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Cecilia Bartoli in Handel‘s Giulio Cesare Salzburg Whitsun Festival 2012

A miracle of fluidity and exuberant intensity (Der Standard)

It’s not simply our business – it’s our passion

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ORCHESTRA AND CHOIR

The Quintessential

u    Boris Godunov – Modest Mussorgsky   u    Khovanshchina – Modest Mussorgsky / Dmitri Shostakovich   u    Romeo and Juliet – Sergei Prokofiev / Leonid Lavrosky   u    Cinderella – Sergei Prokofiev - Alexei Ratmansky   u    Stars of the White Nights – Documentary   u    Opening Gala – Mariinsky II  

Valery Gergiev

Musical director and conductor

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Russian Repertoire


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Avant Première 2013 catalogue is published by IMZ International Music + Media Centre Stiftgasse 29 A 1070 Vienna T +43 (0)1 889 03 15 F +43 (0)1 889 03 15 77 office@imz.at www.imz.at www.facebook.at/IMZMedia Editor responsible Franz Patay, Secretary General IMZ Editor in Chief Daniela Billner, Project Manager Katharina Jeschke, Deputy Director IMZ Editorial team Tatiana Petkova, Project Manager Design, Production Team Rothbauer, Vienna The editor reserves the right not to be responsible for the correctness, completeness or quality of the provided contents. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected.

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ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG, Germany Argonon International, UK ARTE Deutschland, Germany ARTE France, France Arthaus Musik GmbH, Germany BBC Classical Music Television & Performance, UK BBC Wales, UK Bel Air Media, France Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images GmbH, Austria C Major Entertainment GmbH, Germany Clasart Classic, Germany Classic Arts Showcase, USA CLC Productions, France Czech Television, Czech Republic ERR – Estonian Television, Estonia EuroArts Music International GmbH, Germany France Télévisions, France François Roussillon et Associés, France Idéale Audience, France Larry Weinstein Rhombus Media Inc., Canada Les Films Jack Fébus, France LGM Télévision, France MODemay Entertainment, Canada NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Japan NordicStories, Norway NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, Norway Opéra de Paris Productions, France ORF, Austria Pan Dream SRL, Italy Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., USA Phil Grabsky Films, UK Poorhouse International Ltd., UK RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana SpA, Italy RSI – Radiotelevisione svizzera, Switzerland RTV / TV Slovenija, Slovenia Russian Music Society, Russia San Francisco Symphony, USA ServusTV, Austria Sombrero & Co., France Sounding Images, Germany SRF – Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Switzerland SVT – Sveriges Television, Sweden Telmondis, France THIRTEEN for WNET.org, USA TVP Kultura, Poland Unitel GmbH & Co. KG, Germany VRT – Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep, Belgium YLE – Yleisradio Oy, Finland ZDF, Germany ZDF/3sat, Germany ZDFkultur, Germany Filmfritz GmbH, Germany

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20:30 Concert midem Classical Embassy: PIANO

Hotel 3.14 | 5, rue François Einesy Organised by Reed MIDEM

Hotel 3.14 | 5, rue François Einesy Organised by Reed MIDEM

Hotel 3.14 | 5, rue François Einesy Organised by Reed MIDEM

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A-Z A SUN 27 ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG

MON 28 Argonon International SUN 27 ARTE Deutschland MON 28 ARTE France SAT 26 Arthaus Musik GmbH

B MON 28 BBC Classical Music Television & Performance MON 28 BBC Wales TUE 29 Bel Air Media SUN 27 Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images GmbH

C MON 28 C Major Entertainment GmbH SAT 26 Clasart Classic SUN 27 Classic Arts Showcase MON 28 CLC Productions SAT 26 Czech Television

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P SAT 26 Pan Dream SRL SUN 27 Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. SAT 26 Phil Grabsky Films SAT 26 Poorhouse International Ltd.

R SUN 27 RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana SpA TUE 29 RSI – Radiotelevisione svizzera SUN 27 RTV / TV Slovenija SUN 27 Russian Music Society

S SUN 27 San Francisco Symphony SUN 27 ServusTV SUN 27 Sombrero & Co. SUN 27 Sounding Images

MON 28 ERR – Estonian Television

SUN 27 SRF – Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen

MON 28 EuroArts Music International GmbH

SUN 27 SVT – Sveriges Television

F SUN 27 Filmfritz GmbH MON 28 France Télévisions SUN 27 François Roussillon et Associés

I MON 28 Idéale Audiénce

L SUN 27 Larry Weinstein Rhombus Media Inc. TUE 29 Les Films Jack Fébus SUN 27 LGM Télévision

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U MON 28 Unitel GmbH & Co. KG

V TUE 29 VRT – Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep

Y SUN 27 YLE – Yleisradio Oy

Z SAT 26 ZDF SUN 27 ZDF/3sat & ZDFkultur

SUN 27 NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation SUN 27 NordicStories TUE 29 NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

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AVANT PREMIÈRE SCREENINGS 2013 SATURDAY, 26 January Czech Television • 67th Prague Spring International Music Festival • Smetana's Litomyšl 2012 • Vivaldianno MMXII • I Fagiolini: Music Of Celestial Spheres • Made Of Brass, Iron And Steel • Marija • Young Musician Of The Year 2012 Arthaus Musik GmbH • Domenico Cimarosa – The Secret Marriage • Giuseppe Verdi – Don Carlos • Giuseppe Verdi – Otello • Ludwig Van Beethoven – Fidelio • Overture 1912 – Deutsche Oper Berlin • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Don Giovanni ZDF • Festive Advent Concert From Dresden • Operetta Gala From The Semperoper Poorhouse International Ltd. • Benjamin Britten – Peace And Conflict • Deidamia • Heavenly Voices: The Legacy Of Farinelli • I Puritani • Iphigénie en Aulide & Iphigénie en Tauride • Jiří Bělohlávek – A Conductor Without Fuss • Quick Hits: Anoushka Shankar • Riccardo Chailly Conducts The Orchestre de Paris • Sound Tracks: Music Without Borders • William Christie – Rediscovering The French Baroque Clasart Classic • A Jewel Of The Baroque • The Rhine Gold – Das Rheingold • The Valkyrie – Die Walküre • Faust • Franz Welser-Möst Conducts Bruckner's Symphony No.4 • Giulio Cesare In Egitto • Twilight of the Gods – Götterdämmerung • Le Comte Ory • Mariss Jansons Conducts Beethoven's Symphonies • Mariss Jansons Conducts Brahms' Symphony No.2 • Mariss Jansons Conducts Janácek's Glagolitic Mass • Otello Ossia Il Moro Di Venezia • Siegfried • The Enchanted Island • Wagner's Dream ORF • • • • • • • • • • •

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Alexander Pereira - All Out Of Passion The Bat – Die Fledermaus La Bohème Leo Fall - Forgotten Enfant Terrible Of Viennese Operetta Let's Dance Music In The Air Sisi – The Superstar Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn Summer Night's Gala The Musical And Culinary: Rossini And Pesaro The Nutcracker

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Phil Grabsky Films • Concerto • In Search Of Chopin Pan Dream SRL • Norma • Rigoletto


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SUNDAY, 27 January LGM Télévision • Hispanic Night With Kristjan Järvi • Strauss – Arabella • The Orchestre De Paris & Rudolf Buchbinder Live • The Orchestre De Paris & Alexander Toradze Perform Shostakovich • The Orchestre De Paris & Andreas Haefliger Live • The Orchestre De Paris & Andris Nelsons And Sergey Khachatryan Live • The Orchestre De Paris & Lang Lang Live • The Orchestre De Paris & Menahem Pressler Live • The Orchestre De Paris & Riccardo Chailly And Maria João Pires Live • The Orchestre De Paris & The Labèque Sisters Live • The Orchestre De Paris & Tomáš Netopil And Anja Harteros Live

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Larry Weinstein Rhombus Media Inc. • Gigi In America: Leslie Caron And The Golden Age • The Czech Philharmonic: An Orchestra Reborn • The Devil's Horn

THIRTEEN for WNET.org • Andrea Bocelli – Love In Portofino (WT) • Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy • Great Performances At 40: An All-Star Homecoming Celebration (WT) Inventing David Geffen • • Moby-Dick From San Francisco Opera • Never Stand Still: Dancing At Jacob's Pillow • Paul McCartney's Live Kisses • Paul Taylor Dance Company in Paris • Rod Stewart – Merry Christmas, Baby • Stephen Sondheim's Company – With The New York Philharmonic (WT) The Dukes Of September (WT) •

Sombrero & Co. • Arctic Monkeys Live At The Olympia • Les Salons De Musiques, Season 1 • PJ Harvey Live At The Olympia • SDM 1 – Bertrand Chamayou And Quatuor Zaïde • SDM 2 – Lise De La Salle And Quatuor Modigliani • SDM 3 – Nemanja Radulovic And The Devil's Trills • SDM 4 – David Grimal And Quatuor Les Dissonances • SDM 5 – Chilly Gonzales Invites Vincent Ségal • The Cure At Les Vieilles Charrues 2012 RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana SpA • Twilight of the Gods (The Ring) – Götterdämmerung • La Scala – Concert Conducted By Robin Ticciati • La Traviata • Lohengrin • Macbeth • Nabucco • New Year's Concert 2013 • Notre-Dame De Paris • XXVII Christmas Concert From Basilica San Francesco, Assisi SVT – Sveriges Television • Flat Pack – The Musical • Herbert Blomstedt At 85 • Karl Dyall – Dancer, Singer, Actor • Kleerup On Aniara • Love, Hope And Destiny • Sinding Sessions • Trio Élégiaque ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG • Abbado, Lucerne Festival Orchestra – Mozart: Requiem • Bach – St. Matthew Passion – St. Thomas Boys Choir • Barenboim – Celebration Concert • Chailly – Mahler 4 • Chailly – Mahler 6 Christmas Special With Ruth Ziesak • • Crossing Borders – Daniel Barenboim On Music • Das Labyrinth – Part Two Of The Magic Flute • Hélène Grimaud – Ravel: Piano Concerto • John Cage – Journeys in Sound • Lulu • Nikolaj Znaider – Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto

Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker – Moving To Modern Times II Riccardo Chailly – A Portrait Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann – Bruckner 8 Wagner In Switzerland – A Concert With Soloists Of The Lucerne Festival Orchestra

François Roussillon et Associés • L'Italiana In Algeri • Le Nozze Di Figaro • Les Pêcheurs De Perles • The Trojans • L’Heure Espagnole And L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges

ARTE Deutschland • A Day At The Salzburg Festival • ARTE Lounge • For Elise – Beethoven's Bestseller • Forellenquintett • Gauthier Dance – Poppea // Poppea • L'Elisir D'Amore With Rolando Villazón • Sidewalk Sounds – Street Musicians In Europe (WT) • Stars Of Tomorrow: Rolando Villazón Presents Young Musicians • The Secret Of The Violins (WT) • Verdi Versus Wagner SRF – Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen • 75 Years Lucerne Festival • Gölä – Working Class Hero And Swiss Superstar • Patricia Kopatchinskaja – I Know You, I Have Heard You Playing • Viva Verdi NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation • Beethoven Cycle – Mariss Jansons & BRSO In Tokyo • Jeanne D’Arc Au Bûcher At Saito Kinen Festival • Sylvia By David Bintley • Thielemann And Staatskapelle Dresden – Brahms No.3 & No.1 • Volksoper Wien: The Merry Widow In Japan – Die Lustige Witwe in Japan San Francisco Symphony American Mavericks Festival Short • • Keeping Score: Stravinsky's Rite Of Spring • Keeping Score: The Rite Of Spring In Concert • San Francisco Symphony At 100: A Documentary

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ServusTV • Austropop Legends: Austria 3, Ludwig Hirsch And Others • Hubert Von Goisern: Brenna Tuats – The Tour Film • Hubert Von Goisern: Brenna Tuats Tour – Live In Austria • Karajan – The Second Life • Rainhard Fendrich in Concert • The ServusTV Neujahrskonzert 2013 RTV / TV Slovenija • 30th Radovljica Festival 2012 – Alone, Clarinettist Mate Bekavac • A Night Of Slovenian Song – Bernarda Fink, Marcos Fink, Anthony Spiri • Artbeaters, Jazz Concert • Eva-Nina Kozmus Plays Carl Nielsen • Gabriel Fauré – Requiem • Journey Home – A Portrait Of Composer Marij Kogoj • Marij Kogoj, Josip Vidmar – Black Masks, Opera • Moment Of Fever • Monteverdi – L'Orfeo, Opera Sounding Images • A 100th Birthday Tribute – Kurt Sanderling A Day In The Life Of Cellist Johannes Moser • • A Day In The Life Of Francesco Tristano • A Day In The Life Of Patricia Kopatchinskaja • Guerilla Arts – Malakhov! • Guerilla Arts – Patrice! • Lorin Maazel Meets Alice Sara Ott • The Great Frederick Remix Filmfritz GmbH • Across Country ZDF/3sat & ZDFkultur • China's Theatre Revolution • Claudio Monteverdi: Orpheus – Odysseus – Poppea • Eroticism, Death And Music • Freestyle – Jazz In China • Hermann Hesse, Richard Wagner, Thomas Mann – An Eternal Triangle • Jazz – Just Call It Music • Shen Wei Dance Arts • The Sea Battle Of Voices • Deli Charts • Number One! • Off The Record • ZDF@Bauhaus: Eagle-Eye Cherry • Zeltfestival: Medina Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images GmbH • Ariadne auf Naxos • Journey Of A Lifetime: Sir Georg Solti • La Fanciulla Del West • Leonidas Kavakos – The Beethoven Violin Sonata Cycle • Roots: Sardinian Chant Goes Baroque • The Silk Road Ensemble With Yo-Yo Ma • The Solti Centenary Concert NordicStories • The Sun YLE – Yleisradio Oy • 90th Anniversary Gala Of The Finnish National Ballet • Indepence Day Gala Concert – Sibelius' Kullervo Symphony • Sakari Oramo's Farewell Concert In Helsinki • Savonlinna Opera Festival 100th Anniversary Gala Concert • Season Ticket: Sibelius Symphony No.4

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The End Of The World Sushi Bar – Ismo Alanko And The FRSO The Third Helsinki International Maj Lind Piano Competition 2012 Tristan And Isolde

Russian Music Society • Russian Music Society And Its Productions Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. • Lindsey Stirling – Hip Hop Violinist • Out Of Many, One – In The Spirit Of John Paul • The Cliburn: 50 Years Of Gold Classic Arts Showcase • Classic Arts Showcase


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MONDAY, 28 January Telmondis • A Florentine Tragedy • Boris Godunov • Carmen • From Today To Tomorrow • Gianni Schicchi • Hippolyte et Aricie • Il Tabarro • Khovanshchina • Nixon In China • Sancta Susanna • Sister Angelica – Suor Angelica Argonon International • A Christmas Carol • Big Dance • Britten – The Final Chapter • Imagine: Matthew Bourne • Notes On Ice • The Genius Of Bach • Wah Wah Girls ARTE France • Antoine's Four Seasons • Bloody Daughter • Giuseppe Verdi – Requiem • Gustavo Dudamel Conducts Johannes Brahms' Symphony No.3 • Hellfest 2012 • Les Salons De Musique, Opus 6: Chilly Gonzales Invites Vincent Ségal To The Palais De Tokyo • Opera Stories • Puz/zle • Road Movie – A Portrait Of John Adams • Written On Skin • Yo Gee Ti • BBC Classical Music Television & Performance • Barenboim Conducts Beethoven Symphonies 3 And 4 • Haitink Conducts The Wiener Philharmoniker • John Wilson On Broadway • Last Night Of The Proms, Part Two • Maestro At The Opera, Episode One • Maestro At The Opera, Episode Two • Maestro At The Opera, Episode Three • Maestro Or Mephisto – The Real Georg Solti • Tony Pappano's Essential Tosca • Wallace And Gromit At The Proms BBC Wales BBC Proms 2012: The Last Night Around The UK • • BBC Young Musician 2012 – The Final • Choir Of The Year 2012 • Dame Fanny Waterman: A Life In Music • David Bowie And The Story Of Ziggy Stardust • Fairport Convention: 45th Anniversary Concert • Fairport Convention: Who Knows Where The Time Goes • Glen Campbell – The Rhinestone Cowboy • Leeds International Piano Competition 2012 • Nile Rodgers – The Hit Maker • Proms In The Park 2012 • Torchbearers: A Valley's Story Idéale Audiénce • Classic Archive: Giuseppe Verdi • Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts The Orchestre De Paris • Maurizio Pollini – Master And Man (WT) • Mission

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ERR – Estonian Television • Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir – A Big Reunion • Järvi Summer Festival And Paavo Järvi • The Voice of Love: Hortus Musicus 40 EuroArts Music International GmbH • The 12 Cellists Of The Berliner Philharmoniker – Documentary • 40 Years 12 Cellists Of The Berliner Philharmoniker • Mahlermania – Nico And The Navigators (WT) • Nico And The Navigators – Mahlermania (WT) (Documentary) • Rolando Villazón's L'Elisir D'Amore In The Wild West • Absolute Prokofiev I • Absolute Prokofiev II • Absolute Prokofiev III • Absolute Prokofiev IV • C(H)ŒURS • Europa Konzert 2012 From Vienna • Gala From Berlin 2012 • Nobuyuki Tsujii At White Nights • The Italian Character – The Orchestra Dell'Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia • The Note France Télévisions • A Celebration Of Music • Atom Heart Mother • Children Of Voice • Don Pasquale • Farnace • Jazz Awards • L'Amour Masqué • La Bohème • Moving Into Summer Quarters – L'Orchestre Pau Pays De Béarn • Philippe Jaroussky – The Voice From On High: A Portrait • Pop'pea • Suresnes Cités Danse • The Big Battle • Turandot • Violin On The Sand C Major Entertainment GmbH • Salzburg Festival 2012: Ariadne Auf Naxos (Version For The Salzburg Festival By Sven-Eric Bechtolf After The Original Version From 1912) • Tutto Verdi – The Complete Operas By Giuseppe Verdi • Tutto Verdi – Verdi’s Backyard • Tutto Verdi – Introductions To The Operas • Salzburg Festival 2012: Ouverture Spirituelle – Nikolaus Harnoncourt • Salzburg Festival 2012: Opening Concert • Mariss Jansons Conducts Richard Strauss • A Chinese Night • Lang Lang Live In Berlin Featuring Herbie Hancock • Yo-Yo Ma – The Goat Rodeo Sessions • Esperanza Spalding Plays Avo Session • Melody Gardot Plays Avo Session • Khaled Plays Avo Session • Juanes Plays Avo Session • The Cure At Hurricane Festival 2012 • Milow Plays Avo Session • Katie Melua Plays Avo Session • Dionne Warwick Plays Avo Session • Rod Stewart Plays Avo Session • The Best Of Wacken Festival 2012, Vol. 1 & 2

