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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
A New Visual Language: Each movement of this concert was filmed in one long, continuous shot. The camera, hoisted on a thirteen-meter long crane, was able to reach any position either from within or from outside the orchestra. This way, each…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6117
In 2014, Denis Matsuev gave a concert with the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Zoltán Kocsis. Together, they performed Liszt‘s Piano Concert No. 2 and his Totentanz, as well as Shchedrin‘s Elégie pour piano seul.
Length
34 mins
Prog. No.
7542
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…
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36 mins
Prog. No.
6170
Bodas de sangre (Blood Wedding), choreographed by Antonio Gades in 1974, depicts the story written by Federico Garcia Lorca of a bride who, on her wedding night, runs away with her former lover, now a married man with a child of his own. The furious…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5919
Murray Perahia has often been described as an aristocrat of the piano, and with good reason. There is, however, nothing exclusive or intellectual, let alone academic, about his playing. His commanding vision, like his supremely polished virtuosity,…
Length
41 mins
Prog. No.
8543
Arthur Rubinstein's charismatic personality and unique ability to connect with an audience made each of his concert appearances an event. Surprisingly, the vast majority of his recorded output - whether on record or film - was made in the recording…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
8536
For its 15th anniversary, the Verbier Festival has once again brought together the most prestigious artists in classical music. This series of TV programmes presents the very best of the 28 concerts.
Length
42 mins
Prog. No.
7818
In time for his 65th birthday in November 2007, Daniel Barenboim has completed a cycle of Beethoven's piano concertos. Recorded live at the prestigious Klavier-Festival Ruhr in May 2007, this recording reflects both a very individual and special…
Length
37 mins
Prog. No.
5638
Today’s Classic Archive affords us the opportunity to rediscover two of the loveliest British voices of the last century. First of all, tenor Peter Pears, whose name is indelibly linked to that of Benjamin Britten. The collaboration between the two…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
7493