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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
With these three programmes, Classic archives celebrates the all-encompassing artistry of Isaac Stern (1920-2001) with documents filmed by french and british television from 1962 to 1977. Amongst the major violin concertos, he performs the Mozart…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
8544
With these three programmes, Classic archives celebrates the all-encompassing artistry of Isaac Stern (1920-2001) with documents filmed by french and british television from 1962 to 1977. Amongst the major violin concertos, he performs the Mozart…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
8545
Today’s Classic Archive pays homage to Victoria de los Angeles who, along with Teresa Berganza and Montserrat Caballe, was one of the great Spanish divas of the past century. The selection we have chosen gives a sense of the range of her talent, from…
Length
43 mins
Prog. No.
7494
At the beginning of this 21st century we keep rediscovering with admiration the Amadeus Quartet as the greatest string quartet for the classic German repertoire since the war. This ensemble stands out from the others for its balance, harmony and…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7485
Today’s Classic Archive pays homage to violinist Isaac Stern, who we find at the height of his powers, accompanied on the piano by Alexander Zakin, in a 1965 concert for the Jeunesses Musicales de France, the Musical Youth of France. Although he was…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
7491
Sviatoslav Richter (1915-1997), who, without exaggeration, can easily be described as one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, strictly avoided being filmed. Thus the circumstances of the Barbican recital in this programme were far from…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
8520
Classic Archive presents Pierre Boulez conducting works by Claude Debussy, a composer he considered as “[his] constant guide, [his] greatest, [his] permanent model”. In 1966 first of all, with the New Philharmonic Orchestra, he interprets Jeux, the…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7848
The audio-visual legacy of David Oistrakh is huge and with the unearthing of each recording we rediscover a violinist of prodigious and extraordinary talent. In this episode Oistrakh was filmed in the 1960s, in Russia, three times accompanied by the…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
7489
The great Israeli-born violinist Itzhak Perlman has already left a huge number of sound recordings of his interpretations; but it adds an extra dimension to be able to watch him execute, for instance, the brilliant spiccato bowing in Saint-Saëns's…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
8546