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In 1808 the composer and violinist Louis Spohr was invited to a rehearsal in Beethoven's house of the D Major Piano Trio, Opus 70, No.1 known as The Ghost, and wrote of the occasion: "It was not an enjoyable experience. First of all the piano was…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
3639
1970 was the 200th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth and, to mark the occasion, Daniel Barenboim and Christopher Nupen collaborated on a thirteen-part series about the man and his music. Close friends at the time, Barenboim as artist and…
Length
300 mins
Prog. No.
3700-3711
In 1972, when Vladimir Ashkenazy was at a new peak both in his playing and in his career, we planned with him to shoot two recitals for television, one Chopin and one Beethoven. For quite some time, Ashkenazy had been extremely reluctant to perform…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
3642
In 1972, when Vladimir Ashkenazy was at a new peak both in his playing and in his career, we planned with him to shoot two recitals for television, one Chopin and one Beethoven. For quite some time he had been extremely reluctant to perform in…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
3641
This is a filmed record of Pinchas Zukerman’s first concert in Munich as both soloist and conductor. This is the concert, which provided two sequences for the film Pinchas Zukerman: Here to Make Music. Pinchas Zukerman was drawn into conducting by…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
3644
A film about Georges Bizet and his ill-starred masterpiece. This film has two themes: first the substance and narrative of Bizet's perennially popular opera and second the story of its disastrous première, which had such a dramatic effect on Bizet…
Length
87 mins
Prog. No.
3643
John Dew's production at the Deutsche Oper Berlin represents a triumphal comeback for this timeless work. Presented here in a trendy, contemporary interpretation.
Length
157 mins
Prog. No.
0198
This film is a perfomance of the work recorded in Tokyo during the Deutsche Oper Berlin's 1993 Japan tour in Götz Friedrich's highly respected, much-discussed staging.
Length
236 mins
Prog. No.
0530
The historical opera by Tchaikovsky is set in the events of the years at the turn of the 17th and 18th century when Peter I. became Tsar of Russia and Mazeppa, the leader of the Ukrainian cosacks. It is a story of Mazeppa's political power and…
Length
158 mins
Prog. No.
1259