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TUESDAY, 29 January Unitel GmbH & Co. KG Aida • • Albrecht Mayer, Christian Thielemann / Berliner Philharmoniker (Strauss Oboe Concerto & Bruckner 4) Bach – Christmas Oratorio • • Barenboim On Beethoven – Nine Symphonies That Changed The World Beethoven – Missa Solemnis • • Beethoven – The Complete String Quartets • Beethoven – The Complete Symphonies • Britten – War Requiem • Ciro in Babilonia • Claudio Abbado / Orchestra Mozart Bologna (Masses by Mozart And Schubert) Dance & Quartet – Three Ballets By Heinz Spoerli • • The Soldiers – Die Soldaten • The Magic Flute – Die Zauberflöte • Il Signor Bruschino • La Sonnambula • Matilde Di Shabran • Nina Stemme, Mariss Jansons / Wiener Philharmoniker: Works By Strauss, Wagner & Brahms • Notte Italiana • On The Paths Of The Beethoven String Quartets (WT) • Renée Fleming, Christian Thielemann / Staatskapelle Dresden: Songs By Wolf And Bruckner 7 • Schumann At Pier2 • Vienna Boys' Choir, Franz Welser-Möst And The Wiener Philharmoniker CLC Productions • Bach Concertos For One, Two, Three And Four Pianos • Berlioz Requiem • Bertrand Chamayou And Nicholas Angelich With Sinfonia Varsovia And Jacek Kaspszyk • Carte Blanche To Jacques Rouvier • Complete Piano Concertos By Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 In D Minor, Op.15 • Complete Piano Concertos By Brahms: Piano Concerto No.2 In B Flat Major, Op.83 • From Vienna To Broadway – Christmas Gala With Orchestre National De France And Maîtrise De Radio France • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi – The Seven Last Words Of Christ On The Cross & Stabat Mater • Jacky Terrasson Solo • La Confidence Des Oiseaux • Monteverdi – The Complete Madrigals, Book III • Monteverdi – The Complete Madrigals, Book IV • Phaëton • Rienzi • Rite Of Spring – Preceded By Tumulte & Pour Igor • Terezín Music – Lest We Forget • Tugan Sokhiev Conducts The Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse – With Menahem Pressler • Twin Paradox • Venus And Adonis By John Blow – Preceded By Ode To St. Cecilia NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation • Beethoven Triple Concerto With Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra • FolkLab • Folkophone • Frikar And Hallgrim Hansegård’s 8 • Leif Ove Andsnes – Beethoven Piano Concerto • Mozart! – A Theatre Concert • Opening Gala Stavanger Concert House • The International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition 2012 • Virtuos

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Bel Air Media • David et Jonathas • Il Trovatore • Kodo – The Drums Of Sado • Le Nozze Di Figaro • Magnificat – If Today Was Tomorrow And Yesterday Was Today • Richard Wagner And The Alps • Romeo And Juliet MODemay Entertainment • A Chair Fit For An Angel • Borrowed Light • Over My Dead Body • The Rites Of Spring 2013 TVP Kultura • Maestro Rodziński • Stanislaw Soyka – Tribute To The Master • The 9th Grzegorz Fitelberg Competition For Conductors: Laureates' Concert • Young Musician Of The Year 2012 Les Films Jack Fébus • Amel Bent Live At The Zenith In Paris • Béjart Ballet Lausanne • Carlos Saura’s Flamenco Hoy • Dianne Reeves Live At The Châtelet Theater • Jacky Terrasson And Guests • London Symphony Orchestra • Tugan Sokhiev Conducts Stravinsky • Youssoupha • Zakir Hussain At The Fourvière VRT – Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroep • Anima Eterna Plays Debussy • Christmas Oratorio • Danel Quartet • Debussy Recital • Duke Bluebeard‘s Castle • First Prize – 75th Anniversary Of The International Queen Elisabeth Competition • Jacques Brel • Rusalka RSI – Radiotelevisione svizzera • Azio Corghi – Cruci-Verba • Bach – Motets • Boccherini Renaissance • Created Out Of Stones • Music Of Changes • Ton Koopman & Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana • Verdi – The Voice Of The Chorus • Verdian Medley Opéra de Paris Productions • Carmen • Don Quixote • O Zlozony / O Composite • Sous Apparence • Un Jour Ou Deux


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– St. Matthew Passion 002 Bach St. Thomas Boys Choir Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company MDR, ARTE LiveWeb (Germany) | Producer Paul Smaczny, Günter Attteln | Director Michael Beyer | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Duration 163’ 58’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Thomaskirche Leipzig (Germany), 06.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 | Composer J. S. Bach | Orchestra / Band Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig | Conductor G. C. Biller | Choir Thomanerchor Leipzig | Soloists Christina Landshamer, Stefan Kahle, Wolfram Lattke, Martin Lattke, Klaus Mertens, Gotthold Schwarz | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Lucerne Festival Orchestra 001 Abbado, Mozart: Requiem Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company NHK (Japan), Arte G.E.I.E. (Germany/ France), Schweizer Fernsehen (Switzerland) | Producer Paul Smaczny | Assoc. Producer Maria Stodtmeier | Director Michael Beyer | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Duration 100’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded KKL, Lucerne (Switzerland), 08.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Lucerne Festival Orchestra | Conductor Claudio Abbado | Piece Requiem in D minor KV 626 | Composer W. A. Mozart | Choir Bayrischer Rundfunk, Swedish Radio Choir | Chorus Master Peter Dijkstra | Soloists Anna Prohaska, Sara Mingardo, Maximilian Schmitt, René Pape | Piece Incidental Music to Goethe’s tragedy “Egmont” op. 84 | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Soloists Juliane Banse, Bruno Ganz | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

St. Thomas Boys Choir © Matthias Knoch

The renowned St. Thomas Boys Choir of Leipzig, which boasts Johann Sebastian Bach as a former cantor, celebrates its 800th anniversary with an extraordinary interpretation of the “St. Matthew Passion”. “The harmonic lines interwove with a transcendence that can only be achieved through living, eating and working together”. (The Guardian) This ACCENTUS Music production is the only audio-visual release of Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion”, performed by the choir for which it was written, in St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, where the composer worked and where he is buried.

003 Barenboim Celebration Concert Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG, ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany / France) | Producer Paul Smaczny | Assoc. Producer Yukie Bürkner-Damm | Director Henning Kasten | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Duration 90’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Berliner Philharmonie (Germany), 15.11.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Berlin | Conductor Zubin Mehta | Soloist Daniel Barenboim | Composer Elliott Carter | Piece Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Piece Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 | Composer P. I. Tchaikovsky | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Claudio Abbado, Lucerne Festival Orchestra © Peter Fischli

Claudio Abbado and his hand-picked Lucerne Festival Orchestra present two powerful compositions of classical music: the incidental music to “Egmont” by Beethoven dedicated to Goethe’s hero and narrated by Bruno Ganz and Mozart’s last and unfinished work, the Requiem in D minor. Both works are strongly connected to a religious vision of life after death, with Egmont sacrificing himself believing in the afterlife and the Requiem being a mass for the deceased. In this production, Abbado and “his” orchestra, the renowned soloists Juliane Banse, Anna Prohaska and René Pape musically convey this mystical and inspiring atmosphere.

Daniel Barenboim © Dominik Skurzak

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Daniel Barenboim, more than any other musician, has shaped the international music scene; as music director of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden, the Staatskapelle Berlin and Teatro alla Scala, as founder of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, and as a pianist. He also addresses a socio-political issue through his founding of music kindergartens and his effort and support dedicated to peace. For the celebration of his 70th birthday, The Staatskapelle and Zubin Mehta are performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.3 followed by Elliott Carter’s “Dialogues II”, written especially for Barenboim and receiving its premiere performance in Germany. The maestro himself is playing the piano throughout the programme, concluding the celebration with Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1.

004 Chailly Mahler 4 Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE LiveWeb (Germany) | Producer Paul Smaczny, Günter Atteln | Director Henning Kasten | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Duration 61’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Gewandhaus zu Leipzig (Germany), 27.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Symphony No. 4 in G major | Composer Gustav Mahler | Orchestra / Band Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig | Conductor Riccardo Chailly | Soloist Christina Landshamer | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Riccardo Chailly © Gert Mothes

Riccardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra continue their successful Mahler cycle. In September 2012, they presented Mahler’s Symphony No.6 at the Leipzig Gewandhaus. The critics were raving... “Chailly’s magisterial interpretation – swifter in the outer movements, fiercer, yet never exaggeratedly so – universalizes Mahler’s ‘message‘ as rather a premonition of the horrors of war in the first half of the 20th century. With the Leipzigers playing their hearts and souls for their charismatic music director – surely the outstanding conductor of his generation – this was a Mahler Sixth for the ages.” (The Sunday Times)

006 Christmas Special With Ruth Ziesak Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company MDR (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany / France) | Producer Paul Smaczny | Assoc. Producer Günter Atteln | Director Ute Feudel | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Duration 44’ / 88’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Marienberg (Germany), 01.12.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composers F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, G. F. Händel, E. Humperdinck, R. Wagner, P. I. Tchaikovsky | Orchestra / Band Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie (Germany) | Conductor Thomas Clamor | Choir Rundfunk-Jugendchor Wernigerode (Germany) | Soloist Ruth Ziesak | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany) Riccardo Chailly, Christina Landshamer © Gert Mothes

The Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and music director Riccardo Chailly have acquired legendary status with acclaimed concert tours and glorious reviews giving evidence of their continuous success. In May 2011, Chailly and his orchestra started off with celebrated concert performances of Mahler symphonies, presenting their rendition of the Symphony No.2 and the Symphony No.8 at the International Mahler Festival in Leipzig. In April 2012, they continued their Mahler cycle, presenting Mahler’s Symphony No.4 (with soloist Christina Landshamer) at the Leipzig Gewandhaus.

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Chailly Mahler 6

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company MDR, ARTE LiveWeb (Germany) | Producer Paul Smaczny, Günter Atteln | Director Ute Feudel | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Duration 88’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Gewandhaus zu Leipzig (Germany), 07.09.2012 | Piece Symphony No. 6 in A minor | Composer Gustav Mahler | Orchestra / Band Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig | Conductor Riccardo Chailly | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

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St. Marienkirche, Marienberg © ACCENTUS Music

Christmas in the Erzgebirge region is one of Saxony’s most treasured traditions. Its unique celebrations include numerous customs focusing on music. The Renaissance town of Marienberg is at the very heart of the historic Erzgebirge: It forms the setting for a concert of classical and seasonal works with Germany’s prestigious Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie; an exquisite ensemble of wind instruments, teaming up with Germany’s leading youth choir, the Rundfunk-Jugendchor Wernigerode, as well as prominent soprano Ruth Ziesak.


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Borders 007 Crossing Daniel Barenboim On Music Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | CoProduction Company ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany / France) | Producer Paul Smaczny, Maria Stodtmeier | Director Paul Smaczny | Camera Michael Boomers | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Duration 56’ / 26’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Gaza (Palestine), Berlin, Bayreuth (Germany), Jerusalem (Israel), London (UK), Cairo (Egypt), Pilas (Andalusia) | Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Berlin, Cairo Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Philharmoniker, Berliner Philharmoniker, West-Eastern-Divan-Orchestra | Conductor Daniel Barenboim | Soloists Waltraud Meier | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

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In the year that marks the 200th anniversary of Emanuel Schikaneder’s death, the Salzburg Festival presents this operatic rarity at the city’s Residenzhof in the form of a glittering fairy-tale opera in which magic and ghostly events play a decisive role. All of the characters from “Die Zauberflöte” (“The Magic Flute”) are present plus numerous others, all in imaginatively colourful costumes, all involved in their seriously funny games, as they take the wrong paths through the labyrinth of the soul, fail or succeed in numerous tests, swear undying love and loyalty in the face of power, greed and revenge.

Grimaud 009 Hélène Ravel: Piano Concerto Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Paul Smaczny, Günter Atteln | Director Henning Kasten | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Duration 25’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Gewandhaus zu Leipzig (Germany), 31.03.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Piano Concerto in G major | Composer Maurice Ravel | Orchestra / Band Gewandhaus Orchestera Leipzig | Conductor Riccardo Chailly | Soloist Hélène Grimaud | Source video/ audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Daniel Barenboim in Gaza © Shareef Sarhan

This three-part documentary accompanies Daniel Barenboim on his quest into the social meaning of music and the secrets of sound. It features him as a United Nations Messenger of Peace leading a spectacular concert in Gaza, working with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and conducting the Cairo Symphony Orchestra for the very first time. In addition, the programme opens up a fascinating cultural discourse by depicting Barenboim discussing Wagner, politics and music. Also featured discussing these subjects are figures who have shaped contemporary history, among others Pierre Boulez, Joschka Fischer and Richard von Weizsäcker.

Labyrinth 008 Das Part Two of The Magic Flute Riccardo Chailly, Hélène Grimaud © Gert Mothes

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Salzburg Festival (Austria) | Producer Günter Atteln, Magdalena Herbst | Director Peter Schönhofer | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Duration 158’ 30’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Residenzhof, Salzburg (Austria), 03.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece The Labyrinth or The Battle With The Elements - Part Two of The Magic Flute | Composer Peter von Winter | Orchestra / Band Mozarteum Orchestera Salzburg | Conductor Ivor Bolton | Choir Salzburger Bachchor, Salzburg Festival and Theater Kinderchor | Stage Director Alexandra Liedtke | Libretto Emanuel Schikaneder | Soloists Christof Fischesser, Julia Novikova, Malin Hartelius, Michael Schade, Thomas Tatzl, Regula Mühlemann | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Klaus Kuttler (Monostatos), Julia Novikova (Königin der Nacht) © Hans Jörg Michel

ACCENTUS Music presents a unique concert with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, led by Riccardo Chailly, and soloist Hélène Grimaud performing Ravel’s Piano Concerto in G major. This piece is the perfect match for this enthusiastic ensemble – one of Europe’s finest orchestras with their energetic maestro and the passionate Grimaud. „Hélène Grimaud played this devilishly difficult piece with a lightness [...] which makes you wish to hear this music only in her rendition. [...] completely bewitching!” (Der Tagesspiegel)

Cage 010 John Journeys in Sound Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company WDR (Germany) | Producer Paul Smaczny, Anne-Kathrin Peitz | Director Allan Miller, Paul Smaczny | Camera Nyika Jancsó, Michael Boomers | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Author Anne-Kathrin Peitz | Duration 58’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Kyoto (Japan), New York (USA), Leipzig, Berlin, Cologne, Halberstadt (Germany) | Musical Style Contemporary music | Composers J. Cage, W. Rihm, T. Hosokawa | Orchestra / Band Ensemble Modern, Streichquartett Köln | Soloists Irvine Arditti, Julia Henning, Mayumi Myiata, David Tudor, Steffen Schleiermacher | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

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John Cage © Brigitte Friedrich

Nikolaj Znaider Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company MDR (Germany), ARTE LiveWeb | Producer Günter Atteln, Paul Smaczny | Director Ute Feudel | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Duration 30’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Gewandhaus zu Leizig (Germany), 07.09.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Violin Concerto in E minor | Composer Felix MendelssohnBartholdy | Orchestra / Band Gewandhaus Orchestera Leipzig | Conductor Riccardo Chailly | Soloist Nikolaj Znaider | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

With “John Cage – Journeys in Sound”, Oscar-winning director Allan Miller and Emmy-winner Paul Smaczny pay tribute to the most fascinating American avant-garde composer. The film has won “Best Documentary” at the Golden Prague Festival 2012. The jury statement: “This film is a brilliant, intimate tribute to one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. It is evident that the filmmakers succeeded in revealing the curiosity, the humour and ultimately the humanity of John Cage. It has the ability to make avant-garde concepts accessible and attractive to a broader audience”.

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Lulu

Nikolaj Znaider, Riccardo Chailly © Gert Mothes

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Staatsoper im Schiller Theater (Germany) | Producer Paul Smaczny, Magdalena Herbst | Director Michael Beyer | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Duration 180’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Staatsoper im Schiller Theater (Germany),11.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Lulu | Composer Alban Berg | Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Berlin | Conductor Daniel Barenboim | Stage Director Andrea Breth | Libretto Alban Berg | Soloists Mojca Erdmann, Deborah Polaski, Anna Lapkovskaja, Stephan Rügamer, Michael Volle, Thomas Piffka, Thomas J. Mayer, Jürgen Linn, Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke, Johann Werner Prein, Wolfgang Hübsch, Blanka Modrá, Liane Oßwald | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Nikolaj Znaider, whom the “Daily Telegraph” describes as “the most stimulating young musician playing today, drawing on musical intelligence, perception and dynamism to give performances of rare intensity”, is performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra under Riccardo Chailly. This last composition of Mendelssohn was premiered in Leipzig in 1845 by the soloist Ferdinand David under the baton of the Romantic composer himself; a predecessor of Riccardo Chailly as music director of the Gewandhaus Orchestra.

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Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker Moving To Modern Times II

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, on location | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company ARTE (France), Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (Switzerland) | Assoc. Prod. Company Lucerne Festival | Producer Paul Smaczny | Assoc. Producer Yukie Bürkner-Damm | Director Henning Kasten | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Uli Peschke | Duration 90’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded KKL, Lucerne (Switzerland), 28.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Berliner Philharmoniker | Conductor Simon Rattle | Piece Atmosphères - For Orchestra | Composer György Ligeti | Piece Prelude to Lohengrin | Composer Richard Wagner | Piece Symphony No. 4 in A minor Op. 63 | Composer Jean Sibelius | Piece Jeux - Danced Poem For Orchestra | Composer Claude Debussy | Piece Daphnis & Chloé. Suite No. 2 | Composer Maurice Ravel | Orchestra / Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Mojca Erdmann (Lulu) © Bernd Uhlig, Staatsoper Berlin

Lulu – the “archetypal female, created to wreak havoc, to lure, to seduce, to poison and to murder without anyone realising” – represents the object for the projection of men’s desires and dreams. By destroying her lovers, Lulu is driven from cold-hearted love to cold-blooded murder and ultimately to her own destruction. For this “Berlin version”, Alban Berg’s fragment has been completed by David Robert Coleman. Mojca Erdmann, as Lulu, masters the insane leaps and coloraturas of the role with incredible ease. She is supported by Deborah Polaski as Countess Geschwitz, the “internally smouldering” Michael Volle as Dr. Schön and Georg Nigl as the “meticulously articulating athlete”. (Der Tagesspiegel)

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Sir Simon Rattle © Peter Fischli


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At the Lucerne Festival 2012, Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker continued their three-year cycle: “Moving to Modern Times”. The evening started off with György Ligeti’s “Atmosphères” fading into Richard Wagner’s Overture to “Lohengrin”. Jean Sibelius’s Symphony No.4 followed and the audience then enjoyed Claude Debussy’s “Jeux” and Maurice Ravel’s “Daphnis et Chloé”. Sir Simon Rattle challenged the audience by stretching the musical arc from Wagner to Ligeti: an exciting programme combination resulting in one of the highlights of this festival.

