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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
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
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
A spectacular ice fantasia featuring the world skating champions, Paul and Isabelle Duchesnay, and former world champion, Brian Orser. Set to the music of the symphonic masterpiece by Gustav Holst, this dazzling production incorporates solo and…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
6107
This ballet, choreographed by James Kudelka, and set to Vivaldi’s celebrated score, describes the four seasons in a man’s life – from the exuberance of youth in “Spring” to the resignation and compassion of old age in “Winter”. Director of Record:…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
6109
This episode of Classic Archive focuses on two of Germany’s most famous sopranos. Gundula Janowitz’s intelligence is a far cry from the temperamental prima donnas, firmly in accord with her own time. Let us start by listening to her performance of an…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7409
This episode of Classic Archive is dedicated to the soprano Irmgard Seefried. We are invited to listen to different performances of Strauss, Mahler and a splendid performance of Quattro Canzoni of Werner played by the ORTF National Orchestra. Once…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7416
This episode of Classic Archive introduces us two great opera singers, Galina Vichnievskaia and Boris Christoff. The first part is devoted to Vichnievskaia and takes place in Paris in 1970. She performs Tchaïchovsky’s Ottchevo and Serenada , and then…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7442
This episode of Classic Archive leads us to discover the Amadeus Quartet. Specialising in 18th and 19th century music, the Quartet often performed the complete Beethoven quartets and Mozart’s chamber music. Here they perform the latter accompanied by…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7438
In this episode of Classic Archive we are given the rare chance to witness the virtuosity of Henryk Szeryng, the Polish violinist. The archives present a very varied repertoire recorded from 1962 to 1964 for French television, in which Szeryng is…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7445