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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

Leonard Bernstein based his Serenade for violin and orchestra on Plato's "Symposium". Like every work by Bernstein, the Serenade is rife with melodic and rhythmic vibrancy and originality.

Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
0144

After the premiere of Dvorak's 8 Symphony in Prague, this piece received such high praise in England that it was named the "English Symphony". For his graduation thesis in 1892, Dvorak chose to conduct the symphony instead of the usual lecture.

Length
40 mins
Prog. No.
0149
Length
31 mins
Prog. No.
0151
Length
33 mins
Prog. No.
0154
Length
38 mins
Prog. No.
0155
Length
32 mins
Prog. No.
0157

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