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German composer Richard Wagner was notoriously anti-Semitic, and his writings on Jews were later embraced by Hitler and the Nazis. But there is another, lesser-known side to this story. For years, many of Wagner‘s closest associates were Jews - young…
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55 mins
Prog. No.
6478

Three exceptional vocal artists lead us to new ways of expression, presenting hypnotising arrangements and dreamy melodies. Born in Yemen, raised in New York and now living in Tel Aviv, singer Noa combines textual interpretations which are American…

Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
1862

Bulat Okudzhava's concert was the first of its kind during the upheaval period in the Gorbachev era of glasnost and perestroika. Much of what Bulat Okudzhava says and sings in this concert sheds light on the political developments that ultimately…

Length
54 mins
Prog. No.
0516
This series of TV programmes presents the very best of the 16th Verbier Festival with worldwide renowned artists such as Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, René Pape, Joshua Bell and Philippe Jaroussky. Together with Malcom Martineau on the piano, the…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
7912

In 1995, the French director Frédéric Mitterrand adapted Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly for cinema. This documentary follows the most significant and spectacular stages of the making of Madame Butterfly: the American conductor James Conlon working…

Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
7387

The three artists combine their considerable talents to bring three musical worlds together at a concert in the Roman Amphitheatre in the German city of Xanten.

Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
0110
A magnificent Christmas concert, with music ranging from motets to popular Christmas standards, performed by Leipzig's world famous boys' choir. A fascinating half-hour documentary examines the history of the choir from its foundation in the early…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
0562
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…
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46 mins
Prog. No.
6447
Based on the story by H. C. Andersen, “The Nightingale” was transposed for opera by Igor Stravinsky who both composed the music and wrote the lyrics. This new adaptation using computer animation transposes the opera into a world ruled by the power of…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
7726
One of the world’s most celebrated ensembles, The King’s Singers have a packed schedule of concerts, recordings, media and education work that spans the globe. Championing the work of young and established composers, they remain consummate…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
5901