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The Verbier Festival is arguably one of the most prestigious classical music events in the world. The quality of the participating artists as well as the originality of the programmes has established the festival as a culminating point in the music…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
7981
Recorded on Aug. 27, 2010 in Warsaw; Martha Argerich plays: Chopin: Concerto No.1, Op. 11 in E minor; Encores: Mazurka, Op.24 No.2; Schumann: Traumeswirren, Op. 12 No.7 (from Fantasie Stücke)
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
7961
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
51 mins
Prog. No.
7827
For its 14th edition, the Verbier Festival has once again brought together the most prestigious artists in classical music. This series of 12 TV programmes presents the highlights of Verbier 2007.
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
7781
Splendid rendition of Ravel’s famous opera staged specially for HDTV and performed by the Atelier de l’Opera de Lyon. This new version of the opera was written for four instruments (two pianos, cello and flute), thus emphasizing the fearful emotions…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7766
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
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
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
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
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