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"Il Ballo delle Ingrate" is based on the Idea that the "Ingrate" (women who have been hard-hearted in love) should return to earth from hell to warn the ladies in the audience against a similar fate. The warning is not expressed in the form of…

Length
40 mins
Prog. No.
3451
In a live recording from Munich's Philharmonie, this talented duo plays Schnittke's Sonata for 'Cello and Piano, Martinu's Variations on a Theme by Rossini, and Piazzolla's Le Grand Tango.
Length
41 mins
Prog. No.
6234

The Czech composer based his libretto on the play "Le Voyage de Thésée" by his friend and trusted source of inspiration, Georges Neveux. Martinu is said to have written the opera for Maria Callas. In this production, the role is sung by the…

Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
0583

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

These six episodes have been recorded in the wonderful 18th century baroque castle "Schloß Heidecksburg" in Germany. The ensembles and the soloists play chamber music from German and French composers like Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Debussy, Bizet…

Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
1313
J.S.Bach's arrangement of the "Stabat Mater" by G.B. Pergolesi has been produced in Italy, in the Villa Medici Giulini, which was built in 1643. The room with its great acoustics was named Zuccarelli Hall after Francesco Zuccarelli who, in the late…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5038
In the baroque church of Dornheim, where Bach married his first wife Maria Barbara, Anner Bylsma plays Bach's 1st and 5th cello suite on a period instrument. The six cello suites by Bach are considered an essential part of the cello repertoire and…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5079
The Fitzwilliam String Quartet was the first quartet in the West to play Shostakovich's late three quartets. Shostakovich himself came to England to work with the young musicians. 30 years later the Fitzwilliam String Quartet plays the 14th quartet…
Length
38 mins
Prog. No.
5339
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
5660
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