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In summer 2007, the New York Philharmonic received an invitation that was unprecedented in the orchestra's history. North Korea, the world's most isolated and secluded country and technically at war with the United States, invited the orchestra to…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5705
This documentary offers a careful use of the epistolary of the “protagonist”, entrusting to letters written and received by Chopin the task of explaining the narrative junctures of his life. The writings are interpreted by Fabrizio Bentivoglio and…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
5884
The conductor Rudolf Barshai was one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth century. The Moscow Chamber Orchestra founded by Barshai in the late 1950s took the world by storm. Among the orchestra's collaborators were Sviatoslav Richter, David…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5952
Structured as a road-movie from Warsaw to Budapest in a special train car with the famous Polish-hungarian pianist Piotr Anderszewski, this new film by Bruno Monsaingeon captures the most important events of the pianist`s current activities: A new CD…
Length
83 mins
Prog. No.
7793
In October and November 2010, Valery Sokolov recorded the Tchaikovsky Concerto and the Bartok second Concerto for Virgin Classics with the Tonhalle-Orchester-Zürich conducted by David Zinman, in the Tonhalle Great Hall. On this occasion, Bruno…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
7958
Country music does not enjoy a good reputation - at least not in Europe. Country is barely within the boundaries of good taste. Country ‒ that’s botoxed women and flabby men with guitars. Just one look at the American Country Music Awards (ACM) and…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
6071
Born in Dresden in 1943, Hartmut Haenchen was almost two years old when Dresden was bombed on the 13th of February 1945. Raised in the post-war German Democratic Republic and grown up in ruins he developed his musical skills. Despite the East German…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6072
Divorce! After six years of marriage the choleric and chronically jealous Pauline, daughter of a general, has had enough of Richard Strauss. Pauline always knew it: her husband who at 36 is celebrated as the most important living German composer…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5978
The Flying Steps, four times World Champions in breakdance, are one of the most successful urban dance crews in the world. The documentary shows the beginnings of the successful Flying Bach project, including interviews with the dancers, behind-the…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5899
Samba, together with football and beautiful women, is what springs to mind when we think of Brazil. We wish to transcend such clichés and take samba for what it is. And that is the great discovery of this film: that samba cannot be reduced simply to…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
5987