127 results
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

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

The 420-member company of the Deutsche Oper Berlin brought "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg", "Tristan and Isolde" and "Lohengrin" to Tokyo. The privately-operated Tokyo Ballet performed "Kabuki" and "M", in Berlin. Our film takes a look at the work…

Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0535
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
Art Blakey, Dexter Gordon, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk... these names are synonymous with the great Jazz Age. But how many people know Alfred Lion and Frank Wolff, to whom we owe the recorded memory of our Jazz legends? Two German…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
0567

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

Sir Peter Ustinov comments in his own inimitable fashion on the life and works of the great composer. Recipient of the New York TV- and Filmfestival First Prize and National Educational Award, USA.

Length
124 mins
Prog. No.
1173

Leading to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the documentary will present a concise lookback at the events at the beginning of October 1989. The church of St. Nikolai in Leipzig is symbolic in its initiation of peaceful demonstrations. Several interviews…

Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
2024

A 2 parts documentary, moderated by Dee Dee Bridgwater. Part 1: From Blues to Bossa On the search for the roots and origins of Jazz, we journey into the European and African music traditions and discover the cultural heritages of Jazz from Rio to New…

Length
119 mins
Prog. No.
2031