141 results
Friar Alessandro is a modest monk living in the hilltop monastery of Assisi and an award winning recording artist. He is a charming and spiritual young man with a gentle tenor voice whose musical message of hope, peace and brotherly love is…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
5690
This program features a concert by Libera, a 32-member boy choir from South London. An 18-piece orchestra accompanies the performance that includes both sacred and popular music, from Be Still My Soul and Amazing Grace, to Morning Has Broken and…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
6158
On 12 September, Gianni Schicchi opened the LA Opera’s 2015/2016 season, which marks its 30th anniversary. The production by director Woody Allen first saw the light of day in LA in 2008, travelled to Teatro Real in Madrid and now returns home,…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6094
The collection “Classic Archive” presents great performances by legendary artists, remastered using the latest digital technology and enhanced with commentary for today’s audiences. These jewels of music broadcasting have been salvaged from various…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7997
Iolanta and Perséphone - A double bill consisting of two stage works that “represent an ideal of beauty, poetry and hope” forms this new production in Madrid from the Teatro Real. In both works the progression from darkness to light acts as an…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
5918
The great Israeli-born violinist Itzhak Perlman has already left a huge number of sound recordings of his interpretations; but it adds an extra dimension to be able to watch him execute, for instance, the brilliant spiccato bowing in Saint-Saëns's…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
8546
Filmed by soviet television, Emil Gilels plays some of his favourite composers: Beethoven as well as Russian composers, Prokofiev and Scriabin. These little known documents show Gilels performing “at home”, in the Great Hall of the Moscow…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
8533
With these three programmes, Classic archives celebrates the all-encompassing artistry of Isaac Stern (1920-2001) with documents filmed by french and british television from 1962 to 1977. Amongst the major violin concertos, he performs the Mozart…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
8532
One of the world’s most celebrated ensembles, The King’s Singers have a packed schedule of concerts, recordings, media and education work that spans the globe. Championing the work of young and established composers, they remain consummate…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5901
Shostakovich's cycle of 24 Preludes and Fugues always held a special place in Tatiana Nikolayeva's vast repertoire. She inspired and premiered the work in Leningrad in 1952 and it was also the piece she performed when she died in concert in San…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
8537