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Riccardo Chailly A Portrait

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company MDR (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany/France) | Producer Paul Smaczny | Assoc. Producer Günter Atteln | Director Paul Smaczny | Camera Nyika Jancsó, Michael Boomers | Duration 58’ | Production Year 2013 | Orchestra / Band Gewandhaus Orchestera Leipzig | Conductor Riccardo Chailly | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann © Matthias Creutziger

According to composer Hugo Wolf, Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony is “the creation of a giant [which] towers above all the master’s other symphonies”. Thielemann has chosen to perform the relatively seldom played original version of the work in the 1939 Haas edition: “This version is simply more logical and compelling.” The recording of this symphony initiates a cycle of Bruckner’s complete symphonies with the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden under its principal conductor Christian Thielemann that is to be produced over the course of several years – a living monument of musical architecture.

In Switzerland 016 Wagner A Concert With Soloists Of

The Lucerne Festival Orchestra

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, on location | Status in progress | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany/France) | Producer Paul Smaczny | Assoc. Producer Maria Stodtmeier | Camera Michael Boomers | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Duration 80’ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Wagner House Tribschen & Villa Wesendonck (Switzerland) | Piece Siegfried Idyll | Composer Richard Wagner | Orchestra / Band Soloists of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Wesendonck Lieder – Original version for female voice and piano | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Riccardo Chailly © Gert Mothes

Riccardo Chailly, born in Milan in 1953, is one of the most exciting musicians of our time. This first portrait features him working with “his” Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and rehearsing a new “Bohème” production at Palau de les Arts in Valencia. It also follows him on tour and with his family in Italy. The film’s motto is a quotation by Chailly himself: “There’s nothing I hate more than routine. Music must retain its spirit and its soul, but it must also maintain its ability to surprise and entertain us. It must provide us with a subject for discussion and never involve sterile repetition.”

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Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann – Bruckner 8

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Semperoper Dresden (Germany) | Producer Günter Atteln, Magdalena Herbst | Director Henning Kasten | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Janine Dauterich | Duration 88’ 33’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Semperoper Dresden (Germany), 10.06.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Symphony No. 8 in C minor WAB 108 | Composer Anton Bruckner | Orchestra / Band Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden | Conductor Christian Thielemann | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Richard Wagner House Tribschen © Josef Lehmkuhl

This concert is a unique celebration of Richard Wagner’s 200th anniversary in 2013. Dedicated to “Wagner in Switzerland”, it explores the composer’s time in Zurich and at Lake Lucerne. It features renowned soloists of the Lucerne Festival Orchestra performing his “Siegfried Idyll” at Wagner’s home in Tribschen: the very place where he composed and premiered the piece on the staircase in 1870 as a birthday present to his wife Cosima. The programme finishes with the “Wesendonck Songs” in the original version for female voice and piano, performed at the Villa Wesendonck in Zurich.

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A Christmas Carol

Status completed | Production Company Leopard Films (UK) | CoProduction Company Sky Arts (UK) | Executive Producer Fiona Morris | Director John Cairns | Duration 100’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Derelict House in Surrey England (UK), 31.10.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Argonon International (UK) 2012 marks the centenary of the writer Charles Dickens. His famous tale “A Christmas Carol” is brought to the screen in a production adapted for television after the highly successful stage show by John Cairns. This production is shot on location in a derelict house in Surrey, England and the story is brought to life by Simon Callow who plays all the characters

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This film will trace the story of Britten’s final decade – the compulsive desire to keep performing, and to keep writing. It will show how he hastened his own death in his race against time. It will explore the stress he was under, as performer as well as composer, and the problems that were jeopardising his long-term relationship with his partner, Peter Pears. And it will reveal why Britten’s late pieces, far from being curiosities of history, hold the key to unlock this complex man and his music – and why they inspire many young composers today, who have come to see Britten as a role model.

020 Imagine: Matthew Bourne Genre Documentary: Dance, on location | Status completed | Production Company Leopard Films (UK) | Co-Production Company Alan Yentob | Executive Producer Fiona Morris | Director Ross MacGibbon | Duration 59’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded London | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Argonon International (UK)

Big Dance

Genre Relay of: Dance, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Leopard Films (UK) | Producer Ross MacGibbon | Executive Producer Fiona Morris | Director Matthew Ticker | Duration 50’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded London 2012 Festival - Trafalgar Square (UK), 14.07.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Argonon International (UK) “Big Dance” is an annual programme of events around the UK culminating in 35 separate dance groups performing simultaneously to produce a 40’ work in Trafalgar Square. These are amateur groups working alongside professional dancers from Wayne MacGregor’s own company – Random Dance. The BalletBoyz follow individual dancers from groups with different styles from salsa and hip hop to contemporary dance and ballet giving support and advice to the young dancers. Can Wayne really pull this mass movement dance event off?

019 Britten: The Final Chapter Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Crux Productions (UK) | Co-Production Company BBC4 (UK) | Producer John Bridcut | Duration 90’ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded UK, Venice (Italy), New York (USA) | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Argonon International (UK)

Play without words

Over the course of 25 years in theatre, Matthew Bourne has proven that he can put on widly successful dance shows that draw in the crowds, winning critical plaudits and numerous awards. He is a virtuoso storyteller who has taken traditional ballets and looked at them with new eyes. “Nutcracker”, “Cinderella”, “Swan Lake”, “The Car Man” are just some of them, and now he is creating a brand new choreography for “Sleeping Beauty”... This film follows the process – featuring stunning dance performances as well as interviews with Cameron Mackintosh, Nick Hytner and others. Matthew Bourne truly is “the world’s most successful choreographer” (The New Yorker).

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Notes On Ice

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Bramble Media (UK) | Co-Production Company Yoho Media (UK) | Producer Mark Whatmore, Mitch Turnbull, Bramble Media | Editor Mark Whatmore | Duration 25’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Geilo (Norway) | Musical Style Contemporary music | Composer Terje Isungset | Soloists Arve Henriksen, Hilmar Jensson, Leo Svensson, Lena Willemark | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Argonon International (UK)

Recording Ice Music © Mark Whatmore

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Argonon International | ARTE Deutschland | Twelve years ago, a jazz festival performance within a frozen waterfall led to a new and radical approach to percussionist Terje Isungset’s music – “The ice sounded so beautiful, I couldn’t go back”. Since then he discovered that not all ice can sing. The most resonant is wild ice from secret locations only known to Terje and his Ice Team. Even then, a mild winter can ruin the ice structure and leave wild ice silent. “Notes on Ice” has an ethereal beauty that matches the haunting sounds of Isungset’s music. The film follows preparations for the annual Ice Music Festival in northern Norway.

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024 A Day At The Salzburg Festival Status in progress | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany) | Producer Tobias Feilen, Christopher Janssen, Magdalena Herbst | Executive Producer Anca-Monica Pandelea | Duration 300’ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Salzburg (Austria) | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Leopard Films part of Argonon Group (UK) | Producer David Jeffcock | Executive Producer Fiona Morris | Director Ceska Eaton | Duration 90’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Leipzig, Eisenach, Ohrdruf, Luneberg, Arnstadt, Weimar (Germany) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Lynn Lugsden, Argonon International (UK)

Salzburg Panorama © Tourismus Salzburg

“A Day at the Salzburg Festival” is a multi-event live transmission from Salzburg Festival 2013. Like in 2012, the programme covers a wide range of performances that take place during the first days of the festival, ranging from concert to ballet and opera. Live performances are complemented with live interviews and with further festival coverage that also gives the audience an insight in rehearsals or other performances. The whole programme will be presented live on location. John Eliot Gardiner

In this 90-minute film for BBC2, John Eliot Gardiner will offer a fresh new perspective on the genius and character of Johann Sebastian Bach. The film will be structured around ten or twelve paradigmatic excerpts of music, some specially performed for us; and there will be encounters with perhaps six or seven interviewees, all from different disciplines. Gardiner will discuss how he and other musicians engage with the music; he will also visit all the key Bach locations. This is not only a physical journey in search of Bach, and the Lutheran culture in which he was steeped; but also a musical and intellectual one.

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ARTE Lounge

Status completed | Production Company studio.tv.film (Germany) | CoProduction Company ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany) | Producer Kathrin Sonderegger, Tobias Cassau | Executive Producer Norbert Busè | Director Axel Ludewig | Duration 65’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Kulturbrauerei Berlin (Germany), 22.09.2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

023 Wah Wah Girls Genre For the camera: Music video clip, on location | Status completed | Production Company Leopard Films (UK) | Executive Producer Fiona Morris | Director Caswell Coggins | Duration 5’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Brick Lane London (UK), 14.07.2012 | Musical Style Ethnic music | Dance Style Ethnic dance | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Argonon International (UK) The “Wah Wah Girls” project is a planned 2x60’-documentary with a 60-minute performance shot in London’s Brick Lane in the summer of 2012. This is a trailer for the series that will attempt to find the principle performers from the British-born generation of immigrant parents from India. The TV programme will find the dancers and take them to a performance on stage. Brick Lane in London is where Indian food and tradition is celebrated with food shops and clothes shops and the Indian community meets frequently there

ARTE Lounge: Yared Dibaba, Alice Tumler, Andreas Kern © Antja Dittmann

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“ARTE Lounge” is the late-night show for timeless good music and contemporary entertainment. Meet the stars of classical music, pop and rock in a personal and informal atmosphere! Urban club feel, good drinks, a communicative setting: classical music where and how you don’t expect it to be. This is precisely the starting point of the “ARTE Lounge”. Classical music is entertainment – vital, diverse, thrilling, surprising and modern. In the recent shows, artists like Midori, Sarah Chang, Lars Vogt, Lily & Mischa Maisky appeared in the “ARTE Lounge”. Presented by Yared Dibaba and Alice Tumler.

Elise 026 For Beethoven’s Bestseller Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Co-Production Company WDR (Germany), ARTE (France) | Duration 52’ | Production Year 2011 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Choreographer Martin Schläpfer established the Ballett am Rhein as one of the most thrilling spots for dance in Germany. The story of his success production „Forellenquintett“ is situated in a magic forest reminding of Shakespeare’s „A Midsummer Night’s Dream“. A mazy place where strange figures meet: lovers and friends, elves and goblins and, of course, the fisherman and his prey, the dazzling trout. „Forellenquintett“ is a playful and humoristic dance to the sounds of Schubert’s music (“The Trout Quintet”) in the atmosphere of a fairy tale and the joyful exuberance of a Viennese wine tavern. Never before Swiss choreographer Martin Schläpfer presented a work that is as light and cheerful as his „Forellenquintett“, an enormous success for both theatre audience and TV viewers.

Dance 028 Gauthier Poppea Genre Relay of: Dance, other | Status in progress | Production Company Parallax Raumprojektion (Germany) | Co-Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany) | Producer Dieter Schneider | Director Niko Vialkowitsch | Duration 78’ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Piece The Coronation of Poppea | Composers M. Donner, C. Monteverdi | Choreography by Christian Spuck | Dance Company Gauthier Dance (Germany) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Kit Armstrong plays “For Elise” © Dokfabrik Gmbh

It's one of the best-known pieces of music in the world. It's been used in scores for Hollywood films like «Rosemary's Baby» or «Inglourious Basterds». «For Elise» can be heard tinkling from music boxes, as a mobile ringtone and in telephone loops. The structural theme of the film, however, is provided by the various interpretations and explanations of the work delivered by internationally renowned pianists. With the help of expert opinions and archive film recordings, the documentary also is an attempt to figure out the origins of the success of «For Elise».

027 Forellenquintett Genre Relay of: Dance, other | Status completed | Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany) | Producer Wolfgang Horn, Dieter Schneider | Director Roger Bisson | Camera Klaus-Uwe Flade | Light Design Franz-Xaver Schaffer | Duration 51’ 09’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Theatre Duisburg (Germany) | Musical Style Classical music | Dance Style Modern dance | Piece The Trout Quintet | Composer Franz Schubert | Choreography by Martin Schläpfer | Dance Company Ballett am Rhein Düsseldorf-Duisburg | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

Gauthier Dance - Poppea // Poppea © Theaterhaus Stuttgart, Regina Brocke

3D-recording of the award-winning choreography “Poppea // Poppea” by Christian Spuck, artistic director of the Zurich Ballet. Inspired by Claudio Monteverdi's last opera “The Coronation of Poppea”, choreographer Christian Spuck focuses on the subversive and explosive nature of passion and power, of desire and depravity. The interaction between the dancers and their shifting relations according to emotional and political power make the borders between reality and fiction blur in the process of the piece. Set to a mix of Monteverdi's operatic score, specially composed music by Martin Donner and pop music, “Poppea // Poppea” also incorporates film and spoken text, providing the Gauthier Dance ensemble with an exciting playground for their talents.

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Martin Schläpfer: Forellenquintett © Gert Weigelt

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Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company SWR (Germany) | Co-Production Company ARTE (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Producer Karl Thumm, Jan Bremme | Director Nele Münchmeyer | Light Design Bernd Herr | Duration 139’ 17’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Festspielhaus Baden-Baden (Germany) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece L’Elisir d’Amore | Composer Gaetano Donizetti | Orchestra / Band Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble | Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado | Choir Balthasar-Neumann-Chor | Stage Director Rolando Villazón | Soloists Rolando Villazón, Regula Mühlemann, Miah Persson, Roman Trekel, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)


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Pavel Kolgatin, Jana Kurucová, Philippe Tondre, Fanny Clamagirand, Angela Brower, Pretty Yende, Regula Mühlemann, Sophie Pacini, Tine Thing Helseth, Valer Barna-Sabadus | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

L’Elisir D’Amore © Andrea Kremper

The Pfingstfestspiele Baden-Baden 2012 present Rolando Villazón as stage director and Nemorino! This news was enough to get all the tickets sold within a minimum of time. The Mexican tenor sings the leading role in Donzettis opera «L'elisir d'amore» and is also responsable for the stage directing. Villazón transfers the Italian opera to a spaghetti western film set back in the Hollywood of the 1940s. The scene reminds of a classical John Ford western. The opera singers act like stars of cinema's silent era: even Charles Chaplin and Buster Keaton are present on the opera stage...

Sounds 030 Sidewalk Street Musicians In Europe (WT) Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany) | Producer Paul Smaczny | Assoc. Producer Christopher Janssen | Director Günter Atteln | Camera Michael Boomers | Editor Steffen Herrmann | Author Anne-Kathrin Peitz | Duration 26’ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Other | Soloist Klaus der Geiger, ZAZ (tbc), Dub FX (tbc) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Rolando Villazón © Thomas Ernst

Rolando Villazón represents a completely new type of classical music star: likeable, emotional and sociable. It is these qualities that make him the ideal host of a show presenting young artists to a wide audience. In the relaxed workshop atmosphere of Berlin‘s “Kulturbrauerei“ (“Culture Brewery“), his four guests prove – as soloists or playing with the orchestra – that they are on the verge of a successful career. With his typical laid-back approach, Rolando Villazón prepares ground for the young musicians‘ great TV appearance.

032 The Secret Of The Violins (WT) Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company SMP Signed Media Produktion GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany) | Producer Jean-Alexander Ntivyihabwa | Assoc. Producer Christopher Janssen | Author Nicole Kraack | Duration 26’ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Soloist Daniel Hope | Source video/audio HD / Stereo A musical journey with Daniel Hope. The violins, violas and cellos manufactured by Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri can be worth up to several million dollars. No wonder they attract the most enigmatic personalities: Musicians, bewitched by their magical sound. Scientists, keen to unravel the secrets of their special ring. Billionaires willing to pay tremendous sums. Dealers and experts who greatly benefit from the myth attached to them. And numerous forgers, smugglers and crooks as well. Violinist Daniel Hope takes us on a thrilling and melodious journey discovering the secret of fine violins.

Klaus der Geiger © Schorle

You can find them standing in walkways, in front of bars or in the Paris metro, playing rock music, classical or Latin American rhythms on the world’s largest stage: the street. This series is dedicated to street musicians in Europe – “on the road” with artists of life, dropouts and virtuosos. Although we see them every day, playing through wind and rain for a couple of Euros on the guitar, violin or barrel organ, we are rarely aware of the stories they have gone through... In this series, we will experience unusual lifestyles while also discovering European cities and landscapes.

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Stars Of Tomorrow: Rolando Villazón Presents Young Musicians

Status completed | Production Company Salve TV (Germany) | CoProduction Company ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG, ARTE (Germany) | Producer Beatrix Conrad, Martin Schneider, Jörg Hitzemann | Director Elisabeth Malzer | Camera Tobias Albrecht, Maik Behres | Duration 43’ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Junge Sinfonie Berlin, sonic.art Saxophonquartett | Conductor Elias Grandy | Soloists Cristina-Antoaneta Pasaroiu, Adam Laloum, Kiwan Sim, Ella van Poucke, Caroline Goulding,

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Verdi Versus Wagner

Series Verdi versus Wagner (6 Units) | Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company makido Film (Austria) | Co-Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany) | Producer Martin Schneider, Golli Marboe, Anca-Monica Pandelea | Authors Pepe Pippig: Wagner and Verdi - The Revolutionaries; Christian Kugler: Wagner and Verdi seen scientifically; Werner Boote: Wagner, Verdi and the Women; Daniel Gerlach: Redeemer’s Redemption - Wagner’s Religion; Anna Schmidt: Tracing Verdi - Emilia Romagna, Home Country and Retreat; Thomas Macho: Wagner and Verdi through the Ages | Duration 30’ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo Ranging from a “secret service”-approach analyzing the two composers’ revolutionary potential to a high-tech-visualisation of the scientific essentials of their music, from a culinary journey through Verdi’s home country to the role of womenkind in both composers’ work and life or an intense look at the philosophical and religious aspects in Wagner’s oeuvre: the authors of these six films have found six very specific and individual approaches to the two great jubilarians. Rolando Villazón and Christian Thielemann will take sides and make their specific and very personal remarks on all the aspects of the “German” and the “Italian” artist.

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Antoine’s Four Seasons

Status completed | Production Company Camera Lucida Productions (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE France, France Télévisions (France) | Producer Jean-Stéphane Michaux | Director Philippe Béziat, Gordon | Duration 27’ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece The Four Seasons | Composer Antonio Vivaldi | Orchestra / Band Il Concerto Italiano (Italy) | Conductor Rinaldo Alessandrini | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Camera Lucida Productions (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France (France), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Director Andy Sommer | Duration 90’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Scala di Milano (Italy) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Giuseppe Verdi | Orchestra / Band La Scala Orchestra | Conductor Daniel Barenboim | Choir La Scala Chorus | Source video/audio HD / Stereo The opportunities to see Verdi’s Requiem on stage are numerous. However, Daniel Barenboim, conducting the Scala’s orchestra and choirs, offers one of the most passionate interpretations, sometimes mystical, even religious, and, other times, unbridled and operatic. Of course, this success owes a lot to the musicians and singers from Milano, who have this music in their roots. Anja Harteros (soprano), Elīna Garanča (mezzo-soprano), Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) and René Pape (bass) are the soloists in this production recorded at the end of August 2012 in view of the commemoration of Verdi’s bicentenary in 2013.

