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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
"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
Many people live in a closed world. What happens to them when they step onto an arena where they can be themselves, free of their usual roles and status? In the film Closed we encounter four completely different people who once a week leave their…
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
5924
Every existence is pulled between a desire to rise and a fear of falling. We fall asleep, we fall in love, contractions pull us out of the maternal cocoon to confront the hard laws of a terrestrial invisible force. In Skid, human relationship to…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6518
Hofesh Shechter’s Clowns is reimagined for the first time on screen in a bold and thrilling new production. Shot on location at the iconic Rivoli Ballroom in South London, Clowns is an intense dance performance unlike anything audiences will have…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6508
Commissioned by the Venice Biennale in 2002, HUNT is a collaboration of choreographer-dancer Tero Saarinen and multimedia artist Marita Liulia. Praised by audiences and critics alike, the creation has become one of the most significant contemporary…
Length
36 mins
Prog. No.
6170
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
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
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
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