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Sir Peter Hall's outstanding Glyndebourne Festival Opera production of "Fidelio" remains remarkably faithful to the way Beethoven intended the opera to be. He managed to inject fresh excitement and suspense into "Fidelio", providing a perfect…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
3809
The Czech composer based his libretto on the play "Le Voyage de Thésée" by his friend and trusted source of inspiration, Georges Neveux. Martinu is said to have written the opera for Maria Callas. In this production, the role is sung by the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
0583
Monteverdi is generally regarded as the father of European opera. His "Poppea" is a blood and thunder melodrama, set in Nero's Rome and loaded with passion, jealousy, murder and savage ambition.
Length
151 mins
Prog. No.
0240
Recorded in the Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin in 1992.
Length
107 mins
Prog. No.
0172
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
0157
In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Peter Tchaikovsky, the Beijing Philharmonic Orchestra performs the 6th Symphony "Patethique" and accompanies the renowned Australian pianist, Roger Woodward playing Tchaikovsky's famous Piano Concerto No. 1.
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
3430
Under the motto "Rhythm and Dance" Kent Nagano created one of the most exciting programmes the Berliner Philharmoniker ever played at the Waldbühne with his combination of popular and rather unusual music from the 20th Century. Nagano injected so…
Length
127 mins
Prog. No.
5052
Trevor Nunn's highly acclaimed staging at Glyndebourne of Gershwin's famous opera, is considered by the Gershwin family to be the best production ever made. Now Primetime has made the firstever television production of "Porgy and Bess".
Length
185 mins
Prog. No.
0763
In the face of political and ideological divides between their respective countries, five years ago Daniel Barenboim, an Argentinean Jew and Israel's most famous conductor and pianist, along with Christian Palestinian philosopher Edward Said, put…
Length
104 mins
Prog. No.
5414
Erich Leinsdorf, the American conductor from Vienna, begann his career as Bruno Walter's and Arturo Toscanini's assistant at the Salzburg Festival, débuting with tremendous success at the New York's renowned Metropolitan Opera House at the tender age…
Length
24 mins
Prog. No.
0119