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The Czech composer based his libretto on the play "Le Voyage de Thésée" by his friend and trusted source of inspiration, Georges Neveux. Martinu is said to have written the opera for Maria Callas. In this production, the role is sung by the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
0583
German Brass is one of the world's most original and distinctive brass ensembles. They perform arrangements of classical pieces and swinging versions of standards and jazz tunes with exceptional musical spirit. Inspired by a turbulent stage show with…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5016
Award-winning American director Bill Fertik provides us with a funny, imaginative portrait of the wind ensemble Wien-Berlin, as musicians and as people.
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
1157
With this film, you will dive into the artistic cosmos of the composer and artist Maria de Alvear. Based on the interrelationship between music and language, she attempts to give profound significance to each note. This documentary will show you how…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5011
In 1994, 54-year old José Van Dam undertook to play the role of Scarpia in Puccini's Tosca for the first time, a part that he had refused repeatedly in the past. In April 1995 in Liège, the singer met again with stage director Nicolas Joel for the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
7762
The film accompanies the world famous mezzo-soprano Vesselina Kasarova on her journey into her homeland Bulgaria. It shows the singer at recordings with the Bulgarian Women's Choir Cosmic Voices in the capital Sofia. The Bulgarian women's choirs with…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5306
The story of Caffé Taci, downtown Manhattan: the craziest place in the opera universe, with diamond dealers, losers, up-and-coming singers, opera stars like René Pape, an-85-year-old Russian pianist, aficionados, agents and bohemians. Life is a big…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5675
This film concentrates on some of the more lurid episodes of Caruso’s life - his long romantic entanglement with two sisters, Ada and Rena Giachetti, his marriage to the American Dorothy Park Benjamin, his arrest on a ‘morals charge’ after a woman…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
5828
The music world has known Menahem Pressler for more than half a century and mainly for his work with the famous Beaux Arts Trio. He was the heart of this ensemble and when in 2008 the trio decided to separate, it was not the end for Menahem Pressler…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6091
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