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This series, hosted by eminent conductor, pianist and man-about-music André Previn, tells the story of Mozart's travels, featuring a piano concerto from each period of his life. With performances by internationally well-known soloists. Both the…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
0102
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
The "Platz der Republik" in Berlin is the middle of Germany which was once the sight of the Kroll Opera. Caruso sang and Otto Klemperer conducted there. The film tells the story of the Kroll's establishment and the Platz der Republik.
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
0173
At the tradition-rich Teatro São Carlo in the Portugese capital of Lisbon, Alfredo Kraus rehearses and performs his favourite character, Werther. In the film, the star tenor shares his insights on the work and the early Goethe novel on which it is…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
0180
Barbara Hendrick's passion for detail precludes her participation in the fly-by-night operatic scene. It is interesting to see how she puts her thoroughness to work in singing opera. Hungarian feature-film director Márta Mészáros paints a telling…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
0181
In our film, Ruggero Raimondi returns to his birthplace of Bologna to perform the title role in Mozart's masterwork "Don Giovanni", a role he has performed over 400 times world-wide.
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
0182
Italian star soprano Katia Ricciarelli has a vast repertoire. In the Teatro la Fenice in Venice, we hear her as Giulietta in rehearsal and performance clips from Vincenzo Bellini's little-known Romeo and Juliet opera.
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
0183
The favourite opera of Nello Santi is Gioachino Rossini's final "Guglielmo Tell", with the maestro's thoughts on the opera and breathtaking shots of the Swiss countryside, showplace of the original tale.
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
0184
Alfredo Kraus is internationally known as the great master of "belcanto" style. More than just a portrait, the film takes a lively and not uncritical stand on today's operatic world. The programme includes high points from the 1993 season in Milan,…
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
0187
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