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Haendel composed only episodically for the church: the Dixit Dominus is a psalm written during his stay in Rome, based on the Venetian models with borrowed Gregorian singing. We are stroke by the wealth of the words we hear: emotion pierces the mind…
Length
105 mins
Prog. No.
6531
On the 8th of June 1968 Vladimir Ashkenazy, with his Icelandic wife and their two children, arrived at their new home in Reykjavik in Iceland. It was a crucial moment in their lives. They had left the Soviet Union, with the help of Nikita Kruschev…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
3637
A series of recitals by the master pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy at a new peak in his career. Both his audiences and the critics have been aware in recent years of new dimensions in Ashkenazy's playing. This may stem in part from his broadening…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
3655
A series of recitals by the master pianist Vladimir Ashkenazy at a new peak in his career. Both his audiences and the critics have been aware in recent years of new dimensions in Ashkenazy's playing. This may stem in part from his broadening…
Length
48 mins
Prog. No.
3653
Vladimir Ashkenazy has had a particular affection for the music of Rachmaninoff throughout his professional life, and his performances have long had the ring both of authenticity and of deep commitment. This is not surprising in a Russian-born and…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
3672
Multi award-winning Northern Ballet are the UK’s première narrative ballet company whose work pushes the boundaries of what stories can be told through dance. They inspire new and diverse audiences to engage with the artform through their unique…
Length
115 mins
Prog. No.
3445
In October and November 2010, Valery Sokolov recorded the Tchaikovsky Concerto and the Bartok second Concerto for Virgin Classics with the Tonhalle-Orchester-Zürich conducted by David Zinman, in the Tonhalle Great Hall. On this occasion, Bruno…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
7958
Bulgarian opera Diva Alex Penda, French fashion designer Christian Lacroix, Lithuanian conductor Modestas Pitrenas and French stage director Vincent Boussard gather the most beautiful and provocative staging of the opera Salome at the beginning of…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
6164
This is a new work for one actor and nine musicians by the American composer Marc Neikrug. The actor is Harry Towb and the musicians are led by Pinchas Zukerman and conducted by Sylvain Cambreling. Written originally for the stage, the style of the…
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
3656
A magnificent Christmas concert, with music ranging from motets to popular Christmas standards, performed by Leipzig's world famous boys' choir. A fascinating half-hour documentary examines the history of the choir from its foundation in the early…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0562