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Two unpublished performances filmed by BBC television in 1977: Celebrated pianist Martha Argerich plays two of her warhorses: Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto and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
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
This Classic Archive program is devoted to Emil Gilels, one of the most famous ambassadors of the Russian school of piano, and Stanislas Neuhaus, son of Heinrich Neuhaus. France discovered Emil Gilel’s great talent when the Cold War forced him to…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
7400
This episode of Classic Archive pays homage to the Russian violinist, David Oïstrakh. Here we see him with his faithful friend Lev Oborin sharing with us Beethoven’s Sonata in F major, Schubert’s Duo in A major and Brahms’ Scherzo in C minor that he…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7423
This episode of Classic Archive presents the Vegh Quartet, one of the greatest chamber music groups of our time. Created in 1940 by the famous Hungarian violinist Sándor Vegh, the Quartet played for almost forty years without changing any of its…
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
7436
This episode of Classic Archive is dedicated to the French pianist Samson François. Despite a short career, he gained worldwide acclaim for his unusual style of playing. First we see him in 1967, in Paris, performing Grieg’s Pianoforte concerto in A…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7441