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“I wanted to do something big and wild and different. Something with water!” said choreographer Alexander Ekman and filled the Main Stage at the Oslo Opera House with 5,000 litres of water. In "A Swan Lake", his new full-length work created for the…
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98 mins
Prog. No.
8793
Sasha Waltz is one of Europe’s best-known and most exciting choreographers. Her choreographies are outstanding as she always surprises with new formations, deep subjects and stunning aesthetic style. But she does not only work with dancers: the…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
8791
The collection “Classic Archive” presents great performances by legendary artists, remastered using the latest digital technology and enhanced with commentary for today’s audiences. These jewels of music broadcasting have been salvaged from various…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
7996
In October and November 2010, Valery Sokolov recorded the Tchaikovsky Concerto and the Bartok second Concerto for Virgin Classics with the Tonhalle-Orchester-Zürich conducted by David Zinman, in the Tonhalle Great Hall. On this occasion, Bruno…
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49 mins
Prog. No.
7958
A documentary with extraordinary and previously unpublished material about the “world‘s foremost composer of tango music” – Astor Piazzolla. The Argentine bandoneon player and composer Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992) revolutionized the tango. His tango…
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94 mins
Prog. No.
7884
David Fray’s sparkling talent is such that he is one of the few pianists of the new generation to have signed an exclusive recording contract recently with one of the current majors, Virgin Classics. In January 2008 he recorded a programme entirely…
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97 mins
Prog. No.
7837
Waltz, a revolutionary thing? Historically, it was the first dance having couples clasping each other, men and women hugging, whirling to the rhythm of its music to the point of giddiness and rapture. A dance with a triple time rhythm both simple and…
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55 mins
Prog. No.
7808
In the fifties, Pierre Henry provoked a scandal by inventing Musique Concrète with Pierre Schaeffer. Music was no longer written with notes on a score for instrumentalists but was based on sounds and noises from our environment., collected, edited…
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53 mins
Prog. No.
7773

Tea

Inspired by the Tea Ceremony, Tan Dun, the contemporary Chinese composer living in New York, wrote the opera “Tea”. Tea is a tragic love-story set against the background of Chanoyu, the Japanese tea ritual. In “Tea”, Tan Dun combines Eastern and…
Length
96 mins
Prog. No.
7758
Mahler: "Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen" is based on Mahler’s 9th Symphony. In the four parts of this film, renowned conductor Riccardo Chailly and Mahler’s internationally acclaimed biographer, Henry-Louis de la Grange, analyse the four…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7757