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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
Manuel de Falla's "Three Cornered Hat" ballet is by far his most popular composition. The dances in the ballet represent high points of Spanish folk music, full of sparkling melodies and captivating rhythms.
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
0112
Marcia Haydée's choreography "Sleeping Beauty" is the tragic conflict of Carabosse and the Lilac Fairy; of good and evil. This programme portrays a Ballet company at work on the choreography and includes clips from the finished production.
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
0121
A documentary on the concept and execution of Marcia Haydée's new choreography of "Giselle".
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
0122
"Enas" - The Greek word for "being one" - is interpreted in this ballet, which represents Marcia Haydée's first free choreography. With the music of Vangelis Papathanassiou.
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
0123
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
Larry Fuller, famous for his work on "Evita", joins forces with musical theatre specialist Charles B. Axton to create a sizzling rendition of the Rodgers and Hard Broadway classic. This documentary goes behind the scenes at the Stuttgarter Ballet.
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
0177
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