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The Alpine Symphony is one of Strauss’ largest non-operatic conceptions, and the composer himself considered it his best-wrought work in terms of its orchestration. Despite its title, it is not a symphony in the generally accepted sense of the word…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5613
Is it possible that Mozart's Don Giovanni, has been interpreted in a false way for more than two centuries? The documentary is looking for answer of this question. According to the GRAMMY Award winner Rene Jacobs the answer is yes.
Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
6168
A 45-minute feature on the subject "love", taking as an example the relationships between Clara and Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms. The film presents Hélène Grimaud playing excerpts from Schumann's Piano Concerto with the Staatskapelle Dresden…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6349
The Mariinsky Ballet is one of the world’s greatest ballet company with an astonishing heritage. Before emigrating to the West, George Balanchine studied in St Petersburg and was a member of the Mariinsky. However, Jewels dates from late in his…
Length
92 mins
Prog. No.
5906
The best way to get through the streets of the metropolis of Mexico City is with one of the famous green Volkswagen Beetle Taxis. In this city of 18 million people, Tenor Rolando Villazón was born. With a look somewhere between latin lover and Mr…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5562
There’s no question about it - this man is annoyed. His violin bow swooshes through the air like a saber. Again and again, the final bar of the famous E Major Partita for Solo Violin fills the empty baroque church in Lockenhaus. Gidon Kremer has…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5595
In March of 2004, the Royal Opera Covent Garden in London cancelled its contract with Deborah Voigt. The official reason given by the casting director: too fat. The opera world was outraged. Since when can't opera singers be overweight? Since Callas…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5597
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
Outstanding musician, citizen of the world, defender of tolerance - this film is to honor the memory of Yehudi Menuhin on the occasion of his 90th Birthday in 2006. The focus of the film is on previously unreleased footage from the legendary…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5528
Set against the backdrop of the magical White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg, SACRED STAGE features the best in Russian symphonic music, ballet and opera at Russia’s premier theatre - the Mariinsky, also known as the Kirov. SACRED STAGE explores…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5546