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Antoine is a little redheaded boy just like Antonio Vivaldi. For his 10th birthday, his grandfather offers him a book. But not just any book... On its cover appears Antoine’s name. It’s magical: it plays the “Four Seasons” music as he draws on it!

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Gustavo Dudamel Conducts Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No.3

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Camera Lucida Productions (France) | CoProduction Company ARTE France, Radio France (France) | Director Isabelle Soulard | Editor Martine Biri | Duration 43’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel - Paris (France) | Composer Johannes Brahms | Orchestra / Band Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France | Conductor Gustavo Dudamel | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Bloody Daughter

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Idéale Audience (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France (France), Intermezzo Films, TSR (Switzerland) | Assoc. Prod. Company Mezzo, France Télévisions (France), SF (Switzerland), SVT (Sweden), SBS (Australia), YLE (Finland), TVP (Poland), RTS (Slovenia), ERR (Estonia) | Producer Pierre-Olivier Bardet, Luc Peter | Director Stéphanie Argerich | Camera Luc Peter | Editor Vincent Pluss | Author Stéphanie Argerich | Duration 95’ 44’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Switzerland, Poland, Japan, Italy, France, UK | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

Gustavo Dudamel © Camera Lucida

In 2012, Gustavo Dudamel conducted the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in a complete cycle of Brahms symphonies at the Salle Pleyel in Paris. ARTE has chosen to record the Symphony No.3; the third movement of which – often used in feature films or adapted for songs – is known by everyone. And yet, Gustavo Dudamel brings some warmth and a new tone to this work. As if the young South American conductor was offering the Viennese master some of his youth and enthusiasm.

Martha Argerich © Idéale Audience

35-year-old apprentice filmmaker Stéphanie Argerich, the daughter of pianists Martha Argerich and Stephen Kovacevich, has made a moving film about her parents. This intimate portrait of two musical giants is filmed from the inside of a larger-than-life family, where gaiety and madness rub shoulders with the omnipresent music.

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038 Hellfest 2012 Genre Documentary: Music, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sombrero & Co (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France (France) | Producer Patrick Villeneuve, Eric Hallier | Director Gaetan Chataigner | Editor Fred Ricci | Duration 68’ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Other | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1


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Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company La Compagnie des Indes (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France (France), Eastman (Belgium), Le Festival d’Avignon (France) | Director Don Kent | Duration 102’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Festival d’Avignon (France) | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Eastman (Belgium) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Hellfest © Eric Bagnaro

Hellfest is an annual festival, which takes place in Clisson, France in mid-June. Billed as an “extreme music festival”, it is world-renowned for its programme. Notable artists have performed at the 2012 edition. The documentary includes live extracts and interviews from: Mötley Crüe, Slash, Machine Head, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Turbonegro, Dropkick Murphys, Sebastian Bach, Behemoth…

Salons De Musique, Opus 6: 039 Les Chilly Gonzales Invites Vincent Ségal To The Palais De Tokyo

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040 Opera Stories Series Ep 1 : Madam Butterfly / Ep 2 : Arabella / Ep 3 : The Clemence of Titus / Ep 4 : Carmen | Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Gédéon Programmes (France) | CoProduction Company ARTE France (France) | Director Nicolas Crapanne | Duration 104’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Paris (France), Munich (Germany), Vienna (Austria), Venice (Italy) | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Puz/zle © La Cie des Indes

In 2012, choreographer and dancer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui was invited by the Avignon Festival to present “Puz/zle”, a creation in which he explores the plurality of identities and cultures. The journey borrows from multiple traditions to result in a very personal and contemporary motion, supported by music which inspired the choreographer: the Corsican A Filetta, Lebanese singer Fadia el-Hage, Japanese flute and Kodo player Kazunari Abe.

Movie 042 Road A Portrait Of John Adams Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Ex Nihilo (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France, Calliope Media (France) | Producer Marie Balducchi | Director Mark Kidel | Editor Cyril Leuthy | Author Mark Kidel | Duration 56’ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Arabella © Gedeon Programmes

Follow some of the most famous opera singers, namely Roberto Alagna, Renée Fleming, Elīna Garanča and Beatrice Uria-Monzon, during their rehearsals of an opera. What happens backstage, on stage and in the orchestra pit? Viewers learn about the highlights and dramas of famous characters such as Madame Butterfly, Arabella, Titus, and Carmen. Each episode was shot in a different theatre – in Munich, Paris, Vienna and, last but not least, Venice. (4x26’)

John Adams © Ex Nihilo

John Adams is the most widely-performed living composer. Award-winning film maker Mark Kidel explores the influences that have shaped Adams’ unique music, from minimalism to jazz and from the Indian raga to the European classical tradition. An extraordinary portrait of an artist extraordinaire...

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043 Written On Skin Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Bel Air Media (France) | Co-Production Company Festival d’Aixen-Provence (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE France (France) | Director Corentin Leconte | Duration 102’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Festival d’Aix-en-Provence (France), 14.07.2012 | Composer George Benjamin | Orchestra / Band Mahler Chamber Orchestra | Conductor George Benjamin | Stage Director Katie Mitchell | Costumes Vicki Mortimer | Original Text Martin Crimp | Soloists Christopher Purves, Barbara Hannigan, Bejun Mehta | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

ARTHAUS MUSIK GMBH Cimarosa: 045 Domenico The Secret Marriage Series Deutsche Oper Berlin – 100 Years 1912 – 2012 | Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Co-Production Company Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Director Gustav Rudolf Sellner | Camera Sepp-Jürgen Braune, KlausJürgen Hintz, Peter Lipschitz, Jens Jüttner, Jürgen Will | Editor Hannelore Lipschitz | Duration 123’ | Production Year 1967 | Recorded Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece The Secret Marriage | Composer Domenico Cimarosa | Orchestra / Band Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Conductor Lorin Maazel | Stage Director Gustav Rudolf Sellner | Libretto Giovanni Bertati | Source video/audio DVD / Mono | Distribution homevideo, multimedia, DVD Arthaus Musik GmbH (Germany)

Written On Skin © Bel Air Media

Opera in three parts. «Written on Skin», based on an Occitan legend from the 12th century and performed under the cold gaze of 21st-century angels, explores the explosive consequences of self-discovery and the limitations of the power that one human being can exert on another. Commissioned by the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence and other co-producing opera houses, this world premiere was created by two of the most prominent artists of our time.

044 Yo Gee Ti Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company 24 Images | Co-Production Company Gie Grand Ouest Television, La Maison de la Danse de Lyon (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE France (France) | Producer Farid Rezkallah | Director Luc Riolon | Duration 69’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Biennale de la danse, Lyon (France) | Choreography by Mourad Merzouki | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV 24 Images

The Secret Marriage © Willy Saeger

Carolina, daughter of the rich merchant Geronimo, has secretly married Paolino, who is Geronimo’s bookkeeper. Geronimo wants to give away his older daughter, Elisetta. However, when the Count appears he immediately falls in love with Carolina. To complete the confusion, Geronimo’s sister, the widow Fidalma, falls head over heels in love with Paolino. Geronimo would not be against the Count marrying his younger daughter, but Elisetta insists on her rights as the older sister. Carolina and Paolino make the mistake of confiding in Fidalma, who now demands that Geronimo should send Carolina to a nunnery. The pair prepares to flee in the night, but Elisetta notices that there is a man in Carolina’s room and sounds the alarm. When Count Robinson emerges from his own room and not Carolina’s, everything gradually becomes clear. The Count agrees to marry Elisetta, and the opera ends in complete harmony.

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Yo Gee Ti © Michel Cavalca

For his new show, “Yo Gee Ti”, Mourad Merzouki unites French hip-hop dancers and contemporary dancers from Taiwan. The language barrier forces him to reflect in different ways, creating space for body language and movements shaped and moulded by different cultures as they enrich each other and combine.

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Series Deutsche Oper Berlin – 100 Years 1912 – 2012 | Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Co-Production Company Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Director Gustav Rudolf Sellner (Germany) | Camera Sepp-Jürgen Braune, Klaus-Jürgen Hintz, Peter Lipschitz, Helmut Hammerstingl, Jens Jüttner, Hans Knoll | Editor Hannelore Hintz | Duration 155’ | Production Year 1965 | Recorded Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Don Carlos | Composer Giuseppe Verdi | Orchestra / Band Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch | Chorus Master Walter Hagen-Groll | Stage Director Gustav Rudolf Sellner | Libretto Joseph Méry, Camille Du Locle | Soloist James King | Source video/audio DVD / Mono | Distribution homevideo, multimedia, DVD Arthaus Musik GmbH (Germany)


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Returning from war, Otello arrives at the shores of Cyprus where Jago is plotting revenge on him for having made Cassio captain rather than him. This results in Cassio being stripped of his rank, the first stage of Jago’s plan. When Desdemona loses her handkerchief, he conceives of a new way to implement his revenge. Fueling Otello’s jealousy, Jago plants the handkerchief on Cassio; with Otello observing in secret, this is all that is required to demonstrate Desdemona’s infidelity. When Otello loses his composure and spirals into a jealous rage, Jago triumphs. Otello murders Desdemona in the bed in which he thinks she has sinned. When the wicked plot is uncovered, Jago flees and Otello evades justice by committing suicide.

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Don Carlos © Deutsches Theatermuseum München, Archiv Heinz Köster

Don Carlos is pondering on a dilemma: he is in love with Elisabeth of France, but she has been married to his father. At a public celebration, a delegation led by Don Carlos asks for freedom for their people. The king refuses and Posa, Don Carlos friend, prevents him from killing his father, who, on top of that, finds a picture of Don Carlos in his wife’s jewel box. After Posa is shot, the king walks up to Don Carlos to give him his freedom, but he accuses him of being responsible for Posa’s death. Elisabeth wants to take leave of Don Carlos, but the king delivers his son into the hands of the Grand Inquisitor.

Series Deutsche Oper Berlin - 100 Years 1912 - 2012 | Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sender Freies Berlin (nowdays: rbb) (Germany) | Co-Production Company Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Director Gustav Rudolf Sellner | Camera Jupp Steiof, Hans Schwarz, Günter Hertel, Kurt Raczek, Horst Schenk, KlausJürgen Hintz, Peter Lipschitz, Karl-Ernst Holtfreter | Editor Liselotte Akin | Duration 124’ | Production Year 1963 | Recorded Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Fidelio | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Orchestra / Choir Deutsche Oper Berlin | Conductor Artur Rother | Chorus Master Walter Hagen-Groll | Stage Director Gustav Rudolf Sellner | Libretto Joseph Sonnleithner, Georg Friedrich Treitschke | Original Text Jean Nicolas Bouilly | Soloist Christa Ludwig | Source video/ audio DVD / Mono | Distribution homevideo, multimedia, DVD Arthaus Musik GmbH (Germany)

Verdi 047 Giuseppe Otello Series Deutsche Oper Berlin – 100 Years 1912 – 2012 | Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sender Freies Berlin (nowdays: rbb) (Germany) | Co-Production Company Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Director Korbinian Köberle | Camera Hugo Jehle, Jupp Steiof, Hans Schwarz, Michael Busse, Günter Hertel, Karl-Ernst Holtfreter | Editor Liselotte Akin | Duration 150’ | Production Year 1962 | Recorded Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Otello | Composer Giuseppe Verdi | Orchestra / Choir Deutsche Oper Berlin | Conductor Giuseppe Patané | Chorus Master Hans-Peter Lehmann | Libretto Arrigo Boito | Original Text William Shakespeare | Soloist Renata Tebaldi | Source video/audio DVD / Mono | Distribution homevideo, Distribution multimedia, Distribution DVD Arthaus Musik GmbH (Germany)

Fidelio © Georg Meyer-Hanno, Berlin - Wilmersdorf

Don Florestan has been arrested for revolutionary activities and has disappeared. His wife is searching for him, dressed as a man: Fidelio. Marzelline falls in love with “him”. The trouble gets even more severe as Pizarro has good reason to fear that his misdeeds may be discovered. He offers Rocco money to make him kill a certain prisoner, but the latter refuses. Rocco gives Leonore permission to let the prisoners out of their cells; but Florestan is not among them... Anyway, Pizarro has other concerns: the Minister has announced his arrival... In Florestan’s dreams, Leonore appears as an angel and indeed, as he falls asleep, Rocco and Leonore appear in his dungeon. Whoever this man might be: She decides to rescue him. Thus, when Pizarro, intent on murder, finally enters the scene, she intervenes. At the very same time, the Minster arrives...

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Otello © Deutsches Theatermuseum München, Archiv Heinz Köster

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Monarda Arts GmbH (Germany) | Co-Production Company rbb Fernsehen (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Arthaus Musik GmbH (Germany) | Producer Torsten Bönnhoff, Erwin Stürzer | Executive Producer Oliver Becker | Director Enrique Sánchez Lansch | Camera Michael Boomers, Sabelle Casez | Editor Silvia Krüger | Author Enrique Sánchez Lansch | Duration 90’ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded Germany | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV EuroArts Music GmbH (Germany) | Distribution homevideo, multimedia, DVD Arthaus Musik (Germany)

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Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau © Monarda Arts

In 2012, the Deutsche Oper Berlin celebrates it’s 100th birthday. The building, as we know it today, was opened in 1961, but already in 1912, a „Deutsches Opernhaus“ was inaugurated in the Bismarckstraße by Charlottenburg citizens who wanted to establish an alternative to the “Hofoper”, the Royal Opera House. The film is a portrayal of the many vivid facets of the different epochs of this Berlin institution, presented by artists and artisans whose biography is intertwined with the “Deutsche Oper”. Singers, conductors and directors of the past encounter present protagonists and artists but also people behind the scenes. Rare archive footage rounds off this fascinating documentary.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Don Giovanni

Series Deutsche Oper Berlin - 100 Years 1912 - 2012 | Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sender Freies Berlin (nowdays: rbb) (Germany) | Co-Production Company Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany) | Camera Hugo Jehle, Kurt Raczek, Jupp Steiof, Horst Schalla, Günter Hertel | Editor Liselotte Akin | Duration 176’ | Production Year 1961 | Recorded Deutsche Oper Berlin (Germany), 23.09.1961 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Don Giovanni | Composer W. A. Mozart | Orchestra / Choir Deutsche Oper Berlin | Conductor Ferenc Fricsay | Chorus Master Walter Hagen-Groll | Stage Director Carl Ebert | Libretto Lorenzo Da Ponte | Soloist Dietrich FischerDieskau | Source video/audio DVD / Mono | Distribution homevideo, multimedia, DVD Arthaus Musik GmbH (Germany)

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Barenboim Conducts Beethoven Symphonies 3 And 4

Series BBC Proms | Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company BBC Classical Music TV (UK) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Julie Heptonstall | Assoc. Producer Francesca Kemp | Director Oliver Macfarlane | Camera Vince Spooner | Light Design Bernie Davis | Duration 129’ 10’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royal Albert Hall London (UK), 21.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Beethoven Symphonies 3 and 4; Dialogue de l’ombre double | Composers L. v. Beethoven, P. Boulez | Orchestra / Band West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, IRCAM | Conductors Pierre Boulez, Daniel Barenboim | Soloist Jussef Eisa | Source video/audio DVD / Stereo

Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra © BBC

Don Giovanni © Heinz Köster

The first dead body crops up in the brief introduction... We already know that the Commendatore's murderer is Don Giovanni. Donna Elvira and Leporello recount his attempts to rid himself of failed amorous conquests. From Donna Anna and Don Ottavio we hear how he will do everything possible to preserve the appearance of being a man of honour. Zerlina and Masetto give us a double lesson, first on the relationship between power and sexual attraction, and then on the arrogance of power that seems to have no fear of prosecution. Don Giovanni escapes the turbulent confusion. He is finally called to account by a new and unexpected authority: at the cemetery, he seeks an encounter with the murdered Commendatore, who beckons to him from the world beyond. Don Giovanni stretches out his hand towards the ghostly Commendatore – and passes to the other side.

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The second BBC Proms concert in Daniel Barenboim’s complete survey of the Beethoven symphonies with the exhilarating young WestEastern Divan Orchestra. The high-spirited Symphony No.4 is paired with the monumental, mould-breaking Symphony No.3 – “Eroica”. The programme also includes a spectacular tour-de-force by Pierre Boulez, “Dialogue de l’ombre double”, performed by clarinettist Jussef Eisa, with live electronics from Boulez’s legendary music research centre, IRCAM.

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Haitink Conducts The Wiener Philharmoniker

Series BBC Proms | Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company BBC Classical Music TV (UK) | Co-Production Company Wiener Philharmoniker (Austria) | Producer Helen Mansfield, Julie Heptonstall | Executive Producer Oliver Macfarlane | Director Simon Broughton | Camera Vince Spooner | Light Design Bernie Davis | Duration 105’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royal Albert Hall London (UK), 07.09.2012 | Musical Style Classical mu-


BBC Classical Music Television & Performance | sic | Pieces Symphony No. 104 in D major, ‘London’ ; An Alpine Symphony | Composers J. Haydn, R. Strauss | Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker | Conductor Bernard Haitnik | Source video/audio DVD / Stereo

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Series BBC Proms | Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Producer Francesca Kemp | Executive Producer Oliver Macfarlane | Director Bridget Caldwell | Camera Vince Spooner | Light Design Bernie Davis | Duration 90’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royal Albert Hall, London (UK), 08.09.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces You’ll Never Walk Alone; Rule Britannia; Jerusalem; Pomp and Circumstance No. 1 | Source video/audio DVD / Stereo

Bernard Haitink Conducts Wiener Philharmoniker © BBC

One of the great orchestras of the world returns to the Proms – the Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by the legendary Bernard Haitink. Steeped in the history of the European orchestral tradition they present a concert featuring two giants of Western classical music. They open with Joseph Haydn’s 104th and final symphony, written while he was staying in London and at the height of his powers. Followed by the music of Richard Strauss, who in his “Alpine Symphony” portrays a day spent climbing a mountain, from the foreboding of night to the glorious vision from the summit. Introduced by Petroc Trelawney.

