118 results
Rodolfo Mederos is a bandoneonist, a composer with an enormous oeuvre, one of the authorities on the tango – and an inspiration to new generations of musicians. Born in Buenos Aires and still living there, the city has always been his muse. And this…
Length
56 mins
Prog. No.
5704
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
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
More than anyone, the composer Georges Aperghis embodies contemporary musical theatre. As a master of meticulous observation marked by a strong sense of humour, he has invented a new alliance between words, sound and visual elements. Musicians become…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
7305
Length
115 mins
Prog. No.
5866
This film is a docufiction on the great Toscanini – Larry Weinstein pushes the boundaries of conventional documentary storytelling by borrowing tools from fiction films, including dramatic reconstructions and historical cinematic stylings.The film…
Length
70 mins
Prog. No.
7792
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
This film traces the unlikely journey of a lock of hair cut from Beethoven's corpse and unravels the mystery of his tortured life and death. The film begins in modern times when a pair of Beethoven enthusiasts, Ira Brilliant and Dr Alfredo “Che”…
Length
82 mins
Prog. No.
6394