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Monaco 1925 saw the world premiere of a unique ballet on music by Stravinsky, dresses and decor by Matisse and choreography by Balanchine (his first work in the west): 'Le Chant du Rossignol'. It was based on a fairytale by Andersen, produced by…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7720
7 VISIONS OF AMEN is a masterpiece of Olivier Messiaen's musical production consisting of seven meanings of the word Amen. It is extraordinarily contemporary despite its 70 years of existence and its writing music is highlighted by four main essences…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
6766
“I wanted to do something big and wild and different. Something with water!” said choreographer Alexander Ekman and filled the Main Stage at the Oslo Opera House with 5,000 litres of water. In "A Swan Lake", his new full-length work created for the…
Length
98 mins
Prog. No.
8793
With his dance company Karas, Saburo Teshigawara is searching for a "new form of beauty": "There are no ideals in dance. Dance is not simple. But dance can be simple. And it can once again be complex. What is important is clarity. Clear questions…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5337
In "Accident", death comes unexpectedly and abruptly to a family that has recently been challenged by the pater familia's marriage to a younger woman. When he dies suddenly, perhaps in a car accident, it becomes extremely important for her to push…
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
6869
The „Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno" plot couldn’t be simpler: Time and Disillusion try to convince Beauty to abandon Pleasure for less fleeting gratifications. Krzysztof Warlikowski has taken Handel’s first oratorio, written when he was just…
Length
138 mins
Prog. No.
7529
One of the greatest romantic ballets of all time, Giselle is the first full length ballet choreographed by Akram Khan. The classic story of love, betrayal and redemption has been reimagined in this stunning new version, with sets and costumes by…
Length
96 mins
Prog. No.
6448
German Network ZDF called Scandale „classical music for the pop age“ - and that might just be the exact right way to describe the collaboration between Ott and Tristano. The recording radiates energy and joy - as do the two artists when they go on…
Length
104 mins
Prog. No.
6152
A fabulous tale of amourous intrigue based on Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor". Here in a delightfully humorous production, recorded at the Schwetzinger Palace Theatre.
Length
143 mins
Prog. No.
0585
In 1972, when Vladimir Ashkenazy was at a new peak both in his playing and in his career, we planned with him to shoot two recitals for television, one Chopin and one Beethoven. For quite some time he had been extremely reluctant to perform in…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
3641