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Margaret Price's clear dramatic voice and her total identification with both poetry and music make her the ideal interpreter of Mahler's Rückert Lieder.

Length
23 mins
Prog. No.
0106
Erich Leinsdorf, the American conductor from Vienna, begann his career as Bruno Walter's and Arturo Toscanini's assistant at the Salzburg Festival, débuting with tremendous success at the New York's renowned Metropolitan Opera House at the tender age…
Length
24 mins
Prog. No.
0119
Erich Leinsdorf, the American conductor from Vienna, begann his career as Bruno Walter's and Arturo Toscanini's assistant at the Salzburg Festival, débuting with tremendous success at the New York's renowned Metropolitan Opera House at the tender age…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
0136
Length
22 mins
Prog. No.
0152
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
0156

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

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

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
In 1808 the composer and violinist Louis Spohr was invited to a rehearsal in Beethoven's house of the D Major Piano Trio, Opus 70, No.1 known as The Ghost, and wrote of the occasion: "It was not an enjoyable experience. First of all the piano was…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
3639

A documentary film series about the great tenors in the first half of the 20th century who served the ideal of beautiful singing. These great tenors are introduced and analysed musically and historically from critics, family and colleagues. An…

Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5020