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In this pilot to a new series about the European musical heritage, soul musician Joy Denalane embarks on a journey to Austria to encounter the world of folk music. For centuries, this musical genre has provided a vital space for love and romanticism…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6757
On 12 September, Gianni Schicchi opened the LA Opera’s 2015/2016 season, which marks its 30th anniversary. The production by director Woody Allen first saw the light of day in LA in 2008, travelled to Teatro Real in Madrid and now returns home…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6094
German composer Richard Wagner was notoriously anti-Semitic, and his writings on Jews were later embraced by Hitler and the Nazis. But there is another, lesser-known side to this story. For years, many of Wagner‘s closest associates were Jews - young…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6478
Iolanta and Perséphone - A double bill consisting of two stage works that “represent an ideal of beauty, poetry and hope” forms this new production in Madrid from the Teatro Real. In both works the progression from darkness to light acts as an…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
5918
"The Tales of Hoffmann" (Les Contes d'Hoffmann) was first performed on February 10, 1881, at Paris's Opéra Comique. Offenbach had labored over his great work for almost a decade, but died on October 5, 1880, just months before its première. Over the…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7343
Based on the story by H. C. Andersen, “The Nightingale” was transposed for opera by Igor Stravinsky who both composed the music and wrote the lyrics. This new adaptation using computer animation transposes the opera into a world ruled by the power of…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
7726
This documentary is one episode in a series which deals with how music and dance traditions in six European countries (Spain, Italy, Hungary, The Netherlands, the UK and France) are transmitted to new generations of performers. This film was shot in…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
7318
Three exceptional vocal artists lead us to new ways of expression, presenting hypnotising arrangements and dreamy melodies. Born in Yemen, raised in New York and now living in Tel Aviv, singer Noa combines textual interpretations which are American…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
1862
"Jazz en clave" is a septet especially put together by Chucho Valdés for the Jazz Open Stuttgart 1999, and features artists like Giovanni Hidalgo, Claudio Roditi and Juan Pablo Torres who together with Michel Camilo belong to the best Latin Jazz…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
1861
Flamenco music and dance performance filmed in Granada with numerous artists including Jaime Heredia “El Parron” and his daughter Marina, Manolete, Jose Antonio Galicia and Emilio Maya.
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
7325