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Monaco 1925 saw the world premiere of a unique ballet on music by Stravinsky, dresses and decor by Matisse and choreography by Balanchine (his first work in the west): 'Le Chant du Rossignol'. It was based on a fairytale by Andersen, produced by…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7720
With his dance company Karas, Saburo Teshigawara is searching for a "new form of beauty": "There are no ideals in dance. Dance is not simple. But dance can be simple. And it can once again be complex. What is important is clarity. Clear questions…
Length
28 mins
Prog. No.
5337
A parable on the laws of art - Based on Ilse Aichinger's short story A man wakes up. He is bound. The bonds leave him room to move. He performs in a circus. A woman tries to match his movements in the bonds; she fails to seduce him. The bound man…
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
5336
This Classic Archive program is devoted to Emil Gilels, one of the most famous ambassadors of the Russian school of piano, and Stanislas Neuhaus, son of Heinrich Neuhaus. France discovered Emil Gilel’s great talent when the Cold War forced him to…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
7400
He was nicknamed “King Arthur”, for Arthur Rubinstein was undoubtedly the king of the 20th century pianists. Best known as an interpreter of the romantic composers, especially Chopin, Rubinstein did not neglect any music genre. With the episode of…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7401
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the violonist Nathan Milstein. Milstein firmly belongs to the great Russian family of violin giants, along with Jascha Heifetz and David Oïstrakh. He was both authoritarian with others and contradictory…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7402
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to the careers of two child prodigies who became exceptional pianists: Solomon and Claudio Arrau. Displaying his legendary sobriety and refinement, Solomon performs Beethoven’s Sonata in F minor…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7403
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to Hungarian-born pianist Gyorgy Cziffra. He was a controversial figure among music lovers: many felt that his style could both have incredible power and unforgivable dullness. Somehow, his career began in a…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7404
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to pianist Hephzibah Menuhin: Yehudi’s younger sister. It was no easy task to make a name for herself in the shadow of such a prestigious brother. Yet, Hephzibah managed to find her way, championed by…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7405
This episode of Classic Archive is devoted to Rita Streich, a small and slender soprano. Her face was heart-shaped and she had a silvery timbre. In war-torn Berlin, Rita Streich rehearsed tirelessly. When World War II ended, she studied with Erna…
Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7406