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Roman Zaslavsky understands how to contrast the two ingenious opposites Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt side by side, on one recording giving each one his due, thus offering a completely new approach to their music and also to two rather different…
Length
70 mins
Prog. No.
5377
Renowned conductor John Nelson with one of the world’s greatest orchestras, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Gulbenkian Choir and celebrated soloists present Beethoven’s great and well-known work “Missa Solemnis” at Gulbenkian’s Grand Auditorium…
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
7935
A film all about a delighting enlightenment of classical music. Excellently proving comedic qualities, Aleksey Igudesman and Richard Hyung-ki Joo, violin and piano virtuosos, challenge renowned contemporary classical music stars: doing karate with…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5811
Since its founding over 500 years ago the Wiener Sängerknaben, a.k.a. Vienna Boys' Choir, has been a fixed attraction in musical life. A number of important musicians have been connected with the famous choir. Joseph Haydn, and Franz Schubert for…
Length
68 mins
Prog. No.
5516
For more than six decades, Pierre Boulez has had greater influence on the development of contemporary music than anyone else. Already in younger days, he gained a reputation as a doughty champion of the avant-garde. With his compositions,…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5804
Renowned throughout the world for his passionately committed performances of Western classical masterpieces, Lang Lang now returns to his Eastern roots with this ground-breaking album of Chinese music recorded in Beijing Lang Lang performs piano…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5624
In his late years, Sergiu Celibidache (1912-1996) focused his attention on one particular composer: Anton Bruckner. In March 1991 he rehearsed Bruckner´s Ninth in unusually long and intense sessions with the Munich Philharmonics. Using unpublished…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5542
With this documentary, we pay tribute to Chopin’s art, to his highly original writing, and show how much of a contribution it made to 20th century music and modern-day piano music. To this end, we are combining two approaches: a narrative approach,…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7894
This series of TV programmes presents the very best of the 16th Verbier Festival with worldwide renowned artists such as Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, René Pape, Joshua Bell and Philippe Jaroussky. Together with Malcom Martineau on the piano, the…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7912
A student of Darius Milhaud and Luciano Berio, musician Steve Reich (born 1936) quickly developed a style all his own inspired by Baroque music, Bartók, Webern and Stravinsky, as well as jazz, traditional music (especially African), and Hebrew…
Length
80 mins
Prog. No.
5812