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"Il Ballo delle Ingrate" is based on the Idea that the "Ingrate" (women who have been hard-hearted in love) should return to earth from hell to warn the ladies in the audience against a similar fate. The warning is not expressed in the form of…
Length
40 mins
Prog. No.
3451
Music by Guiseppe Verdi and Johann Sebastian Bach sweeps the viewer along as the camera paints impressionistic images. A fondness for detail brings the subject matter vibrantly to life and conveys the message without a single word. 3 episodes from 9…
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
0213
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…
Length
31 mins
Prog. No.
6354
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5500
A Portrait of the 24-year-old Ukrainian Dancer Vladimir Malakhov. The film shows extracts from the stage performances and rehearsals for a tribute to the legendary dancer Nijinsky.
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5275
The Czech composer based his libretto on the play "Le Voyage de Thésée" by his friend and trusted source of inspiration, Georges Neveux. Martinu is said to have written the opera for Maria Callas. In this production, the role is sung by the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
0583
In 1994, 54-year old José Van Dam undertook to play the role of Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca for the first time, a part that he had refused repeatedly in the past. In April 1995 in Liège, the singer met again with stage director Nicolas Joel for the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
7762
Popular dances of the 20th century revisited by French choreographer Georges Appaix in an amusing and colourful series of ten 3-minute films. The 1930's Java, 40's Swing, 50's Mambo and Cha Cha Cha, 60's Rock, Twist and Madison, 1970's Disco, the…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
7376
Little Red Riding Hood begins, like all fairy tales, with: "Once upon a time..." For children of all ages the composer Georges Aperghis imagined a tale in music and movement: he chose the very first version written by Charles Perrault almost 300…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
7337
Legendary pianist Lang Lang performs Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev and Albéniz in his very unique way. In personal interview situations he explains his individual access to the different pieces. Original and extraordinary - these words describe both…
Length
42 mins
Prog. No.
5818