42 results
Ludwig van Beethoven’s ninth and last symphony is considered one of the highlights of symphonic music. Through the use of song, Beethoven questions the effect of purely instrumental music, and he exerted a sustained influence on all generations of…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
5612
"There are today magnificent virtuosos, the Yitzhak Perlmans, Vadim Repins,Hilary Hahns, Maxime Vengerovs and the like, but none of them, in my opinion, bears the indisputable mark of that which made the intensely original art of the great violinists…
Length
63 mins
Prog. No.
7332
This film is based on Hermina Chézy's drama of an usurped throne. The theatre music of Franz Schubert forms the main component.
Length
84 mins
Prog. No.
0821
This documentary shows Harnoncourt in rehearsal and the finale of the fourth act of the Salzburger Festspiele 1995 performance of Mozarts "Le Nozze di Figaro".
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
0822
Alfredo Kraus is internationally known as the great master of "belcanto" style. More than just a portrait, the film takes a lively and not uncritical stand on today's operatic world. The programme includes high points from the 1993 season in Milan,…
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
0187
The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra was formed 20 years ago by a group of top New York musicians. Its objective was to create an ensemble in which every member would have such a meaningful input on musical matters that no conductor would be necessary.…
Length
68 mins
Prog. No.
0537
This film portrait of talented singer/song- writer John Denver relates several of the stories behind his inspirations and also features exciting video footage of many of his songs.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0235
Otto Klemperer was one of the most important conductors of the 20th century and certainly one of the most original and atypical figures among the great German maestros, in complete opposition with the “romantic” vein personified by such as Bruno…
Length
80 mins
Prog. No.
7484
We live in the “renaissance of the piano”, as the New York Times put it in summer. A new generation has made the piano popular again: pianists with a passion for virtuosity and a willingness to expand their repertoire. In addition to the usual…
Length
75 mins
Prog. No.
5576
We live in the “renaissance of the piano”, as the New York Times put it in summer. A new generation has made the piano popular again: pianists with a passion for virtuosity and a willingness to expand their repertoire. In addition to the usual…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5578