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Throughout his life, Johannes Brahms was uneasy with women. Many of his works have their origins in his unfulfilled passions, but he was never prepared to commit himself to a woman. Several years of intensive research have resulted in this impressive…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
4455
János Darvas joins the composer György Kurtág during a masterclass for chamber music held at the International Bártok Festival in Szombathely, Hungary. This film is an amazing and somehow intimate document showing György Kurtág’s various methods of…
Length
48 mins
Prog. No.
4454
The film portrays Bruno Walter (1876-1962), one of the most important conductors of the 20th century. The Italian biographer Michele Selvini speaks about the musician Bruno Walter who formed the musical life of the capitals of Europe and the United…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
4453
Antonio Pappano has been announced the successor of Bernard Haitink as Music Director of the Royal Opera in London’s Covent Garden. Since 1992, when he was named Music Director of the Théatre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, he has been working with…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
4452
In this recording from 1990 Andras Schiff plays Schubert's Moments Musicaux, a set of short, emotionally evocative piano pieces. Under Schiff’s masterful fingers, these pieces are brought to life with a delicate blend of lyricism and precision.
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
4445
The Münchner Philharmoniker and Sergiu Celibidache share an impressive legacy. Celibidache has been principal conductor of the orchestra for a total of 17 years since 1979, a time in which the orchestra gained great international reputation and…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
6666
The Münchner Philharmoniker and Sergiu Celibidache share an impressive legacy. Celibidache has been principal conductor of the orchestra for a total of 17 years since 1979, a time in which the orchestra gained great international reputation and…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6667
Joseph and Anthony Paratore, two brothers from Boston, are one of the foremost piano duos of our time. After performing together for over a decade on the world’s most important stages, they came together in 1989 to record two of Brahms’ piano pieces…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
4426
The composer Claude Debussy was born in St. Germain-en-Laye, a few miles outside Paris, in 1862. While a pupil at the Conservatoire, he composed music that did not conform to the theory of the times. He contradicted his teachers by claiming that…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
6669
At the age of 20, Robert Schumann decided to dedicate himself to music. He became one of the greatest composers of the romanticism. This documentary covers Schumann’s life from 1828 until his early death in 1856. Excerpts of productions with Leonard…
Length
110 mins
Prog. No.
6672