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John Wilson On Broadway

Series BBC Proms | Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company BBC Classical Music TV | Producer Francesca Kemp | Assoc. Producer John Williams | Executive Producer Oliver Macfarlane | Director Jonathan Haswell | Camera Vince Spooner | Duration 119’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royal Albert Hall, London (UK), 27.08.2012 | Musical Style Other | Pieces Songs from the musicals: Allegro; Camelot; Fiorello; Funny Face; Funny Girl; Guy& Dolls; Kiss Me Kate; Mack & Mable; Mame: On the Town; On Your Toes; Pajama Game; Porgy and Bess; Show Boat; South Pacific; The Boys from Syracuse; The Most Happy Fella; The Music Man | Composers R. Rogers, F. Lowe, J. Bock, G. Gershwin, J. Styne, F.Loesser, C. Porter, J. Herman, L. Bernstein, R. Adler, J. Ross, J. Kern, M. Wilson | Orchestra / Band The John Wilson Orchestra | Conductor John Wilson | Choir Maida Vale Singers | Soloists Sierra Boggess, Anna-Jane Casey, Rodney Earl Clarke, Elisabeth Llewellyn, Seth Macfarlane, Julian Ovenden | Source video/audio DVD / Stereo

Last Night of the Proms, Part Two © BBC

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, Katie Derham introduces the biggest classical music party and grand finale to the 2012 Proms. The soloists are Nicola Benedetti, one of Britain’s most popular and influential young violinists, and Maltese star tenor Joseph Calleja. Also on stage: the combined forces of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Chorus all under the baton of Jiří Bělohlávek. Audiences around the UK, in London’s Hyde Park, Glasgow, Caerphilly and Belfast join the singing of Richard Rodgers’ “You’ll never walk alone” along with the traditional Last Night anthems “Rule Britannia”, “Jerusalem” and “Pomp and Circumstance No.1.” For the first time also available in 3D.

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Maestro At The Opera Episode One

Series Maestro at the Opera | Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Producer Francesca Kemp, Dominic Best, Victoria Jones, Sam Grace | Executive Producer Cal Turner, Celina Parker | Director Sam Grace | Camera Joe Warburton | Editor Andy King-Dabbs | Light Design Bernie Davis | Duration 60’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royal Opera House, London locations, Purcell School, (UK) 18.03.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces O Mio Babbino Caro (Gianni Schicchi); Habanera (Carmen); Votre Toast (Carmen); Una Lagrima Furtiva (L’elisir d’amore) | Composers G. Bizet, G. Puccini, G. M. Donizetti | Orchestra / Band The Royal Opera House Orchestra | Conductors Sir Mark Elder, Sir Antonio Pappano, Michael Rosewell, Steve Higgins, Jessica Cottis, Paul McGrath | Soloists Daniel Grice, Justina Gringyte, Hyun Kim, Anita Watson, Dominic Seldis, Danielle de Niese | Source video/ audio DVD / Stereo | Distribution TV BBC Worldwide

John Wilson © BBC Chris Christodoulou

A celebration of the “Broadway Sound” with music from Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Frank Loesser and Leonard Bernstein performed by John Wilson. Returning to the Proms for a 4th season, he conducts his hand-picked, high-octane orchestra and a line-up of star soloists. With show-stopping numbers from “Show Boat”, “On Your Toes”, “Porgy and Bess” and “West Side Story”, this promises to be a night to remember. Presented by Katie Derham.

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A three-part series in which four well-known personalities compete to take on the prestigious task of conducting a full act of a legendary opera at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Actress Josie Lawrence, Oxford professor of mathematics Marcus du Sautoy, DJ Trevor Nelson and «Strictly Come Dancing» judge Craig Revel Horwood embark on a crash course in conducting opera. In a climax gala concert, the four students must each conduct an operatic aria in full, with the orchestra of the Royal Opera House deciding which conductor will leave the competition...

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Maestro At The Opera Episode Two

Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company BBC Classical Music TV (UK) | Producer Sam Grace, Francesca Kemp, Helen Mansfield, Victoria Jones, Amanda Murray | Executive Producer Celina Parker, Cal Turner | Director Sam Grace, Jonathan Haswell | Camera Joe Warburton | Editor Michael Harte, Nick Norton | Light Design Bernie Davis | Duration 59’ 55’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded London, 18.03.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces La Traviata; Die Fledermaus; Don Giovannni | Composers G. Verdi, J. Strauss, W. A. Mozart | Orchestra / Band Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Southbank Sinfonia | Conductors Sir Mark Elder, Mike Rosewell, Steve Higgins, Paul McGrath | Choir The Royal Opera House Chorus | Stage Director John Fulljames | Soloists Dominic Seldis, Danielle de Niese | Source video/audio DVD / Stereo | Distribution TV BBC Worldwide

Sir Mark Elder as Maestro Judge © BBC

Craig Revel Horwood © BBC

The final challenge is revealed to the would-be maestros – to conduct act II of Puccini's masterpiece «La Bohème». To prepare for this, the final two travel to the birthplace of opera – Italy. Then returning to the opera house, the two student conductors pick up their batons for what could be the last time, when Sir Mark Elder and the ROH orchestra decide who is deserving of a place on the podium to conduct the entire act on the main stage at Covent Garden. There can only be one winner; there can only be one «Maestro at the Opera»!

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Maestro Or Mephisto The Real Georg Solti

Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company BBC Classical Music TV BBC TV (UK) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Andy King-Dabbs | Executive Producer Peter Maniura | Director Andy King-Dabbs | Camera John Martin White, Luke Finn | Editor Anne Tillyer | Duration 58’ 38’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded UK and Italy, 20.05.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composers G.F. Handel, G. Mahler, F. Schubert, G. Verdi, R. Strauss, F. Lizst, R. Wagner, E. Elgar, B. Bartók, W.A. Mozart, G. Rossini, L.v. Beethoven | Orchestra / Band The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, The World Orchestra for Peace | Conductor Valery Gergiev | Soloists Angela Gheorghiu, Evelyn Glennie, Kiri Te Kanawa, Murray Perahia | Source video/audio DVD / Stereo | Distribution TV Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

In episode two, the three remaining students are introduced to the enormous challenge of conducting fully staged opera. After a period of rehearsal, each must conduct a famous scene with the Jette Parker Young Artists and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. In a climactic performance at the Linbury Theatre, Covent Garden, it is the members of the orchestra themselves who will ultimately decide which conductor must leave the competition.

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Maestro At The Opera Episode Three

Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company BBC Classical Music TV (UK) | Producer Francesca Kemp, Dominic Best, Sam Grace, Victoria Jones, Jackie Baker | Executive Producer Celina Parker | Director Dominic Best, Sam Grace, Jonathan Haswell | Camera Joe Warburton | Light Design Bernie Davis | Duration 59’ 18’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded London (UK) and Italy, 18.03.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece La Bohème | Composer Giuseppe Puccini | Orchestra / Band The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House , Chelsea Opera Group, Southbank Sinfonia | Conductors Sir Mark Elder, Semyon Bychkov, Mike Rosewell, Paul McGrath | Choir The Royal Opera House Chorus | Soloists Dominic Seldis, Danielle de Niese, Daniel Grice, Jihoon Kim, Pablo Bemsch, Susana Gaspar, Zhenshong Zhou, Luke Price, Madeleine Pierard, Donald Maxwell | Source video/audio DVD / Stereo | Distribution TV BBC Worldwide

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Sir Georg Solti - the incomparable © BBC

Georg Solti was one of the most charismatic and controversial conductors in the history of music. Loved and loathed in various degrees by the musicians and singers he worked with, Solti dominated classical music for nearly fifty years through a winning, if not always endearing, combination of ambition, technique, sheer bloody-mindedness and genius. This film re-examines the Solti legend and legacy, using rare archive footage and contemporary interviews with some of the biggest names in classical music. Narrated by James Naughtie.


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059 Tony Pappano’s Essential Tosca Series Tony Pappano’s Essential Tosca | Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Producer Dominic Best | Executive Producer Peter Maniura | Director Dominic Best | Camera Steve Plant | Editor Ged Murphy | Duration 59’ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded Royal Opera House London (UK), 30.11.2010 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Tosca | Composer Giacomo Puccini | Source video/audio DVD / Stereo | Distribution TV BBC Worldwide

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BBC WALES Proms 2012 061 BBC The Last Night Around The UK Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, on location | Status completed | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Producer Andrew Quick | Executive Producer Christina Macaulay | Duration 89’ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo Clemency Burton Hill presents highlights from The Last Night of the Proms 2012 celebrations around the UK. In Wales, set against the backdrop of Caerphilly Castle, featured performers include Elin Manahan Thomas, Wynne Evans and BBC Young Musician 2012, Laura van der Heijden. American tenor Noah Stewart entertains from the new quayside at the Titanic Visitor Centre in Belfast and from the City Halls in Glasgow, there are performances from pianist Joanna McGregor, soprano Carolyn Sampson and Tommy Smith on saxophone. In London’s Hyde Park, Kylie Minogue and tenor Alfie Boe provide added sparkle to the festivities, drawing this summer’s Proms season to a close.

Antonio Pappano © ROH / Clive Barda

Antonio Pappano takes an in-depth look at one of the most famous and dramatic of all operas – Puccini’s “Tosca”. This documentary features (and goes behind the scenes of) the recent production of “Tosca” at the Royal Opera House conducted by Pappano and starring some of the hottest names on the opera stage today – Angela Gheorghiu, Bryn Terfel and Jonas Kaufmann. Pappano examines the drama and musical language of “Tosca” and explores Puccini’s creative genius in producing one of the greatest of theatrical experiences. “Tosca” is a Roman Opera. Not only does the whole action take place in Rome, but the city itself is part of the opera’s very identity.

Young Musician 2012 062 BBC The Final Status completed | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Producer Ryan Minchin | Executive Producer Paul Bullock | Duration 120’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded UK | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

060 Wallace And Gromit At The Proms Series BBC Proms | Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company BBC Classical Music TV (UK) | Producer Helen Mansfield | Executive Producer Oliver Macfarlane | Director Helen Mansfield | Camera Graeme Carter | Light Design Bernie Davis | Duration 42’ 20’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royal Albert Hall, London (UK), 29.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Excerpts from Firebird Suite, Symphony No. 4; Clair de Lune; The Magic Flute Overture; Wing It | Composers I. Stravinsky, D. Shostakovich, C. Debussy, W.A. Mozart, G. Gershwin | Orchestra / Band Aurora Orchestra | Conductor Nicholas Collon | Soloist Tasmin Little | Source video/audio DVD / Stereo | Distribution TV BBC Worldwide Laura van der Heijden © BBC

BBC Young Musician 2012 reaches a thrilling crescendo, as the three gifted finalists make a bid to become the 18th winner of this coveted title. For the first time since 2006, the biennial event returns to The Sage Gateshead where the three finalists will perform a concerto of their choice with the Northern Sinfonia, under acclaimed conductor Kirill Karabits. Presenter Clemency Burton Hill introduces the competitors’ performances and documentary profiles. The competition’s last triumphant winner - pianist Lara Melda – will also be giving a guest performance at this Final. Expect tension, drama and some truly astonishing music-making... Wallace and Gromit at the Proms © BBC Chris Christodolou

Musical marvels from the Royal Albert Hall for the TV premiere of a new show – “Wallace and Gromit at the Proms”. There’s specially filmed new Wallace and Gromit animations featuring the dynamic duo’s backstage exploits as they prepare for the first performance of Wallace’s brand new work, “My Concerto in Ee Lad”. On stage are the Aurora Orchestra, violin soloist Tasmin Little with conductor and host Nicholas Collon performing some classical favourites.

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Choir Of The Year 2012

Status completed | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Producer Rhian Williams | Executive Producer Paul Bullock | Director Rhodri Huw | Duration 90’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royal Festival Hall, London (UK) | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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Choirs from all over the United Kingdom battle it out for the coveted title of Choir of the Year 2012. Six choirs have survived months of preliminary rounds to perform in the grand final at London’s Royal Festival Hall. Tim Rhys-Evans and Josie d’Arby bring you a showcase of talent from Britain’s best loved choral competition.

Fanny Waterman 064 Dame A Life In Music

Convention 066 Fairport 45th Anniversary Concert Status completed | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Executive Producer Gethin Scourfield | Director James Russell | Duration 59’ 26’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Union Chapel, London (UK) | Musical Style Contemporary music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Status completed | Producer Rhodri Huw | Executive Producer Paul Bullock | Duration 28’ 49’’ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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Dame Fanny Waterman © BBC

As a renowned teacher and founder and chair of the Leeds International Piano Competition, Dame Fanny Waterman is one of the most influential figures in British music. At the tender age of 92, she remains as energetic as ever, teaching children as young as six and in demand all over the world as a mentor and jury member. In this candid conversation with Petroc Trelawney, Waterman sheds light on her humble beginnings in Leeds as the daughter of a Russian émigré jeweller. Her life was transformed when she heard Rachmaninov perform at the Leeds Town Hall in the 1920s – and her love affair with the piano has lasted eight decades.

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David Bowie And The Story Of Ziggy Stardust

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Status completed | Producer James Hale | Executive Producer Paul Bullock | Duration 58’ 21’’ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

A concert to celebrate the 45th anniversary of folk rock outfit, Fairport Convention. Filmed in March 2012 at the Union Chapel in London, only a few miles away from the Fairport house in Muswell Hill where the band was formed during the summer of 1967. Today only Simon Nicol remains from the original line-up, but the wealth of incredible songs and arrangements left by former members, such as Sandy Denny and Richard Thompson, remains at the core of the bands live shows.

Convention 067 Fairport Who Knows Where The Time Goes Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Status completed | Producer Rhodri Huw | Executive Producer Paul Bullock, Gethin Scourfield | Duration 59’ 29’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded UK | Musical Style Contemporary music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo A documentary following English folk-rock pioneers Fairport Convention as they celebrate their 45th anniversary in 2012. Fairport’s iconic 1969 album “Liege and Lief” featured some of folk music’s biggest names – singer Sandy Denny, guitarist Richard Thompson and fiddler Dave Swarbrick – and was voted most influential folk album of all time. Today, having struggled for years with numerous line-up changes and shifting musical fashions, these ageing folk rockers host their annual festival in Cropredy, Oxfordshire in front of a passionate 20,000 crowd.

Campbell 068 Glen The Rhinestone Cowboy Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Status completed | Producer Steve Freer | Executive Producer Paul Bullock | Duration 59’ 22’’ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Bowie & Ronson © Mick Rock

“The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” is the most important album in the mind-blowing career of David Bowie. Released 40 years ago, it’s the record that set the mercurial musician on course to becoming one of the best-known pop stars on planet Earth. This documentary tells the story of how Bowie arrived at one of the most iconic creations in the history of pop music. The songs, the hair-styles, the fashion and the theatrical stage presentation that merged together to turn David Bowie into the biggest craze since The Beatles.

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BBC Wales | In 2011, Glen Campbell announced he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and that he would be bowing out with a final album and farewell tour across Britain and America. This new documentary tells Glen Campbell’s remarkable life story, from impoverished childhood in Arkansas through huge success – first as a guitarist and then as a singer – with great records like “Wichita Lineman” and “Rhinestone Cowboy”. With comments from friends and colleagues including songwriter Jimmy Webb and Mickey Dolenz of the Monkees, it’s a moving story of success, disgrace and redemption as rich as any of the storylines in Glen Campbell’s most famous songs.

International 069 Leeds Piano Competition 2012 Status completed | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Producer Chris Taylor | Executive Producer Paul Bullock | Director Rhodri Huw | Duration 59’ 17’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded UK | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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Today’s pop music – genre-crossing, gender-bending, racially mixed, visually stylish, and dominated by dance music with global appeal – is the world that Nile Rodgers helped create. Aside from his own band, Chic, he has worked with everyone from Diana Ross and Madonna to David Bowie and Duran Duran, transforming their music and selling millions of records. This documentary tells the remarkable story of Rodgers’ journey from an unstable and drug-addled home life to a life of hedonism. It’s a rich, warm tale of a fascinating life lived in the golden age of New York – and pop.

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Proms In The Park 2012

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Status completed | Producer Rhian Williams | Director R. Medwyn Hughes | Duration 28’ 34’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded UK | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Proms in the Park 2012 artists © BBC Frederico Colli © BBC

6 x 60 minutes / Prog 6: Suzy Klein presents the last of six programmes showcasing the best young pianists from around the world, as they reach the climactic final stages of “The Leeds”. Suzy looks back over five weeks of compelling performances from one of the strongest concerto finals in the competition’s history, before introducing the remaining competitor: 25-year-old American, Andrew Tyson. His choice of Rachmaninov’s achingly romantic, but technically demanding third piano concerto promises to bring the final to a triumphant conclusion. Competition founder, Dame Fanny Waterman makes the long-awaited announcement of this year’s first prize winner...

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Alex Jones and Tim Rhys-Evans host highlights from a magical evening of music from BBC Proms in the Park in Caerphilly, part of the traditional Last Night of the Proms celebrations. Join guest artists, tenor Andrew Staples, soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and winner of BBC Young Musician 2012, cellist Laura van der Heijden, the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales with conductor Tecwyn Evans for a night of spellbinding musical favourites.

072 Torchbearers A Valley’s Story Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Producer Andrew Tait | Executive Producer Paul Bullock | Duration 29’ / 27’ 53’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded South Africa, UK | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Production Company BBC Wales (UK) | Status completed | Producer Martyn Stevens | Executive Producer Paul Bullock | Duration 59’ 30’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded UK, USA, France | Musical Style Contemporary music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Torchbearers: A Valley’s Story

Nile Rodgers © BBC

2x30’: Putting on a show in the Wales Millennium Centre is challenging enough with professional performers, but Larry Allen is trying to do it with a cast of 200 young people from the South Wales valleys and South African townships. In episode one, the Valleys Kids go to Cape Town for the journey of their lives and Larry struggles to find his South African actors. In episode two, Larry has a lot of work on his hands before the play can open as he finally gets all his cast together for rehearsals – but tensions rise as the opening night looms large...

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David et Jonathas

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Bel Air Media with the participation of France Télévisions (France) | Co-Production Company Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Mezzo, Les Arts Florissants (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE France (France) | Producer François Duplat | Director Stéphane Metge | Duration 127’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Festival d’Aix-en-Provence (France), 11.07.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Verdi’s masterpiece, whose main themes include abandonment, passion, power, love for one’s parents and vengeance. The music is sometimes tender and sensuous, with exceptional energy and force, revealing daring and mastery in its orchestral and vocal language. This production marks the debut of Russian stage director Dmitri Tcherniakov at La Monnaie and the first Verdi interpretation by Marc Minkowski.

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Kodo The Drums Of Sado

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Bel Air Media (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France (France) | Producer François Duplat | Executive Producer Patricia Houtart | Director Don Kent | Duration 55‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

David and Jonathan © Bel Air Media

The Old Testament tells how the young David, victor over Goliath, calmed King Saul’s dreams with his psalms and how he developed a deep friendship with the King’s son. Inspired by this deep affection, Marc-Antoine Charpentier composed an opera for a boys’ school: “David et Jonathas”, a biblical tragedy which, beneath its edifying veneer, displays vibrant scenes that are as passionate as those of the great French lyric tragedy of the time. The opera freed the French composer from comparison with Lully, in whose shadow he remained while the latter was still alive. Since its premiere at the Louis-le-Grand Jesuit College in 1688 and its modern revival in 1981 at the Lyon Opera, “David et Jonathas” has been played in concert, recorded on a few occasions but rarely staged. William Christie conducted for the first time a staged version of Charpentier’s masterpiece at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence.

