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In his late years, Sergiu Celibidache (1912-1996) focused his attention on one particular composer: Anton Bruckner. In March 1991 he rehearsed Bruckner´s Ninth in unusually long and intense sessions with the Munich Philharmonics. Using unpublished…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5542
Renowned throughout the world for his passionately committed performances of Western classical masterpieces, Lang Lang now returns to his Eastern roots with this ground-breaking album of Chinese music recorded in Beijing Lang Lang performs piano…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5624
In summer 2007, the New York Philharmonic received an invitation that was unprecedented in the orchestra's history. North Korea, the world's most isolated and secluded country and technically at war with the United States, invited the orchestra to…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5705
For more than six decades, Pierre Boulez has had greater influence on the development of contemporary music than anyone else. Already in younger days, he gained a reputation as a doughty champion of the avant-garde. With his compositions,…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5804
A film all about a delighting enlightenment of classical music. Excellently proving comedic qualities, Aleksey Igudesman and Richard Hyung-ki Joo, violin and piano virtuosos, challenge renowned contemporary classical music stars: doing karate with…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5811
On December 24th, 2011, one of the world’s most renowned classical orchestras, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, celebrated the 75th anniversary of its founding. The film portrays the orchestra and its eventful history, which correlates both with…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5875
This documentary offers a careful use of the epistolary of the “protagonist”, entrusting to letters written and received by Chopin the task of explaining the narrative junctures of his life. The writings are interpreted by Fabrizio Bentivoglio and…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
5884
The Flying Steps, four times World Champions in breakdance, are one of the most successful urban dance crews in the world. The documentary shows the beginnings of the successful Flying Bach project, including interviews with the dancers, behind-the…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5899
Since 1972 the 12 Cellists of the Berliner Philharmoniker have been a prominent institution in international musical life. Whether they’re playing classical music, jazz, tango or avant-garde, listeners around the world are invariably fascinated by…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
5930
The Italian Character is the story of one of the most renowned orchestras in the world, enriched by archive material of the last thirty years. Simultaneously, it tells about a national institution and about an approach to life that is characteristic…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5938