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Lord Yehudi Menuhin, relaxing at his home in the Greek isles, tells the story of his wonderful career on the eve of his 80th birthday. A wealth of rare archival material illustrates this highly informative and entertaining profile of the world's…
Length
117 mins
Prog. No.
7389
In retrospect, the solo version of Strawinsky’s Sacre du Printemps can be interpreted as a bleak, oppressive dance about his own life. The ballet is one of the late works by Uwe Scholz, one of the most important choreographers of the twentieth…
Length
91 mins
Prog. No.
5572
To fill in a gap in music history: This miniseries tells the story of some of the amazingly strong female composers and their hidden orchestral music, narrated by the charismatic Norwegian conductor Cathrine Winnes. We follow their fights as they…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
6571
Sviatoslav Richter's talent was such that Prokofiev's 9th Sonata was dedicated to him, he performed at Stalin's funeral with Oistrakh and Rostropovich and accompanied Schwarzkopf and Fischer-Dieskau. This profile, illustrated by rare and previously…
Length
260 mins
Prog. No.
7351
Philippe Herreweghe, principal conductor of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic, has devoted himself for over ten years to fresh and invigorating readings of the (pre-) Romantic repertoire. Together with the Collegium Vocale, founded in 1970 by Herreweghe…
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
6057
The Nobel Prize Concert 2008 offers fantastic performers: Sir John Eliot Gardiner and his Monteverdi Choir, together with Eric Ericson Chamber Choir and the Scandinavian singers Miah Persson, soprano, Ann Hallenberg, alto, Helge Rönning, tenor, and…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5743
“Mendelssohn Unknown” is the most complete and up-to-date documentary about Felix Mendelssohn ever made till now. The narrative structure is based on the original letters of Mendelssohn and his sister Fanny, combined with evocative period images made…
Length
99 mins
Prog. No.
5885
The German tenor Jonas Kaufmann is one of the hottest properties in the opera world. He captivates audiences with the power, emotion and beauty of his singing, the intelligence of his acting, his matinee-idol delivery, and his extraordinary range -…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
6466
This work recounts the story of the capture and crucifixion of Christ, using the words of the Holy Scriptures, often interrupted by the poetic interjections of the chorus – dramatic, lyrical and contemplative. The emotional variety and intensity are…
Length
177 mins
Prog. No.
7965
In the historic Weimar Herder Church Sir John Eliot Gardiner finds the perfect setting for his recording of the Bach Christmas Oratorio. Against the backdrop of the dramatic altar and Lucas Granach paintings, the Monteverdi Choir and the English…
Length
145 mins
Prog. No.
4509