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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
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
András Schiff, born in 1953 in Budapest is nowadays one of the most appreciated and distinguished pianists in the world. Magically, he brings life into pieces, makes them breathing and swinging and keeps up almost forgotten ideals of piano playing.…
Length
132 mins
Prog. No.
5813
Christa Ludwig has chosen to give her farewell recital in the city which has meant so much to her throughout her professional life. The special event takes place in the tradition-rich Musikvereinssaal. Songs by Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert,…
Length
93 mins
Prog. No.
1192
The great German baritone reveals for the first time on camera the secrets of his outstanding career. This richly illustrated profile of Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, the greatest musician of all singers and the most prolific singer of our time, is an…
Length
104 mins
Prog. No.
7309
Violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann is one of the world’s top instrumentalists. His numerous recordings are celebrated by both press and audience and have already received countless awards. Alongside his career as a celebrated soloist, he also focuses…
Length
95 mins
Prog. No.
5718
A dim light picks out the outlines of the hall. Suddenly a massive shadow appears and moves swiftly over to the keyboard, the only brightly lit surface to stand out from the large coffin-like box in the centre of the stage. There follows the vaguest…
Length
123 mins
Prog. No.
7388
The focus of attention during the 10-day Bach festivities in the City of Leipzig, as well as of "24 hours Bach", was the live transmission of the Mass in B-minor from the Church of Saint Thomas. The performers include the Thomanerchor Leipzig and an…
Length
114 mins
Prog. No.
5035
The choir and the orchestra of the Bach Collegium Japan - shooting-star among the celebrated baroque specialists -perform the St John's Passion with only a small ensemble of about 50 musicians (as was custom at the time) under the former Ton Koopman…
Length
116 mins
Prog. No.
5039
In February 2000, to mark the 250th anniversary of J.S. Bach’s death, four world-class pianists collaborated on the realization of a very special project. Each played twelve Preludes and Fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier at on of four charming…
Length
260 mins
Prog. No.
5030