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Maria Callas and Renata Tebaldi were the two most celebrated artists of the second half of the last century. Made into hostile enemies by their admirers, the two became untouchable goddesses of the opera. To their fans, Callas was known as “the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5536
Celebrated in his day not only as a great composer he was also admired as an outstanding pianist who was a peerless interpreter of his own works including the piano concerti and the Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini. It is well known that he was in…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
6125
The Gypsy Influence investigates the tremendous influence of so-called Gypsy music on classical composers from Haydn to Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms, to Lehár and Kálmán, Ligeti and Kurtág. In a second narrative, closely connected to the first, the…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6805
Inner Landscape is a documentary about the creation of the chamber opera Si Fan, composed by Chinese composer Guo Wenjing for the Dutch ‘Nieuw Ensemble’. In Si Fan (‘yearnings of love’), Guo combines traditional opera from his native Sichuan with his…
Length
91 mins
Prog. No.
6159
In an intimate and festive atmosphere by the French seaside, singer Emiliano Gonzalez Toro, accompanied by jazz musicians, pays tribute to the great Chilean singer Violeta Parra, 50 years after her death.
Length
61 mins
Prog. No.
6830
Just before celebrating its 30-year anniversary, the Berlin based Artemis Quartet goes through one of its most turbulent years to date. When the last founding member, cellist Eckart Runge, decides to leave the quartet in 2018, with second violinist…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6818
Classical music is often thought of as being austere, ponderous and stern. Yet there are examples that were explicitly intended to be the exact opposite. "Carnival of the Animals" is one of those compositions. Regarded as being plain fun by Saint…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6794
What happens behind the scenes of a movie production? How does a director handle his actors and his team? What is the social and political background of each film production? Is it something that had an effect on the success of a film? This series of…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6810
Together with Hans Haffmans, Dutch radio and television presenter, Bernard Haitink is reflecting on his long career and his life and he is looking forward to the future. The film turns out to be a very moving portrait of a man who can’t enjoy his…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
6432
Young Euro Classic is the world's most important platform for young musicians in the European classical music tradition and for its development. The festival stands for youth culture and is already called as the "Bayreuth of the younger generation"…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6785