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1970 was the 200th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth and, to mark the occasion, Daniel Barenboim and Christopher Nupen collaborated on a thirteen-part series about the man and his music. Close friends at the time, Barenboim as artist and…
Length
300 mins
Prog. No.
3700-3711
A film about the pioneering career of Christopher Nupen, who founded one of the first independent production companies in the 1960s, at the dawn of the music documentary era. Seizing upon the emerging camera technology and his unique access to a…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
3714
A journey into the heart of Italian opera of the fifties. Stefan Zucker, the world's highest tenor, visits the opera divas of his childhood. The journey from apartment to apartment, from diva to diva, from Rome to Milan, turns into an opera roads…
Length
93 mins
Prog. No.
5021
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
In September 1998, Puccini's opera Turandot was staged at the fabled Forbidden City of Beijing. The film "The Turandot Project" documents the story of this historic production from its inception and premiere in Italy, from the costume workshop of the…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5047
Brazil is music: a cultural melting-pot with European, African and Indian roots from which an impressive variety of rhythms, melodies and regional styles are brought to life. This music has been inspiring the national and international music-scene…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
5121
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
A four-year-long film project, this impressive portrait of the intellectual and artistic phenomenon of Celibidache, received a Silver Medal at the Chicago International Film Festival.
Length
100 mins
Prog. No.
5256
In 1959, Jacques Loussier hit upon the idea that was to make his international reputation, by combining his interest in jazz with his love of J.S. Bach. Only a pianist with such an exceptional classical technique and deft improvisatory skill could…
Length
98 mins
Prog. No.
5406
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