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Two unpublished performances filmed by BBC television in 1977: Celebrated pianist Martha Argerich plays two of her warhorses: Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto and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…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
7985
This episode of Classic Archive pays tribute to two great performers of Russian music, Mstislav Rostropovitch and David Oïstrakh. In 1965, they perform the Brahm’s Violin and cello concerto, conducted by Kondrachine, with the Moscow Philharmonia. The…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7444
This episode of Classic Archive is dedicated to Pierre Fournier. This cello virtuoso, whose career gained international acclaim at the beginning of the thirties, gave preference to chamber and orchestral music. This episode therefore begins with…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7437
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 allows us to discover two great singers. First, we join Christa Ludwig, the German mezzo-soprano, in lieder performances from Brahms, Mahler, Wolf, Strauss and Schubert. The sultry voice and the technique of the artist…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7424
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
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the Russian composer and conductor Igor Markevitch, an artist who journeyed through the 20th Century with amazing ease. We first catch up with him in 1963, conducting Shostakovich’s Symphony n°1 in F…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7414
This program of Classic Archive presents two pianists: Claudio Arrau and Dino Ciani. In 1963, Claudio Arrau performs the Piano Concerto in A minor by Schumann with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Georges Hurst. The program…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7460
This episode of Classic Archive pays homage to Sir John Barbirolli. This British conductor, internationally renowned, is the one who gave a new start to the Hallé Orchestra, one of the oldest British orchestras. Moreover, it’s with this orchestra…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7434
This episode of Classic Archive pays homage to Igor Stravinsky. This conductor particularly stood out the 20ieth century for being a talented composer. And that’s precisely two of his works we are discovering through this program. The first archive…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7443