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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
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
At the beginning of the 19th century, Europe was set alight by a shocking new dance craze. It was accompanied by popular music that was played, whistled and hummed all around the globe. It was called the waltz and its story is inseparable from the…
Length
59 mins
Prog. No.
5425
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
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