundred young artists from all over the world giving…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
6489

This documentary features Yehudi Menuhin's return to the Soviet Union after an absence of 17 years - during which time, he was banned from the county.His return to Russian stages was made possible by former Siviet politicians Mikhail Gorbachev - an…

Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6042

This unique archival discovery shows Bruno Walter rehearsing Brahms's Symphony No. 2 with the Festival Orchestra Vancouver, Canada in 1958. It also includes the only existing film interview ever made with him.

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
7000

Bedrich Smetana "Die Moldau"

Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
5301

Sergiu Celibidache (1912-1996) has been called a “musical giant”, a “magician” “a brilliant lion-tamer” and an enfant terrible of classical music. He was famous for refuting the commercial aspects of the music business, which makes his rare…

Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6036

This recording provides us with a portrait of a man whose conducting technique contrasts fascinatingly with that of the other conductors in the "Great Conductors" series. Sir Georg Solti's rehearsal and performance of Wagner's Tannhäuser Overture…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5303
Fritz Kreisler once said that the two greatest performing musicians of the twentieth century were Pablo Casals and Andrés Segovia. He had two prime ideas in mind, first, their extraordinary spirits and second, the fact that both elevated their chosen…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
3636
On the 8th of June 1968 Vladimir Ashkenazy, with his Icelandic wife and their two children, arrived at their new home in Reykjavik in Iceland. It was a crucial moment in their lives. They had left the Soviet Union, with the help of Nikita Kruschev…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
3637
On August 30th 1969 five young artists, all of whom were beginning to be established as international artists of the highest rank, came together to play Schubert's "Trout Quintet" in the new Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. Their names: Itzhak Perlman…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
3638

Ludwig van Beethoven Overture "Leonore"

Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5297