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Top orchestral soloists and performers from around the world have come together to form the unique World Philharmonic Orchestra. In this concert recorded in Rio de Janeiro, the WPO performs in aid of international charities.
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
3432
This film is a perfomance of the work recorded in Tokyo during the Deutsche Oper Berlin's 1993 Japan tour in Götz Friedrich's highly respected, much-discussed staging.
Length
236 mins
Prog. No.
0530
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
Maurice Ravel Boléro Georges Bizet From 'Carmen Suite' No. 1 Les Toréadors Joaquin Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Agustin Barrios Mangoré La ultima canción Alberto Ginastera From "Estancia" op. 8 Malambo Ernesto Lecuona La Comparsa Malaguena Horacio…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
1292
Monteverdi is generally regarded as the father of European opera. His "Poppea" is a blood and thunder melodrama, set in Nero's Rome and loaded with passion, jealousy, murder and savage ambition.
Length
151 mins
Prog. No.
0240
Pino di Pianopoli lives in music. Here he is seen in a sprightly dialogue with his pals, the duo pianists Joseph and Anthony Paratore. He tells us the stories behind the music and how it came to be. Music by Debussy, Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky, Ravel,…
Length
26 mins
Prog. No.
5259
Steve Lacy, one of the few surviving sidemen of the fantastic Thelonious Monk, can be seen here in one of his rare performances, accompanied by Albert Mangelsdorff, trombone master, and one of France's upcoming new talents, the young bass player Jean…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
1225
After decades of work with the Rail Band of Mali, Salif Keita launched the album "Soro" in 1982, which marked another breakthrough for African music world-wide, becoming one of world music's biggest selling albums ever. This programme features Keita…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
1226
Manu Dibango is one of the first African musicians to score a worldwide hit with his '72 release "Soul Makossa", paving the way for many other artists to follow. This concert switches from Rock to Reggae to Jazz, and features an excellent line-up of…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
1227
Ludwig van Beethoven’s ninth and last symphony is considered one of the highlights of symphonic music. Through the use of song, Beethoven questions the effect of purely instrumental music, and he exerted a sustained influence on all generations of…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
5612