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Norbert Beilharz's film looks at this masterwork of 19th century liturgical music through 20th century eyes, presenting the entire work, not as the usual televised concert, but rather as a film collage, concentrating on three locations: St. Mark's…
Length
119 mins
Prog. No.
0131
A sample of today's finest jazz artists, providing an overview of the variety, internationality and fascination of today's world of jazz.
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
0170
Musical encounters with Barbara Hendricks on tour in Eastern Europe with several Eastern European vocal masterworks in her musical repertoire. Our film documents this encounter between Western artists and Eastern Europe, both in the concert hall and…
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
0197
Sir Peter Ustinov traces the life and achievements of Felix Mendelssohn. Sketches and drawings by Mendelssohn, extracts from his fascinating correspondence and music performed by the Gewandhausorchester and the Thomaner-Chor are just a few of the…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
0565
This documentary shows Harnoncourt in rehearsal and the finale of the fourth act of the Salzburger Festspiele 1995 performance of Mozarts "Le Nozze di Figaro".
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
0822
The film tells the story of classical black singing set against the background of black emancipation in politics and society. We hear the great Afro-American singers talk about their views. Historical and contemporary film extracts.
Length
102 mins
Prog. No.
5022
When renowned jazz pianists of the old and new school meet at a "Solo Piano Summit," audiences are treated to many an interesting musical surprise. The "Solo Piano Summit" brings together a handful of top pianists with different musical backgrounds…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
5211
Rebirth of an Opera: Persée in the Court of Atelier is a two-hour performance documentary focusing on the remount of a three hundred year old French Baroque opera based on the Greek Myth of Perseus and Medusa. Rehearsals and corresponding stage…
Length
116 mins
Prog. No.
5426
Knowledge is the Beginning tells the story of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra where Arab and Jewish young people are sitting side by side. It illustrates how prejudices are surmounted during the rehearsals, the concerts and the laid-back…
Length
114 mins
Prog. No.
5433
We live in the “renaissance of the piano”, as the New York Times put it in summer. A new generation has made the piano popular again: pianists with a passion for virtuosity and a willingness to expand their repertoire. In addition to the usual…
Length
103 mins
Prog. No.
5575