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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
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
Bodas de sangre (Blood Wedding), choreographed by Antonio Gades in 1974, depicts the story written by Federico Garcia Lorca of a bride who, on her wedding night, runs away with her former lover, now a married man with a child of his own. The furious…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5919
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
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
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
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
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
Austrian piano virtuoso Friedrich Gulda plays works by Chopin, including the NINE PRELUDES OP.28, NOCTURNE OP.62, NO. 1, BARCAROLE OP.60 and BERCEUSE OP.57, in a live recording from the Munich Philharmonie.
Length
39 mins
Prog. No.
6227