Manuel de Falla's "Three Cornered Hat" ballet is by far his most popular composition. The dances in the ballet represent high points of Spanish folk music, full of sparkling melodies and captivating rhythms.
The performance features the talents of today's leading Bach expert, Helmuth Rilling with his Gächinger Kantorei and Bach-Collegium Stuttgart, in the first performance of this work since its rediscovery in 1988.
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.
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.