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The poet E. T. A. Hoffmann as the protagonist of his own fantastic tales: In his encounter with three women - Olympia, Antonia, and Giulietta - he searches in vain for love and for himself. Will he draw the strength for art from his failure in life…
Length
180 mins
Prog. No.
6859
In “Die ersten Menschen” (The first humans), the Bible story of the fratricide of Kajin (Cain) and Chabel (Abel) is presented from a different perspective. In the context of the first family on earth, Adahm (Adam) is concerned with cultivating the…
Length
104 mins
Prog. No.
6857
This is not just live capture. This is a new hybrid form that honours the spirit of the original theatre production of Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw", but that also embraces the current constraints: the presence of the camera is declared…
Length
113 mins
Prog. No.
6827
Compelling love duets, escalating conflicts and arias bursting with virtuosity and emotion. In his three Tudor Queens operas, bel canto master Gaetano Donizetti composed at the top of his game. In this concert, an international cast takes you on an…
Length
106 mins
Prog. No.
6858
In Spring 2019, the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists, led by John Eliot Gardiner, presented a critically-acclaimed European tour of Handel’s opera Semele, including Alexandra Palace Theatre in London, where this live recording took place…
Length
180 mins
Prog. No.
5761
Sir John Falstaff is an anarchist who obeys only the reign of his own enjoyment, an egoist who feeds only his power-hunger and his own flesh, and who would prefer to raze the small-minded morals of his contemporaries like the walls of a fortress – by…
Length
130 mins
Prog. No.
6815
Bieitos interpretation of Wagner‘s Lohengrin deals with love, hate, jealousy and hope, but above all with man‘s imperative need to believe in something. To visualise these two contrasting worlds, Bieito creates two settings on stage: the world of…
Length
220 mins
Prog. No.
6582
Sergei Rachmaninoff's The Miserly Knight & Aleko from the Dmitri Hvorostovsky Festival 2019
Length
100 mins
Prog. No.
6551
Copernicus, the man behind the title of the opera, brought the revolution that radically changed man’s way of seeing things, shifting from the earth to the sun and its sacred flames. Barely a few stories – for there is no dramatic conflict here, no…
Length
95 mins
Prog. No.
6532
The French Baroque opera Hippolyte et Aricie carries its audience away into a realm of wonders with magnificent dance and choir scenes and the greatest possible multitude of musical forms. Philippe Rameau, a French contemporary of Bach and Handel…
Length
153 mins
Prog. No.
6431