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Murray Perahia has often been described as an aristocrat of the piano, and with good reason. There is, however, nothing exclusive or intellectual, let alone academic, about his playing. His commanding vision, like his supremely polished virtuosity,…
Length
68 mins
Prog. No.
8541
Two great piano concertos by two of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. A rare document: Arthur Rubinstein performing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.2 in London with Zubin Mehta conducting the Israel Philharmonic in 1968. We then join Emil Gilels,…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
8534
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s death (1918-1990), Classic Archive pays homage to the great American conductor and composer whose vast repertoire ranged from Bach to the 20th century music. This versatility is…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
8530
With these three programmes, Classic archives celebrates the all-encompassing artistry of Isaac Stern (1920-2001) with documents filmed by french and british television from 1962 to 1977. Amongst the major violin concertos, he performs the Mozart…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
8544
With these three programmes, Classic archives celebrates the all-encompassing artistry of Isaac Stern (1920-2001) with documents filmed by french and british television from 1962 to 1977. Amongst the major violin concertos, he performs the Mozart…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
8545
Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony, filmed 1967, reveals another aspect of Bernstein at work. Apart from the live performance with the London Symphony Orchestra, we can also see Bernstein rehearsing the work in detail with the orchestra.
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
8531
Charles Munch was filmed only rarely conducting the Orchestre National de l’ORTF (now Orchestre National de France). The sessions included in the present programme are taken from a recordings made in Tokyo in October 1966. Brahms’ First Symphony was…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
8540
Arthur Rubinstein's charismatic personality and unique ability to connect with an audience made each of his concert appearances an event. Surprisingly, the vast majority of his recorded output - whether on record or film - was made in the recording…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
8536
Arthur Rubinstein's charismatic personality and unique ability to connect with an audience made each of his concert appearances an event. Surprisingly, the vast majority of his recorded output - whether on record or film - was made in the recording…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
8535
Legendary pianist Lang Lang performs Beethoven, Chopin, Prokofiev and Albéniz in his very unique way. In personal interview situations he explains his individual access to the different pieces. Original and extraordinary - these words describe both…
Length
42 mins
Prog. No.
5818