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Shortly after the Wall came down, the Austrian conductor Otmar Suitner ended his long-standing career at the State Opera in East Berlin. Parkinson syndrome was causing his hands to tremble. A conductor who had achieved world fame at Bayreuth could…
Length
103 mins
Prog. No.
5787
In May 2009, twenty-nine of the world’s best young pianists converged in Fort Worth, Texas for a once in a lifetime chance at gold in the Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Emmy-winning director Peter Rosen follows these…
Length
92 mins
Prog. No.
5816
The film tells the story of classical black singing set against the background of black emancipation in politics and society. We hear the great Afro-American singers talk about their views. Historical and contemporary film extracts.
Length
102 mins
Prog. No.
5022
A fabulous tale of amourous intrigue based on Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor". Here in a delightfully humorous production, recorded at the Schwetzinger Palace Theatre.
Length
143 mins
Prog. No.
0585
Alongside his classical career, the remarkable violinist Gilles Apap regularly teaches Western classical music to the students of the Benares University in India. In this documentary, Gilles Apap takes us on a musical journey from his house in the…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
7304
Length
115 mins
Prog. No.
5866
Ken Russell's controversial production of Arrigo Boito's well-known opera, based on the life of Faust.
Length
142 mins
Prog. No.
3453
This series of dancer & choreographer portraits gives the viewer a glimpse behind the stages. Each episode follows the choreographer & dancers during the rehearsals for their latest piece and finally shows the performance on stage. Several interviews…
Length
150 mins
Prog. No.
5700

Musical encounters with Barbara Hendricks on tour in Eastern Europe with several Eastern European vocal masterworks in her musical repertoire. Our film documents this encounter between Western artists and Eastern Europe, both in the concert hall and…

Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
0197
Based on Henry James' novel of the same name, this gripping drama explores an encounter with the super-natural.
Length
115 mins
Prog. No.
0680