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A film all about a delighting enlightenment of classical music. Excellently proving comedic qualities, Aleksey Igudesman and Richard Hyung-ki Joo, violin and piano virtuosos, challenge renowned contemporary classical music stars: doing karate with…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5811
For more than six decades, Pierre Boulez has had greater influence on the development of contemporary music than anyone else. Already in younger days, he gained a reputation as a doughty champion of the avant-garde. With his compositions,…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5804
Renowned throughout the world for his passionately committed performances of Western classical masterpieces, Lang Lang now returns to his Eastern roots with this ground-breaking album of Chinese music recorded in Beijing Lang Lang performs piano…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5624
In his late years, Sergiu Celibidache (1912-1996) focused his attention on one particular composer: Anton Bruckner. In March 1991 he rehearsed Bruckner´s Ninth in unusually long and intense sessions with the Munich Philharmonics. Using unpublished…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5542
With this documentary, we pay tribute to Chopin’s art, to his highly original writing, and show how much of a contribution it made to 20th century music and modern-day piano music. To this end, we are combining two approaches: a narrative approach,…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7894
“Kathleen Ferrier“ is about the distinctive English contralto, Kathleen Ferrier (1912-1953), and, in particular, her enduring musical legacy today. Intertwined with evocations of her greatest performances, the film will leave no doubt as to her…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7964
A once in a lifetime opportunity to see music through the eyes of one of our most famous contemporary composers/conductors: Pierre Boulez speaks about the Firebird in the Louvre museum. This rare treat is beautifully supported by live visuals and…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7863
On December 24th, 2011, one of the world’s most renowned classical orchestras, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, celebrated the 75th anniversary of its founding. The film portrays the orchestra and its eventful history, which correlates both with…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5875
In summer 2007, the New York Philharmonic received an invitation that was unprecedented in the orchestra's history. North Korea, the world's most isolated and secluded country and technically at war with the United States, invited the orchestra to…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5705
This documentary offers a careful use of the epistolary of the “protagonist”, entrusting to letters written and received by Chopin the task of explaining the narrative junctures of his life. The writings are interpreted by Fabrizio Bentivoglio and…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
5884