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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
Recorded live on July 16th from the Freiburg Cathedral, with soprano Barbara Bonney, worldwide renowned for the clarity of her voice and the precision of her diction and baritone Matthias Goerne, whose recent interpretation with Sir Alfred Brendel…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
1638
The programme is a musical celebration of the nativity, featuring many traditional carols, illustrated by pictures by the Old Masters from the National Gallery in London. With music by Handel and Vaughan Williams.
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
3610
'Rejoice' is a celebration of seasonal songs and traditional carols. An outstanding item on this programme is the performance of Elgar's little known "Starlight Express" which was written for a Victorian children's play. Works by Mozart are also…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
5150
Christmas conjures up a vision of warmth and affection, and the mood of the season is recreated in this special "Music in Camera". Works by Elgar, Leoncavallo, Tchaikovsky, Johann Strauss and Humperdinck which reflect the atmosphere of this festive…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
5168
Set in an attractive Cistercian monastery, "Sounds like Christmas" combines festive music with the spontaneity and freshness of jazz. This 60-minute made-for-TV Christmas production presents the musical encounter between soprano Angelika…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5212
An artist with genuine star qualities: Opera Singer of 2005, Echo award winner of 2004 and 2005 – even tabloids wax enthusiastic about the Mexican tenor. That he’s called “Mr. Bean of the Opera World” is due to his amazing comedian qualities. The…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5551
Fifty years after his death, Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957) remains a legendary figures of conducting. For the Italian Maestro, Wagner always held a special status: he inaugurated his first appointment at La Scala in 1898 with Die Meistersinger and…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7772
For its 14th edition, the Verbier Festival has once again brought together the most prestigious artists in classical music. This series of 12 TV programmes presents the highlights of Verbier 2007.
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
7776
For its 14th edition, the Verbier Festival has once again brought together the most prestigious artists in classical music. This series of 12 TV programmes presents the highlights of Verbier 2007.
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
7784