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The first recreation of «Theseus», an opera by Jean-Baptiste Lully, since 1675. This performance was the culmination of a year's work by students from the major European music academies at the European Baroque Academy of Ambronay under the superb…
Length
135 mins
Prog. No.
7386
With "Alcina" Wieler shows how modern Händel can be. The production is fascinating, conclusive and full of eroticism. Helene Schneidermann is absolutly overwhelming as Ruggiero's fiancée and the brilliant soprano Catherine Naglestad is more blissful…
Length
160 mins
Prog. No.
5078
A magnificent Christmas concert, with music ranging from motets to popular Christmas standards, performed by Leipzig's world famous boys' choir. A fascinating half-hour documentary examines the history of the choir from its foundation in the early…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0562
A fabulous tale of amourous intrigue based on Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor". Here in a delightfully humorous production, recorded at the Schwetzinger Palace Theatre.
Length
143 mins
Prog. No.
0585
This magnificent production of Wagner's masterpiece at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, brilliantly directed by Götz Friedrich and staged by Peter Sykora, was not only a great success in Berlin, but in Tokyo as well.
Length
267 mins
Prog. No.
1201
This film documents a performance of the "St. Matthew Passion" in the chapel of King's College Cambridge, featuring one of the finest ensembles performing on historical instruments.
Length
180 mins
Prog. No.
5263
This live recording, from the Munich Philharmonie, features a programme of orchestral works and operatic arias by composers including Beethoven, Berg, Prokofiev, Giordano, Rossini and Verdi. Gustav Kuhn conducts the European Community Youth Orchestra…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
6249
Trevor Nunn's highly acclaimed staging at Glyndebourne of Gershwin's famous opera, is considered by the Gershwin family to be the best production ever made. Now Primetime has made the firstever television production of "Porgy and Bess".
Length
185 mins
Prog. No.
0763
Monteverdi is generally regarded as the father of European opera. His "Poppea" is a blood and thunder melodrama, set in Nero's Rome and loaded with passion, jealousy, murder and savage ambition.
Length
151 mins
Prog. No.
0240
After the success of his masterpiece "The Creation", Haydn wrote his four-part oratorio "The Seasons", with its fresh, happy expressions of rural life throughout the year. This memorable performance of the work is here interspersed with atmospheric…
Length
143 mins
Prog. No.
0753