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The programme is a musical celebration of the nativity, featuring many traditional carols, illustrated by pictures by the Old Masters from the National Gallery in London. With music by Handel and Vaughan Williams.
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
3610
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
An All-Mozart Programme at the Konzerthaus Berlin - the Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Chamber Orchestra is conducted by Hartmut Haenchen. In the present performance, Haenchen and a reduced ensemble succeed in bringing to life the music’s manifold…
Length
73 mins
Prog. No.
5508
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 year 2006 come to a close with a spectacular musical event: a festival of Argentinean music broadcast live from Buenos Aires. At the height of the Argentinean summer, the Orquesta Filarmónica del Teatro Colon under Daniel Barenboim (conductor &…
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
5586
The most spectacular concert of African music ever staged, featuring nothing but Africa’s finest musicians performing before an audience of more than 50,000 at the recent AFRICA LIVE Roll Back Malaria Concert in Dakar, Senegal. Artists include…
Length
27 mins
Prog. No.
7302
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
It was on the spur of the moment that András Schiff and a few of his friends decided to establish the Cappella. The pianist’s quirky humour is reflected in the rather ambiguous name of the ensemble, “Andrea Barca”. Schiff is fond of telling the story…
Length
74 mins
Prog. No.
5726
After the premiere of Dvorak's 8 Symphony in Prague, this piece received such high praise in England that it was named the "English Symphony". For his graduation thesis in 1892, Dvorak chose to conduct the symphony instead of the usual lecture.
Length
40 mins
Prog. No.
0149