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For its 15th anniversary, the Verbier Festival has once again brought together the most prestigious artists in classical music. This series of TV programmes presents the very best of the 28 concerts.
Length
42 mins
Prog. No.
7818

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
In 2014, Denis Matsuev gave a concert with the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Zoltán Kocsis. Together, they performed Liszt‘s Piano Concert No. 2 and his Totentanz, as well as Shchedrin‘s Elégie pour piano seul.
Length
34 mins
Prog. No.
7542
Pierre Boulez turned 75 on March 26, 2000. Here we see him conducting his most recent work, “Sur Incises”, at the Cité de la Musique in Paris.
Length
38 mins
Prog. No.
7375
Little Red Riding Hood begins, like all fairy tales, with: "Once upon a time..." For children of all ages the composer Georges Aperghis imagined a tale in music and movement: he chose the very first version written by Charles Perrault almost 300…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
7337
Gennady Rozhdestvensky conducts the Symphony Capella Orchestra of Russia with Viktoria Postnikova at the piano for a rare performance of “Dead Souls”, a work composed by Schnittke for the cinema. This piece is followed by a cantata by Prokofiev…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
7327

Famous music filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon devoted a whole cycle of concert films to David Oistrakhs musical legacy. He collected recordings from all over the world with him as a soloist with an orchestra and as a chamber musician. The concerts were…

Length
37 mins
Prog. No.
7315
Classical music is often thought of as being austere, ponderous and stern. Yet there are examples that were explicitly intended to be the exact opposite. "Carnival of the Animals" is one of those compositions. Regarded as being plain fun by Saint…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6794

Recorded live from the Munich Philharmonie, Victor Pablo Perez conducts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra in de Falla's El sombrero de tres picos. The Labèque sisters join the orchestra for Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in D minor…

Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
6247
In this live recording, made at the Munich Philharmonie, Gulda is the soloist in a performance of his acclaimed composition Concerto for Myself. He plays with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra.
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6245