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The Arts Ensemble of Chicago has become one of the world's most successful Black American ensembles. The group which includes trumpeter Lester Bowie, together with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie and two young composers, have experienced a journey…

Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
0708

An in-depth documentary that showcases the variety of Charlie Mariano's musical universe. In the company of old friends and like-minded musicians, Mariano takes us on a journey around the globe, crossing the entire jazz landscape from Swing to Bebop…

Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0599
The ghettos of Kinshasa - the devastated capital of a country politically and economically adrift - are filled with many gifted, yet impoverished musicians. Their outstanding talent, humour and vital energy are their only means of survival. Amongst…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7738
Sir Peter Hall's outstanding Glyndebourne Festival Opera production of "Fidelio" remains remarkably faithful to the way Beethoven intended the opera to be. He managed to inject fresh excitement and suspense into "Fidelio", providing a perfect…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
3809

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

Monteverdi is generally regarded as the father of European opera. His "Poppea" is a blood and thunder melodrama, set in Nero's Rome and loaded with passion, jealousy, murder and savage ambition.

Length
151 mins
Prog. No.
0240
Trevor Nunn's highly acclaimed staging at Glyndebourne of Gershwin's famous opera, is considered by the Gershwin family to be the best production ever made. Now Primetime has made the firstever television production of "Porgy and Bess".
Length
185 mins
Prog. No.
0763
Ludwigburg's Festival Orchestra, conducted by Wolfgang Gönnenwein, performs Mozart's romantic comedy "Cosi fan tutte" with much attention to details. The Russian director Dmitri Bertman presents this opera as a fantastic journey through different…
Length
175 mins
Prog. No.
5001
With "Alcina" Wieler shows how modern Händel can be. The production is fascinating, conclusive and full of eroticism. Helene Schneidermann is absolutly overwhelming as Ruggiero's fiancée and the brilliant soprano Catherine Naglestad is more blissful…
Length
160 mins
Prog. No.
5078
This opera is based on the Greek legend of Ulysses and his return to Ithaca after years at the Trojan wars.
Length
150 mins
Prog. No.
3810