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"I am Claudio - for all" quickly became a much-quoted quote from the maestro. Claudio Abbado empathised with his musicians. What particularly distinguished Claudio Abbado was his unpretentious, noble character, his democratic understanding of music…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6861
The Latvian, Mariss Jansons, was one of the greatest and best loved conductors of modern times. In this tribute, the four orchestras that were central to his creative life, offer performances in his memory of music that he loved. They're led by…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6993
Two former female Kurdish guerrilla fighters reconnect over their shared history and their decision to leave the movement to fight for Kurdish freedom in a different, non-violent way. A story of resistance against the suppression of one's own voice…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
4719
The film shows Jacques Loussier's significance to the Jazz scene of the 20th century music. It includes recently filmed interviews with young pianists like Olivia Trummer, Frank Dupree, Edouard Ferlet and Jean-François Zygel, each demonstrating their…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6961
Much like Rachmaninoff, who struggled to be taken seriously as he stuck to his post-romantic compositional style, in this documentary, Igudesman - also an immigrant and a prolific composer - tries to be honest about the innate insecurities of…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6977
Violinist, composer and conductor, living through two world wars, caught between east and west, capitalism and communism: the remarkable and glittering life of German artist Paul Dessau is more than a good story – it is designated for the medium of…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6964
The film "Carl Nielsen – Between heaven and earth" is intended to draw a psychological portrait of Nielsen’s life; a portrait of the composer in the turbulent times at the turn of the 20th century and the First World War. Who was this son of a…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6904
Margreet Honig is an exceptional Dutch singing teacher who is in great demand internationally. She teaches regularly in Europe and North America and works with world-renowned singers such as Magdalena Kožená. Over the course of her long career…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6953
The young conductor John Warner (27) and the musicians of Orchestra for the Earth are going to Austria, searching for the deeper meaning of the magical Gustav Mahler composition "Das Lied von der Erde". They refuse to take an aeroplane, since its CO2…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6924
In July 2021, after the last German soldier had left the country, the film team of Zeitgenössische Oper Berlin and German-Afghan journalist Sharmila Hashimi traveled to Kabul to meet female singers. No one could have guessed at the time that this…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6928