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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
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
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
Today’s Classic Archive pays homage to Victoria de los Angeles who, along with Teresa Berganza and Montserrat Caballe, was one of the great Spanish divas of the past century. The selection we have chosen gives a sense of the range of her talent, from…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
7494
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
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
Popular dances of the 20th century revisited by French choreographer Georges Appaix in an amusing and colourful series of ten 3-minute films. The 1930's Java, 40's Swing, 50's Mambo and Cha Cha Cha, 60's Rock, Twist and Madison, 1970's Disco, the…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
7376
Master Course with Hermann Prey recorded at the Richard-Strauss-Tagen Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1997. Exclusively covered were Lieder by Richard Strauss.
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6355