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One of the most promising young violinist - Valery Sokolov - and one of the most prestigious chamber orchestras - the Chamber Orchestra of Europe - play under the baton of Vladimir Ashkenazy at the Cité de la musique in Paris. This concert captures…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
7874
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
80 mins
Prog. No.
7817
This film is a docufiction on the great Toscanini – Larry Weinstein pushes the boundaries of conventional documentary storytelling by borrowing tools from fiction films, including dramatic reconstructions and historical cinematic stylings.The film…
Length
70 mins
Prog. No.
7792
In honour of Messiaen's centenary of birth, EuroArts presents a fascinating musical documentary. Olivier Messiaen (1908–1992), one of the most legendary and impressing French composers and organists of the 20th century, wrote his famous „Quatuor pour…
Length
80 mins
Prog. No.
7789
"There are today magnificent virtuosos, the Yitzhak Perlmans, Vadim Repins,Hilary Hahns, Maxime Vengerovs and the like, but none of them, in my opinion, bears the indisputable mark of that which made the intensely original art of the great violinists…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
7332
The dramatic story of an inspired violinist, of a loyal man whose self-imposed silence eloquently betrayed unspoken private suffering. This extensive profile features interviews with David Oistrakh's longtime friends and fellow musicians: Yehudi…
Length
75 mins
Prog. No.
7317
This film traces the unlikely journey of a lock of hair cut from Beethoven's corpse and unravels the mystery of his tortured life and death. The film begins in modern times when a pair of Beethoven enthusiasts, Ira Brilliant and Dr Alfredo “Che”…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6394
The film recounts the life of the composer Dmitri Shostakovich from the perspective of a film director, played by Armin Mueller-Stahl, who is shooting a movie about Shostakovich. While editing the film, the director shifts through scenes from feature…
Length
80 mins
Prog. No.
6357
A 45-minute feature on the subject "love", taking as an example the relationships between Clara and Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. The film presents Hélène Grimaud playing excerpts from Schumann's Piano Concerto with the Staatskapelle Dresden…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6349
In the mid 19th century, the free spirited gypsy cigarerra from the Tabaco factory of Seville scandalizes the world and right away becomes a symbol of the modern, independent woman. For more than a century musicians, singers, directors, researchers…
Length
65 mins
Prog. No.
6163