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Two unpublished performances filmed by BBC television in 1977: Celebrated pianist Martha Argerich plays two of her warhorses: Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto and Prokofiev’s third, which are both technically demanding and prove to be an ideal…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
7985
The Northern Ballet Theatre's outstanding ballet, based on Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL, tells the immortal tale of Scrooge - a lonely, embittered old man who re-discovers his lost humanity. A story of hope and optimism.
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
3624
Norbert Beilharz captures the Swiss choreographer Heinz Spoerli's work methods on film, basing his portrait on the development of the Swiss master's new ballet: "Goldberg Variations".
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0534
Based on Shakespeare's play, this ballet version adds some imaginative new twists to a popular tale. Heinz Spoerli and the Ballet der Oper am Rhein dance to music in a variety of styles - including Philip Glass's Violin Concerto No. 1, performed by…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
1200
With her latest creation April me, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker marks a return to the very essence of her work and that very special relationship she maintains between music and dance. For the twentieth anniversary of her company, Rosas, she again…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
7310
In 1976 “Ribatz-Ribatz” was one of the first big success stories for Dominique Bagouet’s newly formed dance company. He was set to become one of the most important contemporary choreographers of his generation but died prematurely in 1992. Former…
Length
84 mins
Prog. No.
7350
Otto Klemperer was one of the most important conductors of the 20th century and certainly one of the most original and atypical figures among the great German maestros, in complete opposition with the “romantic” vein personified by such as Bruno…
Length
80 mins
Prog. No.
7484
The Istomin-Rose Trio was undoubtedly the most brilliant ensemble of this type after the war. It brought together three major figures in American music who travelled together around the world winning huge public acclaim. Classic Archive has dedicated…
Length
73 mins
Prog. No.
7486
The Prague Ballet Gala is an exclucive dance event with some of the leading ballet stars of our time, recorded at the beautiful Prague State Opera. Outstanding Dancers from Europe, North America and Asia present their favorite classical and modern…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5470
Gennady Rozhdestvensky was the first Russian conductor to be appointed head of major Western orchestras such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra 1978-81 and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra from 1981. Born in 1931, he made his début at the Bolshoi a year…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
7850