A hand-picked ensemble of soloists join together with the Gächinger Kantorei and the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart under the direction of Helmuth Rilling to give a truly definitive performance of this pre-eminent masterwork.
Marcia Haydée's choreography "Sleeping Beauty" is the tragic conflict of Carabosse and the Lilac Fairy; of good and evil. This programme portrays a Ballet company at work on the choreography and includes clips from the finished production.
Larry Fuller, famous for his work on "Evita", joins forces with musical theatre specialist Charles B. Axton to create a sizzling rendition of the Rodgers and Hard Broadway classic. This documentary goes behind the scenes at the Stuttgarter Ballet.
The world premiere of Bach's complete motets on film! A masterly and controlled performance by the Gächinger Kantorei and the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, conducted by Helmuth Rilling, recorded in the parish church of Oberkaufingen.
Hungarian choreographer Youri Vámos combined E.T.A. Hoffmann's "Nutcracker" story with Dickens' immortal "A Christmas Carol". A colourful dance production in which ballet, music and film are skillfully combined.
Händel's "Messiah" is among the most popular pieces of classical music ever written. This examplary performace with the Bach-Collegium Stuttgart conducted by Helmuth Rilling takes place at the atmospheric church in Ellwangen, Bavaria.