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Jóhannsson is a composer with interesting ideas about technology and music, ideas about the sorts of feelings that might be evoked through juxtaposing electronics with history-rich references like a string quartet and an ancient poem. IBM 1401 - A…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
6547
To put it in the own words of Thierry Malandain: It is a light-hearted, bubbly ballet intended as a moment of humanity to forget for a short while our tough, worried existence, saddened by all that our heart and reason cannot accept. It is a ballet…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
6408
Bodas de sangre (Blood Wedding), choreographed by Antonio Gades in 1974, depicts the story written by Federico Garcia Lorca of a bride who, on her wedding night, runs away with her former lover, now a married man with a child of his own. The furious…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5919
Roxana is the first ever film adaptation of Daniel Defoe’s extraordinary 17th century novel exploring the world of an ambitious, modern day courtesan. Transposed into a 20th century setting, this sumptuous production stylishly integrates music, dance…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5703
Maya Plisetskaya performing excerpts from a dozen of her greatest roles, created by many of the world's famous choreographers like Roland Petit and Maurice Béjart, from Ballets like Raymonda, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake and a mesmerizing performance…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5493
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
The Firebird is an exciting one-hour dance special based on the mystical Russian folk tale of enchantment and love, and set to Stravinsky’s fantastical ballet score. This adaption of James Kudelka’s masterpiece for the stage, combines classical…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6108
With her latest creation April me, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker marks a return to the very essence of her work and that very special relationship she maintains between music and dance. For the twentieth anniversary of her company, Rosas, she again…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
7310
A parable on the laws of art - Based on Ilse Aichinger's short story A man wakes up. He is bound. The bonds leave him room to move. He performs in a circus. A woman tries to match his movements in the bonds; she fails to seduce him. The bound man…
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
5336
This ballet, choreographed by James Kudelka, and set to Vivaldi’s celebrated score, describes the four seasons in a man’s life – from the exuberance of youth in “Spring” to the resignation and compassion of old age in “Winter”. Director of Record:…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
6109