074 Il Trovatore Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Bel Air Media with the participation of France Télévisions (France) | Co-Production Company La Monnaie / De Munt (Belgium), Mezzo (France) | Producer François Duplat | Director Andy Sommer | Duration 142’ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Kodo © Kodo

The twenty drummers of the company Kodo currently are on tour in Europe and in the USA, each performance getting enthusiastic reviews... For the first time since its creation in 1970, Kodo has now accepted to take part in a major television documentary. Kodo drums are one of the most spectacular forms of expression in Japanese culture. Film director Don Kent provides an insight into the daily life of the future artists of Kodo on Sado Island during a severe apprenticeship of three years. Sado Island is a wonderful location where the students of Kodo live in an intimate harmony with nature. How to play drums, how to cook food, how to make a bowl, how to cut fish, how to grow rice, how to perform a tea ceremony. Studying at Kodo school is not only an artistic apprenticeship but also an apprenticeship of life and philosophy.

076 Le Nozze Di Figaro Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Bel Air Media with the participation of France Télévisions (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France (France), NHK (Japan), Festival d‘Aix-en-Provence (France) | Producer François Duplat | Director Andy Sommer | Duration 163‘ 13‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Festival d‘Aix-en-Provence (France), 12.07.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

The Troubadour © Bernd Uhlig

After the success of “Rigoletto”, Verdi called on librettist Salvadore Cammarano in 1851 for his new opera “Il Trovatore”, based on the eponymous play by Spanish playwright Antonio García Gutiérrez. Verdi takes us to 15th-century northern Spain to witness the tragic destiny of those under the control of the gypsy Azucena, who seeks to avenge the death of her mother. The first percussion notes are solemn, setting the tone for

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From early morning to twilight, a whirlwind of events takes place in Count Almaviva’s palace. We see Figaro, the valet, prepare his wedding to the chambermaid Susanna, the adolescent Cherubino chase women, the count re-establish his “right to the first night”, the countess lament her thwarted dreams of yesteryear and three plotters conspire in vain. And desire makes this crazy rondo turn. At the end of four fast-paced acts, which oscillate between farce and fits of blues, Figaro finally weds Susanna. Their adventures form the story for one of Mozart’s most exhilarating operas. A triumph of a dramma giocoso – that is to say the type of opera buffa which developed during the 18th century – “the marriage of Figaro” sticks to the subtitle of the play by Beaumarchais on which it is based: in its operatic form, “Le Nozze di Figaro” possesses the aweinspiring frenzy of a “crazy day”.

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And Yesterday Was Today

Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Bel Air Media with the participation of France Télévisions (France) | Co-Production Company Opernhaus Zürich AG (Switzerland), Mezzo (France), SRF (Switzerland), AMP (France) | Producer François Duplat | Director Andy Sommer | Duration 71‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opernhaus Zürich (Switzerland), 09.02.2012 | Source video/ audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Richard Wagner and the Alps © Patricia Houtart

This documentary is conceived as a musical adventure film. The 15 years spent by Richard Wagner in exile in Switzerland were crucial for his inspiration, his theoretical works and his personnal life. Antoine Wagner, the great-great-grandson of the composer, a 30-year-old photographer living in New-York, takes off to trace the footsteps of his ancestor in Zürich and Lucerne. He goes on the same expeditions to lakes, glaciers and high mountain slopes to give us the sensation of just how dangerous these expeditions were in Wagner’s time, and how inspiring they were for the work of this genius of musical theatre. Wagner’s operas are treated like characters in their own right. To enter into this more “romantic” dimension, Antoine Wagner calls on the Swiss orchestra conductor, Philippe Jordan, to reveal which musical passages are directly inspired by these places and ambiances.

079 Romeo And Juliet Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Bel Air Media with the participation of France Télévisions (France) | Co-Production Company Opéra national de Paris, Telmondis (France), 3 SAT (Germany) | Producer François Duplat, Antoine Perset | Director Vincent Bataillon | Duration 98‘ 29‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra de Paris (France), 15.05.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Magnificat © Ismael Lorenzo

A performance in which images, ideas and thoughts run together without any need of narration, without a pause and without any chance to applaud in between. Choreographer Heinz Spoerli is primarily concerned with the conditions and prerequisites of profound faith – which is frequently accompanied by rejection, ostracism, insecurity and isolation; but Heinz Spoerli is “a magician who uses sleight of hand to make us forget theoretical tedium. Thus, we experience 70 astonishing minutes in which dance and music fuse in a way that is only to be found in Zurich, since the death of Uwe Scholz” (Andrea Kachelrieß, Stuttgarter Nachrichten). The musical point of departure is Bach’s “Magnificat”, that is confronted with other works by the composer such as the Brandenburg Concerto No.3, the Solo Sonata for Violin in G minor or the aria, “Ich habe genug”.

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Richard Wagner And The Alps

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Bel Air Media (France) | Co-Production Company SRF, RTS, RSI (Switzerland), 3 SAT (Germany), Montagne TV (France) | Producer François Duplat | Executive Producer Patricia Houtart | Director Andy Sommer | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2013 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Romeo and Juliet © Laurent Philippe

The legend of the martyred lovers of Verona, immortalised by Shakespeare in the 16th century, is revisited for the Paris Opera Ballet by one of the key figures of contemporary dance, Sasha Waltz. Won over by the powerfully sombre romanticism of Berlioz’s dramatic symphony, the choreographer draws inspiration from the score to combine music, song and dance on the stage. She distances herself from all forms of narration to evoke the emotion inherent in this tragic love story. The ballet becomes timeless, exploring the relation of love and death, and the obstacles which, even today, continue to separate those who love each other. Nimble, elegant gestures accompany the fire and passion of the young lovers to their final resting place.

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080 Ariadne auf Naxos Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company ZDF / 3sat (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Festspielhaus BadenBaden (Germany) | Executive Producer Bernhard Fleischer | Director Brian Large | Camera Günter Euringer | Duration 125‘ 42‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Festspielhaus Baden-Baden (Germany), 25.02.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Ariadne auf Naxos | Composer Richard Strauss | Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Dresden (Germany) | Conductor Christian Thielemann | Stage Director Philippe Arlaud | Costumes Andrea Uhmann | Libretto Hugo von Hofmannsthal | Soloists Renée Fleming, Sophie Koch, Eike Wilm Schulte, Robert Dean Smith, Jane Archibald, Nikolay Borchev, Kenneth Roberson, Steven Humes, Kevin Conners, Christian Baumgärtel, René Kollo, Roman Grübner, David Jerusalem, Michael Ventow, Christina Landshamer, Rachel Frenkel, Lenneke Ruiten, Thom Christoph | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Journey of a Lifetime: Sir Georg Solti © Courtesy of Lady Valerie Solti

The present documentary traces the life and work of Sir Georg Solti on the 100th anniversary of his birth. We follow the Hungarian-Jewish conductor’s career: as Toscanini’s assistant at the Salzburg Festival, as music director in Munich and Frankfurt after the war, achieving worldwide fame with his legendary Wiener Philkarmoniker recording of Wagner’s „Ring“ cycle. It was as the long-serving music director of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra that Solti became an international star of classical music. One whose musical ardour and perfectionism as well as his 31 Grammys remain unsurpassed to this day.

082 La Fanciulla Del West

Renée Fleming, Ariadne auf Naxos © Andrea Kremper

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images (Austria), SVT (Sweden), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Director Hannes Rossacher | Camera Carl Plötzeneder | Duration 131‘ 35‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royal Swedish Opera House (Sweden), 07.01.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece The Girl of the West | Composer Giacomo Puccini | Orchestra / Choir Royal Opera Orchestra (Sweden) | Conductor Pier Giorgio Morandi | Chorus Master Bo Wannefors | Stage Director Christof Loy | Libretto Guelfo Civinini, Carlo Zangarini | Original Text David Belasco | Soloists Nina Stemme, John Lundgren, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Niklas Björling Rygert, Michael Schmidberger, Ola Eliasson, Karl Rombo, Gunnar Lundberg, Linus Börjesson, Conny Thimander, Magnus Kyhle, Kristian Flor, Ian Power, Alar Pintsaar, Agneta Lundgren, John Erik Eleby, Anton Eriksson, Jon Nilsson | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

The content of this ever-changing tragicomedy is perhaps even more refined than the matter of the „Rosenkavalier“ – In „Ariadne auf Naxos“ it becomes clear that Strauss was a philogynist. The soprano and alto roles are simply but magically combined. Strauss was the last of the great composers to let his singers sing in a completely relaxed manner. The direction of Philippe Arlaud is sure to be equally relaxed, wonderfully deepening the on-stage atmosphere with its lighting and colour effects. This 2012 Festspielhaus Baden-Baden production is conducted by Christian Thielemann and features Renée Fleming in her first stab at the title role.

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Journey Of A Lifetime Sir Georg Solti

Genre Documentary: Portrait, other | Status completed | Production Company Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images GmbH (Austria) | Co-Production Company BR Arte (Germany / France), ORF (Austria) | Director Georg Wübbolt | Camera Carl Plötzeneder, Lukas Allmaier | Editor Janine Dauterich (Germany) | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Chicago (USA), Budapest (Hungary), Munich, Frankfurt (Germany), Vienna (Austria), London (UK) et al. | Orchestras Wiener Philharmoniker, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Opera Orchestra Frankfurt , Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House | Conductors Sir Georg Solti, Valery Gergiev, Christoph von Dohnányi, Hans Drewanz | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment (Germany)

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Nina Stemme, The Girl of The Golden West © Alexander Kenney

The Stockholm „Fanciulla“ proved to be a roaring success. What makes this production stand out? It‘s Nina Stemme, Aleksandrs Antonenko, and John Lundgren! At the Royal Swedish Opera House, they bring to life Puccini‘s rarely-performed Western opera that takes place in a community – consisting almost entirely of men – where gold-diggers once dreamed of becoming rich and happy. The premiere performance of the opera took place in 1910, at the Metropolitan Opera. A gem to rediscover...


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Kavakos 083 Leonidas The Beethoven Violin Sonata Cycle Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company BR (Germany) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Producer Salzburg Festival (Austria) | Executive Producer Bernhard Fleischer | Director Sabine Scharnagl | Camera Christian Kurt Weiß | Light Design Günter Euringer | Duration 315‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Mozarteum, Salzburg (Austria) 25.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer L.v. Beethoven | Soloists Leonidas Kavakos, Enrico Pace | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Sonata for Piano and Violin No. 4 in A minor, No. 5 in F, Op. 24 – „Spring“ Sonata, No. 10 in G, Op. 96, No. 2 in A, Op. 12/2, No. 3 in E flat, op. 12/3, No. 6 in A, Op. 30/1, No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30/2, No. 1 in D, Op. 12/1, No. 8 in G, Op. 30/3, No. 9 in A, Op. 47 – „Kreutzer“ Sonata | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution DVD Decca Classics (UK)

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The Cuncordu de Orosei ensemble interprets with magnificence religious and profane polyphonies and offers an accurate image of the surprising musical pool of Sardinia. The singers‘ tradition is transmitted orally; none of them reads music or has a musical background. Against the backdrop of a storyline following the lives of the group members in the village of Orosei, the film captures the Cuncordu ensemble as they are joining world-renowned viola da gamba player, conductor and composer Vittorio Ghielmi (Il Giardino Armonico, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra), who has been on a lifelong quest to find and create authentic interpretations of early music. The “Cuncordus” will join Ghielmi and his ensemble “Il Suonar Parlante” to explore new terrain with ancient sounds.

Silk Road Ensemble 085 The With Yo-Yo Ma Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images GmbH (Austria) | Co-Production Company Sony Classical International (USA) | Director Morgan Neville | Camera Graham Willoughby | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Seji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood, Boston (USA), 22.06.2012 | Musical Style Non-western classical music | Orchestra / Band The Silk Road Ensemble | Soloist Yo-Yo Ma | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Leonidas Kavakos & Enrico Pace © Wolfgang Lienbacher

Leonidas Kavakos has established himself as a violinist and artist of rare quality, well-known for his virtuosity, superb musicianship and the integrity of his playing. Being a committed chamber musician and recitalist, Leonidas Kavakos performed the complete Beethoven Sonatas for Piano and Violin with acclaimed pianist Enrico Pace in three concerts at the 2012 Salzburg Festival. The performance of Kavakos and Pace, winner of the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition, has been praised as highly energetic and expressive and at the same time blazingly insightful.

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Roots Sardinian Chant Goes Baroque

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images (Austria) | Director Paul Fenkart | Duration 59‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Golfo di Orosei, Sardinia (Italy), 31.05.2012 | Composer various anonymous | Orchestras Cuncordu de Orosei, Il Suonar Parlante | Soloist Vittorio Ghielmi | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma © Magdalena Lepka

During the 2012 Tanglewood Festival in Boston, Yo-Yo Ma and the acclaimed Silk Road Ensemble perform works commissioned by the Silk Road Project along with traditional pieces from the Silk Road lands. The Silk Road Ensemble is a collective of musicians, composers and performing artists from more than 20 countries around the world. Sharing traditions from various cultures, the Ensemble develops and performs new music. Founded in 1998 by Yo-Yo Ma, the Silk Road Project‘s activities take inspiration from the historical Silk Road trading routes, employing the Silk Road as a modern metaphor for sharing and learning across cultures.

086 The Solti Centenary Concert

Cuncordu de Orosei, Masters of Polyphonic Singing from Sardinia © Leo Hanozet

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Charles Kaye, World Orchestra for Peace (UK) | Co-Production Company WDR (Germany), ARTE (Germany / France), BBC (UK), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Bernhard Fleischer | Director Peter Maniura | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Symphony Center, Chicago (USA), 21.10.2012 | Piece various | Composers W. A. Mozart, G. Mahler, B. Bartók, J. P. Sousa, G. Verdi, R. Strauss | Orchestra / Band The World Orchestra for Peace | Conductor Valery Gergiev | Soloists Angela Gheorghiu, René Pape, Tereza Gevorgyan, Matilda Paulsson, Roberto Gòmez-Ortiz, Ross Ramgobin, Cristian Macelaru | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

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Jonas Kaufmann in Ariadne from Salzburg Festival 2012 © Ruth Walz Angela Gheorghiu & Valerie Gergiev © Todd Rosenberg

Highly acclaimed soloists René Pape, Angela Gheorghiu and the Alumni of Solti Accademia and Solti Foundation were celebrating Solti’s 100th anniversary with music by Mozart, Mahler, Verdi, Strauss and Bartók. The host of the evening was Lady Valerie Solti. Valery Gergiev, the musical director of the World Orchestra of Peace conducted the memorial concert. The World Orchestra for Peace was founded in 1995 by Sir Georg Solti to reaffirm, in his words, “the unique strength of music as an ambassador for peace”. The musicians who make up the WOP are a selection of the finest players drawn from top international ensembles.

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“The vocals are pure gold”, wrote the Berliner Zeitung. Emily Magee masters the challenge of her complex character’s richly nuanced vocal lines, while Elena Moşuc as Zerbinetta produced her coloratura cascades with breathtaking ease, and Jonas Kaufmann received accolades from the critics for his role debut as the “best Bacchus ever” (Berliner Zeitung). Daniel Harding and the Wiener Philharmoniker provided the perfect basis for the adventure on stage.

Verdi – The Complete Operas 088 Tutto By Giuseppe Verdi Series Tutto Verdi | Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), Dynamic, Raitrade (Italy), Classica (Germany) | Co-Production Company ZDF/3sat (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Alto Adige Festival, Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma/Festival Verdi Parma, Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi Triest (Italy), Salzburg Festival (Austria) | Director Tiziano Mancini | Duration 3360’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Teatro Regio di Parma (Italy) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Giuseppe Verdi | Conductors Yuri Temirkanov, Daniele Callegari, Nicola Luisotti, Gianluigi Gelmetti | Stage Directors Pier ’Alli, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Daniele Abbado, Denis Krief | Soloists Daniela Dessì, Marcelo Alvarez, Leo Nucci, Nino Machaidze, Fiorenza Cedolins, Norma Fantini | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, Distribution, Distribution C Major Entertainment GmbH

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Salzburg Festival 2012: Ariadne auf Naxos (Version For The Salzburg Festival By Sven-Eric Bechtolf After The Original Version From 1912)

Series Salzburg Festival 2012 | Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), ORF/3sat (Austria) | Co-Production Company Wiener Philharmoniker, Salzburg Festival (Austria), Classica (Germany) | Duration 190‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Haus für Mozart, Salzburg (Austria), 05.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer R. Strauss | Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker (Austria) | Conductor Daniel Harding | Stage Director Sven-Eric Bechtolf | Libretto Hugo von Hofmannsthal | Soloist Emily Magee, Elena Moşuc, Jonas Kaufmann, Eva Liebau | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical C Major Entertainment GmbH

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Tutto Verdi - La Traviata © Roberto Ricci, Teatro Regio di Parma

On the occasion of Giuseppe Verdi’s 200th anniversary, Unitel – in collaboration with Teatro Regio di Parma, where most of the operas have been produced, as well as with RAI and further theatres and partners – presents the probably most ambitious project since „Mozart22“ at the Salzburg Festival: the audiovisual recording of all 26 Verdi operas and the Messa da Requiem! For the first time ever, Verdi’s complete operatic oeuvre – his labor of more than 50 years – is available in HD and with surround sound and displaying a musical quality and staging that made the critic of the respected German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung state: “This is how Verdi should be played!”


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Verdi 089 Tutto Verdis Backyard Series Tutto Verdi | Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Classica (Italy) | Assoc. Prod. Company Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma, Fondazione Piero Portaluppi (Italy) | Director Sergej Grguric | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV, theatrical, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH

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Festival 2012 091 Salzburg Ouverture Spirituelle

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Series Salzburg Festival 2012 | Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG, ZDF (Germany) | Co-Production Company ARTE (France), Classica (Germany), Salzburg Festival (Austria) | Director Felix Breisach | Duration 80‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salzburg Cathedral (Austria), 29.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Missa C major K. 262 “Missa longa“, Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento K. 243 | Composer W. A. Mozart | Orchestra / Band Concentus Musicus Wien (Austria) | Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt | Choir Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Austria) | Chorus Master Erwin Ortner | Soloists Sylvia Schwartz, Elisabeth von Magnus, Jeremy Ovenden, Florian Boesch | Source video/ audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, Distribution theatrical C Major Entertainment GmbH

Verdis Backyard, Veduta centrale della sala affollata © Roberto Ricci

The documentary introduces us to the beautiful “homeland” of Verdi, the region of Parma. From the little village called Le Roncole in the vicinity of Parma, where Verdi was born, to the estate close to Parma, to which Verdi – despite the great triumphs he celebrated in Milan, Venice, Naples and other major cities – always came back and were he spend the most time of his life. We get to know how Verdi “lives on” in the region and has even formed the area – from the everyday life of a simple peasant to the life of one of the biggest opera stars in the world – Leo Nucci, who is a regular guest at the Verdi Festival in Parma.

