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«Voyage to Cythera» is a documentary about Luciano Berio's composition Sinfonia. The film concentrates on the third part of the composition, which consists of a number of musical quotes from composers like Mahler, Stravinsky, Boulez, Schönberg and…

Length
51 mins
Prog. No.
7754
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
47 mins
Prog. No.
3653
The film is a documentary about the Alaska-born mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux. This superb young singer is on her way to international recognition with arias for Farinelli and with a variety of operatic roles ranging from works by Handel and his…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5380
Violin virtuoso Viktoria Mullova was formed in the Soviet talent forge of the Moscow Conservatoire under Leonid Kogan and Volodar Bronin. She first came to notice on the international scene at the beginning of the 1980s in Helsinki when she won 1st…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
5416
Documentary of the life story of legendary pianist Van Cliburn. Narrated by prime-time newsman Dan Rather, this programme offers an intimate view from the artist himself and personalities closest to him - including Leontyne Price, Marilyn Horne…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
5829
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

Documentary on the award-winning young violinist, Gilles Apap; filmed in Santa Barbara, California. The repertoire of Gilles Apap, this highly gifted young musician, is not solely limited to classical music, but also spans many works in the…

Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
7385