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With this film, you will dive into the artistic cosmos of the composer and artist Maria de Alvear. Based on the interrelationship between music and language, she attempts to give profound significance to each note. This documentary will show you how…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5011
This film concentrates on some of the more lurid episodes of Caruso’s life - his long romantic entanglement with two sisters, Ada and Rena Giachetti, his marriage to the American Dorothy Park Benjamin, his arrest on a ‘morals charge’ after a woman…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5828
Leading to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the documentary will present a concise lookback at the events at the beginning of October 1989. The church of St. Nikolai in Leipzig is symbolic in its initiation of peaceful demonstrations. Several interviews,…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
2024
German Brass is one of the world's most original and distinctive brass ensembles. They perform arrangements of classical pieces and swinging versions of standards and jazz tunes with exceptional musical spirit. Inspired by a turbulent stage show with…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5016
Ever since the nineteenth century, the Mariinsky Theatre - a jewel in the crown of Russian Imperial theatres - has been an important cultural symbol of Russian statehood. The Theatre's performances are highly innovative and striven toward a synthesis…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5174
This LOFT production was co-produced with the BR and ORF and is a comprehensive portrait of Friedrich Gulda, pianist of the century and „enfant terrible“ of the classical music establishment. We have interwoven archive material dating from his…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6350
The film accompanies the world famous mezzo-soprano Vesselina Kasarova on her journey into her homeland Bulgaria. It shows the singer at recordings with the Bulgarian Women's Choir Cosmic Voices in the capital Sofia. The Bulgarian women's choirs with…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5306
The film accompanies the musicians during their summer courses in the romantic surroundings of Engers Castle on the Rhine. The Hilliards give some classic concerts, from Perotin to new compositions, written especially for the ensemble.
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
5946
Against the backdrop of escalating violence in the Middle East, Daniel Barenboim's project has lost none of its topicality: in the summer of 1999, the world-famous musician founded the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in the classical city of Weimar.…
Length
33 mins
Prog. No.
5227
Widely accepted as a leading authority on Baroque music, Ton Koopman conducts J.S. Bach's Magnificat BWV 243. Performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir joined by soloists Deborah Yorck (soprano), Bogna Bartosz (alto), Jörg Dürmüller…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5341