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Two unpublished performances filmed by BBC television in 1977: Celebrated pianist Martha Argerich plays two of her warhorses: Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto and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
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the Russian composer and conductor Igor Markevitch, an artist who journeyed through the 20th Century with amazing ease. We first catch up with him in 1963, conducting Shostakovich’s Symphony n°1 in F…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7414
This program of Classic Archive presents two pianists: Claudio Arrau and Dino Ciani. In 1963, Claudio Arrau performs the Piano Concerto in A minor by Schumann with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Georges Hurst. The program…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7460
This Classic Archive program is dedicated to the French cellist Paul Tortelier. He made his début in 1931, but it was only in 1946 that he played as a soloist, as in this TV program from 1969, where he performed Beethoven’s Sonata No.3 for cello and…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7472
This episode of Classic Archive pays homage to Sir John Barbirolli. This British conductor, internationally renowned, is the one who gave a new start to the Hallé Orchestra, one of the oldest British orchestras. Moreover, it’s with this orchestra…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7434
Following on from the previous episode, here are two more sonatas from the concert given in 1964 in Edinburgh by Mstislav Rostropovich and Sviatoslav Richter of the complete Sonatas for Cello and Piano by Beethoven: the 3rd and 5th sonatas.
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7453
This episode of Classic Archive pays homage to Igor Stravinsky. This conductor particularly stood out the 20ieth century for being a talented composer. And that’s precisely two of his works we are discovering through this program. The first archive…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7443
This episode of Classic Archive introduces two conductors: Carlo-Maria Giulini and István Kertész. First, there is footage dating back to 1964 where Carlo-Maria Giulini conducts the London Philharmonia orchestra. They give a colourful performance of…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7463
This episode of Classic Archive is dedicated to Igor Markevitch, who, according to Bartók, is one of the most striking figures of contemporary music. As remarkable a conductor as a composer, we discover through these archives the maestro’s talent in…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7432
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to famed British conductor Sir Colin Davis. A former clarinet player, Sir Colin here conducts a polished BBC Orchestra performance of Ludwig Van Beethoven’s " Symphony n°3 in E flat minor (Eroica) " at…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7407