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The Japanese pianist Aki Takase is a veritable typhoon of power and clarity. Her playing shows what can happen when the European rules of melody, harmony and rhythm come face to face with a distinctly Asian way of thinking!
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0540
The 420-member company of the Deutsche Oper Berlin brought "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg", "Tristan and Isolde" and "Lohengrin" to Tokyo. The privately-operated Tokyo Ballet performed "Kabuki" and "M", in Berlin. Our film takes a look at the work…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0535
The "Platz der Republik" in Berlin is the middle of Germany which was once the sight of the Kroll Opera. Caruso sang and Otto Klemperer conducted there. The film tells the story of the Kroll's establishment and the Platz der Republik.
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
0173
For this feature, "24 hours Bach" presents the best performers in their field, including John Eliot Gardiner, the Monteverdi Choir founded by him, the English Baroque Soloists, as well as other internationally-known vocal soloists.
Length
26 mins
Prog. No.
5082
Bireli Lagrene plays with Babik Reinhardt in a tribute to Django Reinhardt.
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
0524
Junko Onishi is one of the most exciting new discoveries of 'Blue Note'. Her imaginative interpretations of music from Duke Ellington to Sonny Rollins, together with her own compositions, have shown her to be a virtuoso pianist and composer of…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0576
In the eyes of his contemporaries, Johannes Brahms’s violin concerto was so different from everything that had come before that, after the premiere, a critic stated that it wasn’t a concerto, but a “symphony with violin obligato”. In an interview…
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
5607
Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 8 in B minor, commonly known as the Unfinished, was started in 1822 but left with only two movements complete even though Schubert would live for another six years. Since Schubert's death at the age of 31, the Unfinished…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5614
The Surprise Symphony is the best known of the over 100 symphonies by Haydn. Its second movement is the most popular and gave the symphony its name: legend has it that the sudden beat of the timpani was meant to rouse members of the audience who had…
Length
23 mins
Prog. No.
5605