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Tutto Verdi Introductions To The Operas

Series Tutto Verdi | Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Classica (Italy) | Assoc. Prod. Company Fondazione Teatro Regio di Parma (Italy) | Assoc. Producer Fondazione Piero Portaluppi (Italy) | Duration 10‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV, theatrical, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH

Salzburg Festival 2012: Ouverture Spirituelle - Nikolaus Harnoncourt © Silvia Lelli

In the Ouverture Spirituelle, featuring sacred music within the Salzburg Festival, Nikolaus Harnoncourt places emphasis on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by choosing two seldom-heard works by the Salzburg-born composer. Together with the Arnold Schoenberg Choir and his Concentus Musicus Wien ensemble, the Mozart specialist conducts the „Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento“ K.243 and the Missa longa in C major K.262 in the unique venue of Salzburg Cathedral, a jewel of baroque architecture. These two highly expressive works, written by the virtuoso composer when he was merely twenty years old, were first performed in that very building.

Festival 2012 092 Salzburg Opening Concert Tutto Verdi - Introductions to the Operas - 26 x 10‘ © CLASSICA ITALIA

Available for each of the 26 „Tutto Verdi“ operas are short introductions with a length of ten minutes each, which not only give us the storyline of the respective opera work, point out the musical highlights and references, but also put the same into personal and historical context. Context like the death of his two children and his beloved wife within three consecutive years at a very young age, or the failure of opera premieres, such as the one of „La Traviata“ at La Fenice, and of course the struggle of Italy for independence and unification. For Verdi, who was a fervent patriot, this was a constant subject which he addressed in many of his operas.

Series Salzburg Festival 2012 | Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), ORF (Austria) | Co-Production Company Wiener Philharmoniker, Salzburg Festival, Classica (Austria) | Director Andreas Morell | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburg (Austria), 29.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composers I. Stravinsky, M. Mussorgsky, S. Prokofiev | Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker | Choir Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor | Chorus Master Ernst Raffelsberger | Soloist Sergei Semishkur | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, Distribution theatrical C Major Entertainment GmbH

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Valery Gergiev conducts the Opening Concert © Wolfgang Lienbacher

The vibrant heart of the Salzburg Festival, the Wiener Philharmoniker, under Russian conductor Valery Gergiev, presents an exclusively Russian programme; theme and content revolve around the most profound questions of human life.

Jansons Conducts 093 Mariss Richard Strauss Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Netherlands), Mezzo (France) | Executive Producer Castus (Netherlands) | Director Joost Honselaar | Duration 94‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Concertgebouw Amsterdam (Netherlands), 10.05.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zarathustra), Metamorphosen, Suite from ‚Der Rosekavalier‘ | Composer R. Strauss | Orchestra / Band Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Netherlands) | Conductor Mariss Jansons | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

A Chinese Night with Yuja Wang © Matthias Creutziger

Since 2008, the Staatskapelle Desden has invited thousands of visitors to take part in their summer open air concert series. The 2012 concert once again offers classical music fans the opportunity to enjoy a starstudded event. Born in 1987 in Beijing, Yuja Wangis is currently one of the most popular pianists and has performed with a number of cherished orchestras, e.g. the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, the Orchestre de Paris as well as with Berliner Philharmoniker. With her impressive performance of Sergei Prokofiev‘s Third Piano Concerto under Claudio Abbado at the Lucerne Festival 2009, she made sure that there is not only one Chinese piano genius ...

Lang Live In Berlin 095 Lang Featuring Herbie Hancock Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ZDF/ARTE (Germany), Telefonica (Spain) | Duration 96‘ / 82‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded O2 World Berlin (Germany), 15.06.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Piano Concerto No. 1 / Étude Op. 25, No. 1 A-flat major op. 25 / Tonight from ‘West Side Story’ / Marche militaire / Hungarian Dance No. 5 / Rhapsody in Blue / Prelude No. 1 / Reflections of the Moon on the Calm Lake / Happy Birthday | Composers F. Chopin, F. Schubert, J. Brahms, G. Gershwin, P.Tchaikovsky, Lu Wen Chen | Orchestra / Band Schleswig Holstein Music Festival Orchestra (Germany) | Conductor Jahja Ling | Source video/ audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Mariss Jansons conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra © Ronald Knapp

„Also sprach Zarathustra“. From the symphonic poems that brought Richard Strauss worldwide fame in the 1880s and 1890s and his florid operas from the first decade of the 20th century to the resigned metamorphoses in his final masterpieces after the Second World War: In this Mahler-free year of 2012, Mariss Jansons is now seizing the opportunity to pay tribute to the other big name from the orchestra’s early history. Also on the programme: Strauss‘ „Metamorphosen“ and the Suite from „Der Rosenkavalier“.

094 A Chinese Night Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ZDF/ARTE (Germany) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Executive Producer Dok-Haus (Germany) | Director Victor Grandits, Hanna Henigin | Duration 85‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Dresden (Germany), 07.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composers C. Gang, H. Zhanhao, N. Rimsky-Korsakov, S. Rachmaninoff, V. Horowitz, S. Prokofiev | Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Dresden | Soloists Mengla Huang, Yuja Wang | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV,Distribution theatrical C Major Entertainment GmbH

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Lang Lang and Herbie Hancock © Telefonica

To celebrate Lang Lang’s 30th birthday, „the hottest pianist on the classical music planet“ and iconic jazz pianist Herbie Hancock joined forces in an extraordinary performance at the famous O2 World in Berlin, Germany in June 2012. Lang Lang and Herbie Hancock performed a programme including Gershwin‘s „Rhapsody in Blue“ and Bernstein‘s „Tonight“ (from „West Side Story“) in arrangement for two pianos and orchestra plus arrangements of classical hits like Brahms’ „Hungarian Dance No.5“ and Schubert‘s „Marche millitaire“, for which Lang Lang and Hancock were joined by 50 children pianists.


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Ma 096 Yo-Yo The Goat Rodeo Sessions Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sony Music (USA) | Director Richard Gordon | Duration 56‘ | Production Year 2011 | Musical Style World music | Soloists Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Aoife O’Donovan | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

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098 Melody Gardot Plays Avo Session Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Avo Session Basel, SRF (Switzerland), C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany) | Director Roli Bärlocher | Duration 60‘ / 75‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Avo Session Basel (Switzerland), 27.10.2012 | Musical Style Other | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Melody Gardot © Dominik Pluess Yo-Yo Ma - The Goat Rodeo Sessions © Jeremy Cowart

„The Goat Rodeo Sessions“ is an ambitious and groundbreaking project that brings together four string virtuosos: world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile. While each artist is a prominent figure in his own music sphere, they have come together as a unified ensemble on a most remarkable and organic cross-genre project. The music, including two tracks with female vocalist Aoife O’Donovan, feels both new and familiar - it’s composed and improvised, uptown and down home, funky and pastoral and above all, uniquely American. A goat rodeo, according to Urban Dictionary, “is about the most polite term used by aviation people (and others in higher risk situations) to describe a scenario that required about 100 things to go right at once if you intend to walk away from it.”

097 Esperanza Spalding Plays Avo Session Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Avo Session Basel, SRF (Switzerland), C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany) | Director Roli Bärlocher | Duration 75‘ / 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Avo Session Basel (Switzerland), 07.11.2012 | Musical Style Jazz | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Melody Gardot's story is well-known: her severe, near-fatal accident, the unending hospital stays, the pain and rehab therapies, and the lasting physical damage and yet, what makes the biggest impression is Melody Gardot’s determination, dedication and tenacity. She is a young woman who gives everything she’s got to her art! Melody is blessed with great talent and a beautiful voice full of personality and charisma. She brings her stunning new album “The Absence” to the Avo Session Basle. In addition to songs from the album, that stormed the global charts in 14 territories, she presents some of her greatest hits at the Avo Session.

099 Khaled Plays Avo Session Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Avo Session Basel, SRF (Switzerland), C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany) | Director Roli Bärlocher | Duration 75‘ / 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Avo Session Basel (Switzerland), 30.10.2012 | Musical Style World music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Khaled plays Avo Session © free for promotion Esperanza Spalding © Dominik Pluess

«Esperanza» is the Spanish word for hope. Bassist, vocalist and composer Esperanza Spalding could not have been given a more fitting name at birth. She is blessed with uncanny instrumental chops and a multi-lingual voice that is part angel and part siren. In February 2011, Esperanza received one of the music industry’s most prestigious prizes, the Grammy for Best New Artist. Creating «jazz for the i-pod age», with style, fun and great precision, she delivers a modern, but never haphazardly mixed music cocktail. A night of sensational sounds to remember!

Raï is a folk music form in Algeria. The word means „opinion“ or „view“, a pointed message to the world. Khaled experienced the danger of spreading that message when the Islamists took over the country in 1986. He was forced to flee at the age of just 26. Khaled continued to develop his music in France. He became a superstar and an important symbol in his homeland, although he was forbidden to perform there. Khaled wants to entertain and to be popular. He says what he thinks and he plays raï the way he wants to, electronically, but also with traditional instruments, western and yet still Maghrebian, in different languages, but most of all: with a message that is loud and clear.

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Juanes Plays Avo Session

Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Avo Session Basel, SRF (Switzerland), C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany) | Director Roli Bärlocher | Duration 75‘ / 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Avo Session Basel (Switzerland), 31.10.2012 | Musical Style Other | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

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Milow Plays Avo Session

Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Avo Session Basel, SRF (Switzerland), C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany) | Director Roli Bärlocher | Duration 75‘ / 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Other | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Juanes © Dominik Pluess

Juanes melds elements of South American music with western pop with incredible ease. In 2006, Juanes played in small clubs. Two years later, 13,000 people came to his concert. But that was nothing. In his home country of Colombia, he was already performing for crowds of 150,000 fans. In 2009, he even performed for an audience of one million in Cuba. That may sound simple, but it goes deep. It is no wonder that Juanes has been honoured with 17 Grammys to date, for example for «Fijate Bien» as Best Rock Song. After a long break, the Latin star is finally back, and he does not want to play in the big stadiums as he was used to, but rather in the intimate hall of Avo Session, where he plays his new songs and old hits unplugged.

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The Cure At Hurricane Festival 2012

Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Nice Productions (Germany) | Co-Production Company FKP SCORPIO (Germany) | Producer Christine Stephan | Director Sven Offen, H.C. Vechty | Editor Nadine Meyer | Duration 50‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Scheeßel (Germany) | Musical Style Other | Orchestra / Band The Cure (UK) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Milow © Dominik Pluess

Belgian storyteller Milow has taken the public by storm, yet he remains down-to-earth. He captures the spirit of the time with fascinating lyrics and ever since he came out with an acoustic pop version of the club hit «Ayo Technology», the Belgian singer has been at home on the charts. Milow goes deep into the core of pop with his evocative, airy sounds. It seems that there is no better place to proof his unerring instinct for good pop than in the unique club-style atmosphere of Avo Session Basle.

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Katie Melua Plays Avo Session

Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Avo Session Basel, SRF (Switzerland), C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany) | Director Roli Bärlocher | Duration 75‘ / 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Avo Session Basel (Switzerland), 03.11.2012 | Musical Style Other | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Robert Smith - The Cure © WENN

The Hurricane Festival, founded in 1973, takes place annually in June, in a village near Bremen (Germany). The festival‘s line-up has included artists such as David Bowie, Pearl Jam, Three Doors Down and Faith No Moore. One of the highlights of the 2012 Hurricane Festival was the appearance of The Cure. Formed in 1976, the British band has experienced several line-up changes around front man, vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith. With their debut album “Three Imaginary Boys” (1979), along with several early singles, The Cure established itself as part of the post-punk and New Wave movements that had sprung up in the wake of the punk rock revolution in the UK. During the early 1980s, the band‘s increasingly dark and tormented music helped form the gothic rock genre...

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Singer-songwriter Katie Melua makes her second appearance at the Avo Session festival. She presents her new album «Secret Symphony». Spurred on by her earlier albums winning gold and platinum, this album has been at the top of the charts for many weeks. It shows that even superstars have hard times, like Katie Melua with her burnout. Her art made this crisis a source of creativity by turning it into a new quality of song. She mixes pop, jazz and folk intuitively and adeptly, her songs are heartfelt, natural and unpretentious. Pop and poetry don’t get any closer than this – as you will see at Avo Session Basle!


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The Best Of Wacken Festival 2012 Vol. 1 & 2

Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Nice Productions (Germany) | CoProduction Company ICS Festival Service GmbH (Germany) | Producer Christine Stephan | Director H.C. Vetchy, Sven Offen | Editor Nadine Meyer | Duration 60‘ / 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Wacken, Schleswig-Holstein (Germany) | Musical Style Other | Band Edguy, D.A.D., Hammerfall, Dimmu Borgir, Amon Amarth, Sepultura, Testament, Overkill, Ministry | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Dionne Warwick © Dominik Pluess

Dionne Warwick's vocal artistry reaches from her voluminous deep register to soft, fragile high notes, and she masters the entire range with almost unnerving ease. But more than just her strong, warm voice, Dionne’s magic is in the silky elegance and the secure delivery with which she tells a story. This is why she, composer Burt Bacharach and lyricist Hal David were able to become the pioneers of pop music that is now called “middle-of-the-road”, meaning pop that is grippingly simple, but never trite. Sixty of her hits made it into the American charts; and she has sold over 100 million albums worldwide. Numbers that speak for themselves...

105 Rod Stewart Plays Avo Session Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Avo Session Basel, SRF (Switzerland), C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany) | Director Roli Bärlocher | Duration 60‘ / 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Avo Session Basel (Switzerland), 14.11.2012 | Musical Style Other | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Wacken Open Air 2012 © Wacken Open Air

Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) is a summer open-air heavy metal music festival. It takes place annually in the small town of Wacken in SchleswigHolstein, in northern Germany. With 80,000 festival visitors and, including personnel, a total of roughly 86,000 attendees in 2012, it attracts all kinds of metal music and hard rock fans from around the world. The festival, first held in 1990 as a small event for local bands, has now become one of the biggest festivals worldwide... C Major Entertainment is proud to present the highlights of Wacken 2012 in two 60-minute „Best Of“ compilations.

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A Jewel Of The Baroque

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company BVA International (Czech Republic) | Co-Production Company Clasart Classic (Germany) | Producer Jiří Hubač | Director Ondřej Havelka | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Castle Theatre, Český Krumlov (Czech Republic) | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany) Rod Stewart plays Avo Session © free for promotion

Still young at 67, Rod Stewart could register his mellow, raspy voice, his hair colour, but also his trademark songs. With countless hits like „Sailing“, „Baby Jane“ or „Da Ya Think I’m Sexy“, the mega star has sold well over 150 million records. In 1999, he was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. He was operated and his legendary voice was damaged. Rod had to learn how to sing all over again and he proved that he had succeeded when he released his Great American Songbook album series, which established him as an extraordinary crooner. Today he is still a naughty boy – and „forever young“. And last year he became a father once again! For his concert in Basle, he brings along ballads for the ladies and cool riffs for the gents. Version 2 of the programme also includes some of Rod’s new Christmas tunes.

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As a companion piece to the recording of the historical reconstruction of the opera “Dove è amore è gelosia” by Giuseppe Scarlatti, this documentary gives a backstage look at the fascinating baroque technology of the castle theatre of Český Krumlov. As the exuberant castellan Pavel Slavko takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour amidst ropes, cranks and pulleys, we marvel at the wonders achieved with clever mechanisms and strong arms. Joining Slavko is stage director Ondřej Havelka, who explains how he sought to revive old theatrical customs. Conductor Vojtech Spurný reflects on musical matters and the performance of baroque comic opera in this wonderful jewel of a theatre.

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The Rhine Gold Das Rheingold

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company The Metropolitan Opera (USA) | Producer Peter Gelb | Director Gary Halvorson | Duration 165‘ | Production Year 2010 | Recorded The Metropolitan Opera, New York (USA), 09.10.2010 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Das Rheingold | Composer Richard Wagner | Orchestra / Band The Metropolitan Opera | Conductor James Levine | Stage Director Robert Lepage | Soloists Stephanie Blythe, Bryn Terfel, Gerhard Siegel, Eric Owens | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

This extraordinarily powerful work of theatre focuses on some of the “Ring’s” most interesting characters at decisive moments of their lives: Wotan, whose violation of his own laws has jeopardized the gods’ rule; his twin offspring, Siegmund and Sieglinde, who are meant to save the gods; and, above all, his heroic Valkyrie daughter Brünnhilde, who makes a fateful decision that shatters her world. Soprano Deborah Voigt sings the first Brünnhilde of her career; Bryn Terfel again is Wotan; Jonas Kaufmann and Eva-Maria Westbroek star as the twins, Siegmund and Sieglinde; and Stephanie Blythe sings Fricka.

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Faust

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company The Metropolitan Opera (USA) | Producer Peter Gelb | Director Barbara Willis Sweete | Duration 140‘ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded The Metropolitan Opera, New York (USA), 10.12.2011 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Faust | Composer Charles Gounod | Orchestra / Band The Metropolitan Opera | Conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin | Stage Director Des McAnuff | Soloists Marina Poplavskaya, Jonas Kaufmann, René Pape | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Marina Poplavskaya and Jonas Kaufmann © Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Bryn Terfel as Wotan © Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Conceived by Wagner as a prologue to the “Ring” cycle, “Das Rheingold” sets forth the dramatic issues that play out in the three subsequent operas. Gold from the depths of the Rhine River is stolen by the dwarf Alberich, who uses it to forge a ring that will give him unlimited power. The theft sets in motion a course of events that will eventually alter the order of the universe. Bryn Terfel as Wotan, lord of the gods, heads the cast.

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The Valkyrie Die Walküre

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company The Metropolitan Opera (USA) | Producer Peter Gelb | Director Gary Halvorson | Duration 237‘ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded The Metropolitan Opera, New York (USA), 14.05.2011 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Die Walküre | Composer Richard Wagner | Orchestra / Band The Metropolitan Opera | Conductor James Levine | Stage Director Robert Lepage | Soloists Deborah Voigt, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Jonas Kaufmann, Bryn Terfel | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Deborah Voigt as Brunnhilde © Brigitte Lacombe/Metropolitan Opera

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With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, René Pape as the devil, and Marina Poplavskaya as Marguerite, Gounod’s classic retelling of the Faust legend couldn’t be better served. Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff updates the story to the first half of the 20th century. His Faust is modelled on the real-life physicist Jacob Bronowski, who abandoned physics after the atom bomb was dropped over Hiroshima, and devoted himself from then on to humanism. Faust, the scientist and lover whose pact with the devil seems to lead to damnation, is redeemed in his final moments by his love for Marguerite.

