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They have not forgotten him, this son of the city, leading conductor and pianist, and indefatigable campaigner for international understanding through the spirit of music. Now, on the night of 19 August 2000, they have flocked in their thousands like…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
5042
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
Ken Russell's controversial production of Arrigo Boito's well-known opera, based on the life of Faust.
Length
142 mins
Prog. No.
3453
The concert was recorded for television in Pasadena, California, on January 15, 1975 and shows us the great 85-year-old pianist in a daunting programme. The repertoire includes works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Claude Debussy, Frédéric Chopin, Robert…
Length
105 mins
Prog. No.
0218
This festive concert from the Gethsemanekirche in Berlin marks the 60th anniversary of the RIAS Kammerchor. Under the baton of the new chief conductor Hans-Christoph Rademann, the RIAS Kammerchor and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin are performing…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5740
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
The collection “Classic Archive” presents great performances by legendary artists, remastered using the latest digital technology and enhanced with commentary for today’s audiences. These jewels of music broadcasting have been salvaged from various…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
7996
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
Recorded during the "Schwetzinger Festspiele" 1989 in the cathedral of Speyer.
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
0641
Schwetzingen is a tiny town near Heidelberg which has a famous palace with magnificent gardens, not unlike those at Versailles. The Schwetzingen Festival is held every Spring in the palace and commissions a small-scale opera for the palace's…
Length
153 mins
Prog. No.
5454