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Norbert Beilharz captures the Swiss choreographer Heinz Spoerli's work methods on film, basing his portrait on the development of the Swiss master's new ballet: "Goldberg Variations".
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0534
The Northern Ballet Theatre's outstanding ballet, based on Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL, tells the immortal tale of Scrooge - a lonely, embittered old man who re-discovers his lost humanity. A story of hope and optimism.
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
3624
Based on Shakespeare's play, this ballet version adds some imaginative new twists to a popular tale. Heinz Spoerli and the Ballet der Oper am Rhein dance to music in a variety of styles - including Philip Glass's Violin Concerto No. 1, performed by…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
1200
A spectacular ice fantasia featuring the world skating champions, Paul and Isabelle Duchesnay, and former world champion, Brian Orser. Set to the music of the symphonic masterpiece by Gustav Holst, this dazzling production incorporates solo and…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
6107
This ballet, choreographed by James Kudelka, and set to Vivaldi’s celebrated score, describes the four seasons in a man’s life – from the exuberance of youth in “Spring” to the resignation and compassion of old age in “Winter”. Director of Record:…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
6109
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to conductor Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt. Although today he is not as famous as some of his contemporaries, he nevertheless achieved quite a remarkable career, conducting as many as 120 orchestras through a wide…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7410
This episode of Classic Archive introduces us two great opera singers, Galina Vichnievskaia and Boris Christoff. The first part is devoted to Vichnievskaia and takes place in Paris in 1970. She performs Tchaïchovsky’s Ottchevo and Serenada , and then…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7442
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the conductor Georg Solti. The archive chosen allows us to discover the personality of this conductor: his sensitivity as accompanist and his incredible impulsive energy when he conducts the orchestra.…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7428
This Classic Archive program is dedicated to the French cellist Paul Tortelier. He made his début in 1931, but it was only in 1946 that he played as a soloist, as in this TV program from 1969, where he performed Beethoven’s Sonata No.3 for cello and…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7472
In this episode of Classic Archive we discover one of the major pianists of the 20th century: Wilhelm Kempff. All thoughout his career, he imposed himself as one of the greatest performers of German romantic music and more particularly Beethoven.…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7474