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.
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.
One of today's foremost Mozart interpreters, pianist Friedrich Gulda plays an all-Mozart concert. The programme includes the FANTASIA IN D MINOR K 397, PIANO SONATA NO.12 IN F K332, FANTASIA IN C MINOR K 475 and PIANO SONATA NO. 14 IN C MINOR K 457.
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.