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Two unpublished performances filmed by BBC television in 1977: Celebrated pianist Martha Argerich plays two of her warhorses: Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto and Prokofiev’s third, which are both technically demanding and prove to be an ideal…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
7985
1970 was the 200th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth and, to mark the occasion, Daniel Barenboim and Christopher Nupen collaborated on a thirteen-part series about the man and his music. Close friends at the time, Barenboim as artist and…
Length
300 mins
Prog. No.
3700-3711
When Pinchas Zukerman was twelve years old, it was already clear to Pablo Casals and Issac Stern that he might become one of the greatest violinists of all time. From this came the idea to make, for the first time ever, a film which deliberately sets…
Length
61 mins
Prog. No.
3645
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to pianist Hephzibah Menuhin: Yehudi’s younger sister. It was no easy task to make a name for herself in the shadow of such a prestigious brother. Yet, Hephzibah managed to find her way, championed by…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7405
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the violonist Nathan Milstein. Milstein firmly belongs to the great Russian family of violin giants, along with Jascha Heifetz and David Oïstrakh. He was both authoritarian with others and contradictory…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7402
This is our second encounter with the French violinist Christian Ferras in the Classic Archive series. In 1966, he recorded Sibelius’ Violin Concerto op.47 in the French TV studios. He was accompanied by the Orchestre National de l’ORTF, conducted by…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7465

This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to Italian conductor Carlo-Maria Giulini, one of the last figures of the great Italian tradition. Conducting with his eyes closed like Karajan, the maestro brings forth a mystical dimension, heard in this…

Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7413
This program of Classic Archive introduces Leopold Stokowski, the great British conductor who early in his career left England for the United States. In this film he returns to his birthplace and performs Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony with the London…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7459
This episode of Classic Archive is dedicated to two great maestroes. First, the Italian conductor Carlo-Maria Giulini who conducts Verdi’s Four Sacred pieces with passion and closed eyes during the recording with the New Philharmonia Orchestra and…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7418
This episode of Classic Archive allows us to discover two great pianists from French School, Yvonne Lefébure and Vlado Perlemuter. Great Beethoven’s performer as she recorded the complete set of his Sonatas for piano and violin, Lefébure plays the…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7433