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One of the most acclaimed performers of Baroque Music today, Alexandre Tharaud, will take you on a journey where the time would stand still until he touches the last note. His interpretation of Scarlatti sonatas at the Verbier Festival in 2012 show…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
6070
Schumann and Schubert's genius in vocal composition show their magic in the most unique way at Bryn Terfel's performance in Verbier in 2011. His performance of Schumann's Liederkreis was one of the highlights of the Verbier Festival. The encores of…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6077
On 12 September, Gianni Schicchi opened the LA Opera’s 2015/2016 season, which marks its 30th anniversary. The production by director Woody Allen first saw the light of day in LA in 2008, travelled to Teatro Real in Madrid and now returns home…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6094
One of today's foremost Mozart interpreters, pianist Friedrich Gulda plays an all-Mozart concert. The programme includes the FANTASIA IN D MINOR K 397, PIANO SONATA NO.12 IN F K332, FANTASIA IN C MINOR K 475 and PIANO SONATA NO. 14 IN C MINOR K 457.
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
6228
Gulda's mastery of the classical repertoire is demonstrated as he plays a programme of compositions by Mozart, including, among others, the sonatas K 333 and K 576 and the FANTASIA K 397.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6229
German composer Richard Wagner was notoriously anti-Semitic, and his writings on Jews were later embraced by Hitler and the Nazis. But there is another, lesser-known side to this story. For years, many of Wagner‘s closest associates were Jews - young…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6478

Chosen amongst students from the major European music academies - Paris, Lyon, The Hague, London, Trossingen - brought together in 1998 by the Ambronay European Baroque Academy, ninety young musicians worked for many weeks with William Christie in…

Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7324
"The Tales of Hoffmann" (Les Contes d'Hoffmann) was first performed on February 10, 1881, at Paris's Opéra Comique. Offenbach had labored over his great work for almost a decade, but died on October 5, 1880, just months before its première. Over the…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7343

In 1995, the French director Frédéric Mitterrand adapted Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly for cinema. This documentary follows the most significant and spectacular stages of the making of Madame Butterfly: the American conductor James Conlon working…

Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7387
At the Verbier church, the trio Kavakos-Hagen-Hamelin performs masterpieces of the Romantic repertoire. Following his victories at both the Sibelius and Paganini competitions in 1985 and 1988, Leonidas Kavakos quickly became one of the most sough…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
7524