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Monaco 1925 saw the world premiere of a unique ballet on music by Stravinsky, dresses and decor by Matisse and choreography by Balanchine (his first work in the west): 'Le Chant du Rossignol'. It was based on a fairytale by Andersen, produced by…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7720
A mixture of music and words from Winchester Cathedral giving the story and meaning of the nativity.
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
5151
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
John Cage's Sonatas and Interludes revolve around the principle of "prepared piano". This concept, coined by the American composer, is to hinder the piano through various objects (screws, rubber and other elastic) placed in its crate and also between…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6172
A parable on the laws of art - Based on Ilse Aichinger's short story A man wakes up. He is bound. The bonds leave him room to move. He performs in a circus. A woman tries to match his movements in the bonds; she fails to seduce him. The bound man…
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
5336
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637 - 1707), Danish organist and composer of church, chamber and organ music, was possibly the most influential composer of his time. Membra Jesu nostri, a title that defies elegant translation, is a cycle of seven cantatas, each…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5456
A Christmas television special from Prague. The programme features a Thanksgiving service in the beautiful Baroque Church of St. Jacob and carol singing in the medieval Old Town Square.
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
3613
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 her latest creation April me, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker marks a return to the very essence of her work and that very special relationship she maintains between music and dance. For the twentieth anniversary of her company, Rosas, she again…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
7310