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This LOFT production was co-produced with the BR and ORF and is a comprehensive portrait of Friedrich Gulda, pianist of the century and „enfant terrible“ of the classical music establishment. We have interwoven archive material dating from his…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
6350
This documentary on the unconventional life and ground-breaking music of the Russian pianist and composer Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) sheds light on the mystical ideas which inspired him. He became consumed by a vision of a union of the arts, a…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6358
"YELLO - Elektropop made in Switzerland" is a portrait of the most successful Swiss pop band of all times and includes a number of their international hits and cult videos. Sound experimenter Boris Blank and multi-talented Dieter Meier reflect on…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
5458
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
In Spring 2009, the year of Joseph Haydn, Xavier de Maistre was invited to the Esterházy Castle in Eisenstadt, where the composer officiated nearly thirty years. After an introduction in which he plays a solo Fantasy on a Theme of Haydn by Marcel…
Length
42 mins
Prog. No.
5945
Leading to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the documentary will present a concise lookback at the events at the beginning of October 1989. The church of St. Nikolai in Leipzig is symbolic in its initiation of peaceful demonstrations. Several interviews,…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
2024
Waltz, a revolutionary thing? Historically, it was the first dance having couples clasping each other, men and women hugging, whirling to the rhythm of its music to the point of giddiness and rapture. A dance with a triple time rhythm both simple and…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7808
The outstanding singer Max Lorenz was Hitler’s favourite tenor. But he was married to a Jewess and he was also homosexual. The biography of this outstanding Wagner singer is closely bound up with the story of Haus Wahnfried in Bayreuth. Tracing his…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5692
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
The 420-member company of the Deutsche Oper Berlin brought "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg", "Tristan and Isolde" and "Lohengrin" to Tokyo. The privately-operated Tokyo Ballet performed "Kabuki" and "M", in Berlin. Our film takes a look at the work…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0535