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The "Platz der Republik" in Berlin is the middle of Germany which was once the sight of the Kroll Opera. Caruso sang and Otto Klemperer conducted there. The film tells the story of the Kroll's establishment and the Platz der Republik.
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
0173
This "musical zoo", composed in 1886, is retold through the eyes of two young music students, who fall under the spell of a magical castle where strange and wonderful things happen to them.
Length
29 mins
Prog. No.
5257
Beloved musical works come together harmoniously with scenes from everyday life in France's picturesque Provence region to form a music film of great poetic allure. With the music of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Claude Debussy, Ottorino Respighi and…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5258
The 420-member company of the Deutsche Oper Berlin brought "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg", "Tristan and Isolde" and "Lohengrin" to Tokyo. The privately-operated Tokyo Ballet performed "Kabuki" and "M", in Berlin. Our film takes a look at the work…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0535
Pino di Pianopoli lives in music. Here he is seen in a sprightly dialogue with his pals, the duo pianists Joseph and Anthony Paratore. He tells us the stories behind the music and how it came to be. Music by Debussy, Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky, Ravel,…
Length
26 mins
Prog. No.
5259
A documentary film series about the great tenors in the first half of the 20th century who served the ideal of beautiful singing. These great tenors are introduced and analysed musically and historically from critics, family and colleagues. An…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5020
Short film on Stockhausen’s «Kontakte» as part of the «Sonic Images» project. The composition Kontakte was written in 1959/90. It focuses on the relationship between electronic sounds and the acoustic sounds of piano and percussion instruments. The…
Length
15 mins
Prog. No.
7751
Leading to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the documentary will present a concise lookback at the events at the beginning of October 1989. The church of St. Nikolai in Leipzig is symbolic in its initiation of peaceful demonstrations. Several interviews,…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
2024
The British conductor John Eliot Gardiner has set his mind on performing all of Johann Sebastian Bach's cantatas. Several of these concerts take place in Saxony and Thuringia, where Bach lived. This offers Gardiner the opportunity to discover Bach,…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
5080