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Gioacchino Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle was written in 1863, "the last", the composer called it, of my "péchés de vieillesse" (sins of old age). For its first performance (1864) Rossini arranged the work with only two pianos and harmonium.…
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
5742
This film is a docufiction on the great Toscanini – Larry Weinstein pushes the boundaries of conventional documentary storytelling by borrowing tools from fiction films, including dramatic reconstructions and historical cinematic stylings.The film…
Length
70 mins
Prog. No.
7792
For its 15th anniversary, the Verbier Festival has once again brought together the most prestigious artists in classical music. This series of TV programmes presents the very best of the 28 concerts.
Length
64 mins
Prog. No.
7828
For its 14th edition, the Verbier Festival has once again brought together the most prestigious artists in classical music. This series of 12 TV programmes presents the highlights of Verbier 2007.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
7779
This festive concert from the Gethsemanekirche in Berlin marks the 60th anniversary of the RIAS Kammerchor. Under the baton of the new chief conductor Hans-Christoph Rademann, the RIAS Kammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin are performing…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5740
The Lucerne Festival Orchestra and Claudio Abbado performed a Russian night at Lucerne. Tchaikovsky’s symphonic poem The Tempest is based on the famous play by Shakespeare and shares many similarities in musical structure with Tchaikowsky’s better…
Length
87 mins
Prog. No.
5725
Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 in C minor is the last Symphony the composer completed. When Bruckner sent it in 1897 to Hermann Levi, the conductor who had lead his 7th to great success, he did not understand this very different work at all and…
Length
76 mins
Prog. No.
5616
One of the most promising young violinist - Valery Sokolov - and one of the most prestigious chamber orchestras - the Chamber Orchestra of Europe - play under the baton of Vladimir Ashkenazy at the Cité de la musique in Paris. This concert captures…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
7874
Movies are the resolution of a conflict between light and shadows. Light reveals truth and shadows obscure it, with a broad base of tonality in between. These six Bach sonatas have been recorded in one of Germany’s most beautiful Baroque halls in…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5719
Should it be true that J.S. Bach actually composed the Goldberg Variations as a sleeping aid for Graf Keyserlingk, then Evgeni Koroliov, born 1949 in Moscow, must have succumbed to a misapprehension. The further he proceeds in the series of…
Length
88 mins
Prog. No.
5723