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This is a celebration of the New Year in words and music, introduced by Andrew Cruikshank.
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5164
Many people live in a closed world. What happens to them when they step onto an arena where they can be themselves, free of their usual roles and status? In the film Closed we encounter four completely different people who once a week leave their…
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
5924
With an introduction by Sir John Gielgud, this first-rate performance took place at the Winchester Cathedral.
Length
44 mins
Prog. No.
3306
Every existence is pulled between a desire to rise and a fear of falling. We fall asleep, we fall in love, contractions pull us out of the maternal cocoon to confront the hard laws of a terrestrial invisible force. In Skid, human relationship to…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6518
Hofesh Shechter’s Clowns is reimagined for the first time on screen in a bold and thrilling new production. Shot on location at the iconic Rivoli Ballroom in South London, Clowns is an intense dance performance unlike anything audiences will have…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6508
Commissioned by the Venice Biennale in 2002, HUNT is a collaboration of choreographer-dancer Tero Saarinen and multimedia artist Marita Liulia. Praised by audiences and critics alike, the creation has become one of the most significant contemporary…
Length
36 mins
Prog. No.
6170
Widely accepted as a leading authority on Baroque music, Ton Koopman conducts J.S. Bach's Magnificat BWV 243. Performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir joined by soloists Deborah Yorck (soprano), Bogna Bartosz (alto), Jörg Dürmüller…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5341
This fascinating interaction between dance and music was recorded in studio with prima ballerina Maya Plissetskaya working with pianist Nicolas Economou. Cued by the movements and moods of the dancer, Economou improvises at the piano and together…
Length
31 mins
Prog. No.
6354
A Portrait of the 24-year-old Ukrainian Dancer Vladimir Malakhov. The film shows extracts from the stage performances and rehearsals for a tribute to the legendary dancer Nijinsky.
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5275
In this pilot to a new series about the European musical heritage, soul musician Joy Denalane embarks on a journey to Austria to encounter the world of folk music. For centuries, this musical genre has provided a vital space for love and romanticism,…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6757