Two unpublished performances filmed by BBC television in 1977: Celebrated pianist Martha Argerich plays two of her warhorses: Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto and Prokofiev’s third, which are both technically demanding and prove to be an ideal…
Marcia Haydée's choreography "Sleeping Beauty" is the tragic conflict of Carabosse and the Lilac Fairy; of good and evil. This programme portrays a Ballet company at work on the choreography and includes clips from the finished production.
Larry Fuller, famous for his work on "Evita", joins forces with musical theatre specialist Charles B. Axton to create a sizzling rendition of the Rodgers and Hard Broadway classic. This documentary goes behind the scenes at the Stuttgarter Ballet.
This fascinating interaction between dance and music was recorded in studio with prima ballerina Maya Plissetskaya working with pianist Nicolas Economou. Cued by the movements and moods of the dancer, Economou improvises at the piano and together…
Manuel de Falla's "Three Cornered Hat" ballet is by far his most popular composition. The dances in the ballet represent high points of Spanish folk music, full of sparkling melodies and captivating rhythms.
Hungarian choreographer Youri Vámos combined E.T.A. Hoffmann's "Nutcracker" story with Dickens' immortal "A Christmas Carol". A colourful dance production in which ballet, music and film are skillfully combined.
Marcia Haydée's version of the classic "Giselle" with the Corps de Ballet of the Württembergisches Staatstheater, Stuttgart. Ms Haydée has an outstanding dance company at her disposal for this highly regarded "Giselle".