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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 September 1998, Puccini's opera Turandot was staged at the fabled Forbidden City of Beijing. The film "The Turandot Project" documents the story of this historic production from its inception and premiere in Italy, from the costume workshop of the…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5047

A documentary on the Dutch composer Louis Andriessen during the composition of his Chinese inspired work «Tao».

Length
94 mins
Prog. No.
7753
The conductor Rudolf Barshai was one of the greatest musicians of the twentieth century. The Moscow Chamber Orchestra founded by Barshai in the late 1950s took the world by storm. Among the orchestra's collaborators were Sviatoslav Richter, David…
Length
90 mins
Prog. No.
5952

Tea

Inspired by the Tea Ceremony, Tan Dun, the contemporary Chinese composer living in New York, wrote the opera “Tea”. Tea is a tragic love-story set against the background of Chanoyu, the Japanese tea ritual. In “Tea”, Tan Dun combines Eastern and…
Length
96 mins
Prog. No.
7758
David Fray’s sparkling talent is such that he is one of the few pianists of the new generation to have signed an exclusive recording contract recently with one of the current majors, Virgin Classics. In January 2008 he recorded a programme entirely…
Length
97 mins
Prog. No.
7837
La Roque d’Anthéron 2004. This summer, like every other for decades, a hundred pianists from around the globe gather under the sycamores of the French Provence to delight audiences with one of the most celebrated piano festivals in the world. This…
Length
110 mins
Prog. No.
7374
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

Sir Peter Ustinov comments in his own inimitable fashion on the life and works of the great composer. Recipient of the New York TV- and Filmfestival First Prize and National Educational Award, USA.

Length
124 mins
Prog. No.
1173
Sir Peter Ustinov traces the life and achievements of Felix Mendelssohn. Sketches and drawings by Mendelssohn, extracts from his fascinating correspondence and music performed by the Gewandhausorchester and the Thomaner-Chor are just a few of the…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
0565