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One of Rossini's masterpieces; a frothy little farce on the surface with an underlying sharp social critique.
Length
149 mins
Prog. No.
0115
Ludwig van Beethoven's Octet in E-flat major Antonin Dvorak's Serenade in D minor Recorded in the famous Jaspis-Hall in the New Chambers - directly beside Sanssouci, the Summer Palace of Friedrich the Great.
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
0171
The "Philosophers' Hall" in the library of Strahov Monastery in Prague forms the grand setting for these chamber music performances with the Berlin Soloists. Ludwig van Beethoven: Septet in E-flat major Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Horn Quintet in E-flat…
Length
66 mins
Prog. No.
0178
The sitting room in Richard Wagner's Wahnfried villa in Bayreuth serves as the evocative setting for a special performance of Wagner's little-known French songs and piano music, combined with piano transcriptions of Wagner's works and original…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0186
In Michael Hampe's much-praised staging, Don Giovanni appears "as the embodiment of absolute, irresistible tempestuous life force.." and "as rebel against human order, against law and morality".
Length
173 mins
Prog. No.
0199
The concert was recorded for television in Pasadena, California, on January 15, 1975 and shows us the great 85-year-old pianist in a daunting programme. The repertoire includes works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Claude Debussy, Frédéric Chopin, Robert…
Length
105 mins
Prog. No.
0218
Monteverdi is generally regarded as the father of European opera. His "Poppea" is a blood and thunder melodrama, set in Nero's Rome and loaded with passion, jealousy, murder and savage ambition.
Length
151 mins
Prog. No.
0240
The Czech composer based his libretto on the play "Le Voyage de Thésée" by his friend and trusted source of inspiration, Georges Neveux. Martinu is said to have written the opera for Maria Callas. In this production, the role is sung by the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
0583
A fabulous tale of amourous intrigue based on Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor". Here in a delightfully humorous production, recorded at the Schwetzinger Palace Theatre.
Length
143 mins
Prog. No.
0585
Based on Henry James' novel of the same name, this gripping drama explores an encounter with the super-natural.
Length
115 mins
Prog. No.
0680