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Gala Concert on the occasion of the Maestro's 80th birthday. Born in Montbrison/France in 1925, Pierre Boulez is one of the most distinguished composers and conductors in the world today. Through his own compositions and his activities as an author,…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5441
The dissolute knight, Sir John Falstaff, unable to pay his bills at the Garter Inn, decides to exert his charms on Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, wives of wealthy merchants. The two women, aided by Mistress Quickly, devise a plot to outwit him. But…
Length
118 mins
Prog. No.
3807
Based on Hogarth's series of prints, "The Rake's Progress" combines the eighteenth century with the twentieth. The highly individualized set of this production, designed by David Hockney, reflects perfectly the "spikiness" of the music, combined with…
Length
140 mins
Prog. No.
3811
This epic opera, inspired by Shakespeare's tragic masterpiece, was the first recording from Glyndebourne. The designer, Emanuele Luzzati, created a series of stunning visual impressions, including the chilling witches' chorus, the banquet at which…
Length
146 mins
Prog. No.
3808
Idamante, son of Idomeneo, falls victim to a promise of human sacrifice made in a moment of despair by Idomeneo to Neptune. The attempts of Idomeneo to evade the fulfillment of his vow result in the ravaging of the island of Crete.
Length
125 mins
Prog. No.
3805
Sir Peter Hall's outstanding Glyndebourne Festival Opera production of "Fidelio" remains remarkably faithful to the way Beethoven intended the opera to be. He managed to inject fresh excitement and suspense into "Fidelio", providing a perfect…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
3809
Top orchestral soloists and performers from around the world have come together to form the unique World Philharmonic Orchestra. In this concert recorded in Rio de Janeiro, the WPO performs in aid of international charities.
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
3432
This film is a perfomance of the work recorded in Tokyo during the Deutsche Oper Berlin's 1993 Japan tour in Götz Friedrich's highly respected, much-discussed staging.
Length
236 mins
Prog. No.
0530
Maurice Ravel Boléro Georges Bizet From 'Carmen Suite' No. 1 Les Toréadors Joaquin Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Agustin Barrios Mangoré La ultima canción Alberto Ginastera From "Estancia" op. 8 Malambo Ernesto Lecuona La Comparsa Malaguena Horacio…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
1292
Monteverdi is generally regarded as the father of European opera. His "Poppea" is a blood and thunder melodrama, set in Nero's Rome and loaded with passion, jealousy, murder and savage ambition.
Length
151 mins
Prog. No.
0240