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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
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
There are only very few artists of his calibre - artists whom you might deservedly call a grand dame, or a grandseigneur of their instrument. Andras Schiff undoubtedly is one of those few. For his recital at the Verbier Festival, he chose two…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
7550
Based on the story by H. C. Andersen, “The Nightingale” was transposed for opera by Igor Stravinsky who both composed the music and wrote the lyrics. This new adaptation using computer animation transposes the opera into a world ruled by the power of…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
7726
This one-hour film shows how Mozart successfully elevated 'opera seria', or courtly opera, to a compelling spectacle, where the beauty and richness of musical invention go hand in hand with the arousal of a particular emotion, both intense and…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7736
In 1994, 54-year old José Van Dam undertook to play the role of Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca for the first time, a part that he had refused repeatedly in the past. In April 1995 in Liège, the singer met again with stage director Nicolas Joel for the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
7762