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In 2008 Mark Andre was assigned by the Staatsoper Stuttgart to write an opera, to be directed by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito. The subject was to be a tale that had fascinated the composer since he was a little child: the disappearance of Jesus…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
6078
German composer Richard Wagner was notoriously anti-Semitic, and his writings on Jews were later embraced by Hitler and the Nazis. But there is another, lesser-known side to this story. For years, many of Wagner‘s closest associates were Jews - young…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6478
Waltraud Meier‘s talent, perfectionism, charisma, unmatched stage presence, text studies and complete devotion to the art of singing have not only made her one of the greatest opera singers of our time, but also one of the most significant performers…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6480
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
51 mins
Prog. No.
3637
This series of TV programmes presents the very best of the 16th Verbier Festival with worldwide renowned artists such as Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, René Pape, Joshua Bell and Philippe Jaroussky. Together with Malcom Martineau on the piano, the…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7912
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
George Kentros and Mattias Petersson in a live performance of their recomposition of Vivaldi’s "Four Seasons" for violin and live electronics. Originally the album was released 2008 and the biggest Swedish daily paper Dagens Nyheter named this…
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
6447
The violoncellist Sol Gabetta has become an essential part of the international concert scene. On stage, she seems to perfectly merge with her instrument. The portrait of "A part of my soul" leads us through rehearsals and performances, including…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6083
How can we describe the intimate connection between an instrument and its player? How can a piece of wood become „the love of my life“, as Frank Peter Zimmermann calls his 1711 Stradivarius „Lady Inchiquin“? The instrument, worth 6 million Euros, was…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
6759