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Franz Welser-Möst Conducts Bruckner‘s Symphony No.4

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Clasart Classic (Germany) | Co-Production Company ATV (Austria) | Producer Herbert G. Kloiber | Executive Producer Felix Breisach | Director Brian Large | Duration 65‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded St. Florian (Austria), 31.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major | Composer Anton Bruckner | Orchestra / Band The Cleveland Orchestra | Conductor Franz Welser-Möst | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

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When it comes to shaping a musical event for the ears and the eyes, the monumental majesty of Anton Bruckner’s symphonies and the exhilarating vibrancy of St. Florian’s monastery, where the composer’s body lays buried beneath the great organ, are a perfect match. Welser-Möst is an acknowledged Bruckner specialist who has developed a passion for the composer’s Fourth Symphony – labelled the “Romantic” by its creator – in its rarely played first edition (1888/89). More slender, dynamic and more finely shaded than the more common version, this score also is the more daring one, with its sharper contrasts and boldly exposed dissonances.

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Giulio Cesare In Egitto

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Clasart Classic (Germany), Bel Air Media (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France (France) | Producer Herbert G. Kloiber, Francois Duplat | Director Olivier Simonnet | Duration 244‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Haus für Mozart, Salzburg (Austria), 27.05.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Giulio Cesare in Egitto | Composer George Frideric Handel | Orchestra / Band Il Giardino Armonico | Conductor Giovanni Antonini | Stage Director Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier | Soloists Cecilia Bartoli, Anne Sofie von Otter, Andreas Scholl, Philippe Jaroussky, Christophe Dumaux | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Deborah Voigt and Jay Hunter Morris © Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

In Robert Lepage’s technologically advanced new staging of Wagner’s “Ring”, the cycle comes to a cataclysmic climax of betrayal and loss as focus shifts from the realm of the gods to the power and ambition of human beings. It is left to Brünnhilde, in the legendary „Immolation Scene“ that brings the cycle to a close, to restore balance to the world. Met principal conductor Fabio Luisi leads one of opera’s most thrilling dramas, which stars Deborah Voigt as Brünnhilde, the warrior-maiden-turnedmortal whose actions lead to global apocalypse. Jay Hunter Morris again sings the role of the doomed hero.

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Le Comte Ory

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Zurich Opera House (Switzerland), Clasart Classic (Germany) | Producer Alexander Pereira, Herbert G. Kloiber | Director Olivier Simonnet | Duration 145‘ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded Zurich Opera House (Switzerland) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Le Comte Ory | Composer Gioachino Rossini | Orchestra / Band Orchestra La Scintilla of the Zurich Opera House | Conductor Muhai Tang | Stage Director Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier | Soloists Cecilia Bartoli, Rebeca Olvera, Javier Camarena | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Cecilia Bartoli and Andreas Scholl © Hans Jörg Michel

In her debut as artistic director of the Salzburg Whitsun Festival, Cecilia Bartoli has not only taken on the demanding lead female role of Cleopatra, but has also surrounded herself with no fewer than four of the world’s best counter-tenors and one of the finest and noblest mezzo-sopranos of our time. The staging by the directorial team of Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier is packed with visuals that evoke Middle Eastern/North African trouble spots, while using lightness and fantasy to take the edge off any overly realistic brutality.

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Twilight Of The Gods Götterdämmerung

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company The Metropolitan Opera (USA) | Producer Peter Gelb | Director Gary Halvorson | Duration 305‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded The Metropolitan Opera, New York (USA), 11.02.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Götterdämmerung | Composer Richard Wagner | Orchestra / Band The Metropolitan Opera | Conductor Fabio Luisi | Stage Director Robert Lepage | Soloists Deborah Voigt, Waltraud Meier, Jay Hunter Morris | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Cecilia Bartoli as Comtesse Adèle © Jef Rabillon/Zurich Opera House

When Cecilia Bartoli makes her stage entrance in this production of Rossini’s “Le Comte Ory,” one can hardly believe that this prim and proper bourgeoise is really her. But when she starts singing, it is clear that we have the passionate powerhouse of bel canto before us. The title role, however, is that of Mexican tenor Javier Camarena, who stands out not only with his sensitive voice but also proving a witty stage presence. Set by stage directors Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier in the France of the 1960s, the production subtly delineates the underlying theme of sexual repression; but more than anything, it is pure, unadulterated fun.

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Mariss Jansons Conducts Beethoven‘s Symphonies

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany) | Co-Production Company Clasart Classic (Germany) | Duration 0‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Suntory Hall, Tokyo (Japan) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Symphonies No. 1-9 | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Orchestra / Band Symphonieorchester Bayerischer Rundfunk | Conductor Mariss Jansons | Soloists Christiane Karg, Mihoko Fujimura, Michael Schade, Michael Volle | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

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Mariss Jansons Conducts Janáček‘s Glagolitic Mass

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany) | Co-Production Company Clasart Classic (Germany) | Director Michael Beyer | Duration 43‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded KKL (Switzerland), Lucerne, 15.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Glagolitic Mass | Composer Leoš Janáček | Orchestra / Choir Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany) | Conductor Mariss Jansons | Chorus Master Peter Dijkstra | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra © Georg Anderhub/Lucerne Festival Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra © 2012/Bayerischer Rundfunk

Beethoven is one of the best-known composers in the modern world. Without any doubt, this is due to his ground-breaking symphonies. Each one unique, each one preparing the way for the next. As part of their Japan tour, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Mariss Jansons, “Conductor of the year 2011” (Opernwelt), performed all nine Symphonies in Tokyo’s Suntory Hall in November/December 2012.

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Mariss Jansons Conducts Brahms Symphony No.2

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany) | CoProduction Company Clasart Classic (Germany) | Director Michael Beyer | Duration 40‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded KKL, Lucerne (Switzerland), 15.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Symphony No. 2 in D major | Composer J. Brahms | Orchestra / Band Symphonieorchester Bayerischer Rundfunk | Conductor Mariss Jansons | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Masses are among the most beautiful works ever written for chorus and orchestra; one of the grandest, most moving, often gripping, and frequently heavenly, is a mass written in 1926 in a language last spoken about a thousand years ago: the „Glagolitic Mass“ by Leoš Janáček. Written for soloists, chorus, organ and orchestra, the composition gives the greatest prominence to the chorus while also containing impressive solos, especially for soprano and tenor. Completely unexpected is the startlingly wild and furious organ solo (Iveta Apkalna) that follows the Ordinary of the mass and precedes the final movement, curiously titled “Intrada,” or Introduction.

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Otello Ossia Il Moro Di Venezia

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Clasart Classic (Germany), Idéale Audience (France), Zurich Opera House (Switzerland) | Producer Alexander Pereira, Herbert G. Kloiber | Executive Producer Pierre-Olivier Bardet | Director Olivier Simonnet | Duration 155‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Zurich Opera House (Switzerland) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Otello ossia il moro di Venezia | Composer Gioachino Rossini | Orchestra / Band Orchestra La Scintilla of the Zurich Opera House | Conductor Muhai Tang | Stage Director Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier | Soloists Cecilia Bartoli, John Osborn, Edgardo Rocha, Javier Camarena | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Mariss Jansons © 2012/Bayerischer Rundfunk

A “star event” wrote The Guardian about this performance of Johannes Brahms’ Second Symphony at the prestigious Lucerne Easter Festival with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Mariss Jansons. Recalling that this orchestra is now “among the leading ensembles in the world”, The Guardian asserted that “their style is generous, warm and big-hearted, their relationship with Jansons one of mutual adoration.” The ease and grace of the work’s melodies, the elfin lightness of the Allegretto grazioso, and the almost unexpected exuberance of the finale contribute substantially to making this “the brightest and happiest of his four symphonies”. (Neue Zürcher Zeitung)

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Cecilia Bartoli and Javier Camarena © Hans Jörg Michel

Cecilia Bartoli has struck gold, once again, with a coloratura role that lets her showcase not only her virtuosity, but also her overwhelming gracefulness. As Desdemona in Rossini’s “Otello ossia il Moro di Venezia” (loosely based on Shakespeare), Bartoli injects this early Rossinian work with stage-dominating brio and verve. Supported by the three brilliant tenors John Osborn, Javier Camarena and Edgardo Rocha and an or-


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Siegfried

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company The Metropolitan Opera (USA) | Producer Peter Gelb | Director Gary Halvorson | Duration 279‘ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded The Metropolitan Opera, New York (USA), 05.11.2011 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Siegfried | Composer Richard Wagner | Orchestra / Band The Metropolitan Opera | Conductor Fabio Luisi | Stage Director Robert Lepage | Soloists Deborah Voigt, Jay Hunter Morris, Bryn Terfel | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Jay Hunter Morris as Siegfried © Ken Howard/Metropolitan Oper

The third installment of Robert Lepage’s visually stunning new staging of Wagner’s “Ring” cycle follows the adventures of opera’s ultimate hero, a valiant warrior who literally does not know the meaning of the word “fear”. Met principal conductor Fabio Luisi leads an all-star cast featuring Jay Hunter Morris in his first Met performances of the title role, one of the most challenging in the entire operatic canon. Deborah Voigt returns as the warrior maiden Brünnhilde, Bryn Terfel is the mysterious Wanderer, Patricia Bardon is the ancient earth goddess Erda, and Gerhard Siegel and Eric Owens are the nefarious brothers Mime and Alberich.

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“The Enchanted Island” is a world premiere opera that combines great music of the baroque era with an all-new, English-language story. The score brings together selections from more than 30 operas, cantatas, and oratorios by Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, and other masters of the baroque period. The story, by the English theater artist Jeremy Sams, compounds two of Shakespeare’s best-known plays in a lighthearted “mashup”. The four young lovers from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” find themselves shipwrecked on Prospero’s island from “The Tempest”, leading to a tortuous web of comic and dramatic romantic entanglements.

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Wagner‘s Dream

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company The Metropolitan Opera (USA) | Producer Peter Gelb | Director Susan Froemke | Duration 115‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded The Metropolitan Opera, New York (USA) | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Der Ring des Nibelungen © Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

The stakes could not be higher as visionary director Robert Lepage, the world’s greatest singers, and the Metropolitan Opera tackle Wagner’s “Ring” cycle. “Wagner’s Dream” takes you deep into the artistic and musical challenges of the epic work. Robert Lepage begins a five-year journey to create the most ambitious staging in Metropolitan Opera history, featuring a 90,000-pound set (“The Machine”). The film follows heroic singers from rehearsals to performance as they take on many of the most daunting roles in opera and chronicles the tremendous creativity behind this daring attempt to realize Wagner’s dream of a perfect “Ring”.

The Enchanted Island

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company The Metropolitan Opera (USA) | Producer Peter Gelb | Director Barbara Willis Sweete | Duration 196‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded The Metropolitan Opera, New York (USA), 21.01.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece The Enchanted Island | Composers G. F. Handel, A. Vivaldi, J.-Ph. Rameau | Orchestra / Band The Metropolitan Opera | Conductor William Christie | Stage Director Phelim McDermott | Soloists Joyce DiDonato, Danielle de Niese, David Daniels, Plácido Domingo | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany)

Joyce DiDonato as Sycorax © Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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Classic Arts Showcase

Series Classic Arts Showcase | Genre For the camera: Music video clip, Studio production | Status completed | Production Company Classic Arts Showcase | Executive Producer Jamie Rigler, 450 Affilated Stations in satellite footprint (USA) | Duration 480‘ / 480‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded worldwide, 01.01.2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo | Distribution TV PBS, Dish Network (Echo Star Satellite) (USA, Canada, Latin America)

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The most extensive broadcast of arts programming in the world, now available in 65 million TV households in North America, Canada, and Latin America. Internet platform to be launched worldwide in 2013 in high definition. An MTV-style continuous loop (8-hour playlist) of short videos in the seven lively arts: music, dance, drama, fine arts, animation, classic cinema, architecture. Non-commercial public service, non-profit broadcaster; content submissions by the major DVD labels, arts and performance groups, and individuals.

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Berlioz Requiem at Basilique Saint Denis © S. Chambert

Bach Concertos For One, Two, Three And Four Pianos

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Festival international de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron, Mirare (France), Sinfonia Varsovia (Poland) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director Corentin Leconte | Duration 139‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded 2012 International Piano Festival at La Roque d’Anthéron (France) | Musical Style Early music | Composer J.S. Bach | Orchestra / Band Sinfonia Varsovia | Conductor Arie van Beek | Piece various | Soloists Evgeni Koroliov, Stepan Simonian, Anna Vinnitskaya, Ljupka Hadžigeorgieva | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Evgeni Koroliov, Anna Vinnitskaya, Ljupka Hadžigeorgieva, Stepan Simonian (Pianos), Sinfonia Varsovia, Arie van Beek (conducting) © Leslie Verdet

Berlioz often has inspired British conductors, and especially the Francophile Sir John Eliot Gardiner. One more love story between a demanding, charismatic English maestro and a French romantic… Calling for three hundred musicians on stage, and written to commemorate the revolution of 1830, Berlioz’s Requiem is a tempestuous, colossal piece of work. Composed in space, the music feels three-dimensional, its vocal and orchestral masses unfolding in splendour when Gardiner, together with his famous Monteverdi Choir, the Chœur de Radio France and the Orchestre National de France, is sounding the spatial secrets of the Basilica of Saint-Denis. The apotheosis of a space odyssey for the Festival‘s grand finale.

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Bertrand Chamayou And Nicholas Angelich With Sinfonia Varsovia And Jacek Kaspszyk

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Festival international de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron, ARTE France (France), Sinfonia Varsovia (Poland), Mirare (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director François-René Martin | Duration 80‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded 2012 International Piano Festival at La Roque d’Anthéron (France) | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Sinfonia Varsovia | Conductor Jacek Kaspszyk | Composers F. Poulenc, G. Bizet, C. Saint-Saëns | Pieces Concerto for two pianos and orchestra in D minor; L’Arlésienne, Suite for orchestra No. 1; Concerto No. 5 for piano and orchestra in F major, Op.103 “The Egyptian” | Soloists Nicholas Angelich, Bertrand Chamayou, Nicholas Angelich | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Some of the greatest specialists of the Bach repertoire are performing nine of Bach‘s piano concertos. Evgeni Koroliov and his wife, Ljupka Hadžigeorgieva: In 1976, they began playing together as the Koroliov Duet, to much acclaim. In 2010, they released a record with works by Bach transposed for four hands by Evgeni Koroliov and György Kurtág. They are accompanied here by two stars of the rising generation of pianists: Anna Vinnitskaya, who was Koroliov‘s student (since 2002) at the Hamburg University of Music and Theatre (In October 2009, she was appointed professor of piano at the HfMT Hamburg herself); and Stepan Simonian, who recently recorded the Bach toccatas.

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Berlioz Requiem

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Festival Saint Denis, Mezzo, Radio France (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director François-René Martin | Duration 95‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Basilique Saint Denis (France) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Requiem (op. 5, Grande Messe des Morts) | Composer Hector Berlioz | Orchestra / Band Orchestre National de France | Conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Daniele Gatti | Choir Chœur de Radio France, Monteverdi Choir | Chorus Master Matthias Brauer | Soloist Michael Spyres | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Poorhouse Intl (UK)

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Bertrand Chamayou, Nicholas Angelich, Sinfonia Varsovia © Christophe Gremiot

At the Festival of La Roque d‘Anthéron 2012, Bertrand Chamayou and Nicholas Angelich tackle Francis Poulenc‘s Concerto for two pianos, accompanied by the Sinfonia Varsovia conducted by Jacek Kaspszyk. Afterwards, Nicholas Angelich performs Camille Saint-Saëns‘s Concerto No.5 for piano and orchestra, known as “The Egyptian”. In the intermezzo between the two concertos, the orchestra indulges in the perfumes of Provence: Georges Bizet‘s „L’Arlésienne“, Suite No.1 for orchestra.


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Carte Blanche To Jacques Rouvier

Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Festival international de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron, Mirare (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director François-René Martin | Duration 179‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded 2012 International Piano Festival at La Roque d’Anthéron (France) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece various | Composers J. Brahms, F. Chopin, F. Liszt, F. Schubert, A. Scriabin, M. Ravel, C. Debussy, F. Poulenc, L. Bernstein | Soloists Jacques Rouvier, Vahan Mardirossian, Anny Hwang, David Kadouch, Franck Braley, David Fray, Philippe Giusiano, Yukio Yokoyama, Sanja Bizjak, Lidija Bizjak | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Brahms’ Piano Concerto No.1 is closely tied to his friendship with the composer Robert Schumann. In 1853, Schumann had encouraged the young composer to try his hand at symphonic writing. His mentor‘s suicide attempt in 1854 urged Brahms to compose this concerto, but the work gained recognition only when it was performed by Schumann‘s widow Clara. The young Bulgarian pianist Plamena Mangova made a highly-praised recording of this concerto with the Belgian National Orchestra in 2010. Her interpretation with the Sinfonia Varsovia under the direction of Jacek Kaspszyk is eagerly awaited.

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Complete Piano Concertos By Brahms – Piano Concerto No.2 In B Flat Major, Op. 83

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Festival international de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron (France), Sinfonia Varsovia (Poland), Mirare (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron| Director François-René Martin | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded 2012 International Piano Festival at La Roque d’Anthéron (France) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Piano concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 | Composer Johannes Brahms | Orchestra / Band Sinfonia Varsovia | Conductor Jacek Kaspszyk | Soloist Adam Laloum | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Carte Blanche to Jacques Rouvier © Leslie Verdet

Giving carte blanche to Jacques Rouvier is a way of paying double homage to him; first as a pianist: he took first prize at the Paris Conservatoire in 1965, and has made at least thirty records including the complete piano works of Ravel and Debussy; and then to his role in ensuring the transmission of pianistic knowledge. Rouvier has been a professor at the Conservatoire since 1979 and has taught some of the greatest pianists of the present day: Cyprien Katsaris, Hélène Grimaud and David Kadouch, to name just three. Teaming up with some of his students, he presents his choice of music.

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Complete Piano Concertos By Brahms – Piano Concerto No.1 In D Minor, Op. 15

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Festival international de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron (France), Sinfonia Varsovia (Poland), Mirare (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director François-René Martin | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded 2012 International Piano Festival at La Roque d’Anthéron (France) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Piano concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15 | Composer Johannes Brahms | Orchestra / Band Sinfonia Varsovia | Conductor Jacek Kaspszyk | Soloist Plamena Mangova | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Plamena Mangova (Piano), Sinfonia Varsovia, Jacek Kaspszyk (Conductor) © Leslie Verdet

Adam Laloum, Sinfonia Varsovia, Jacek Kaspszyk © Leslie Verdet

While Brahms’ Piano Concerto No.1 was a work of his youth and not immediately successful, the second concerto was a work by a composer in his full maturity. Audiences took to it immediately. It is no more conventional than its predecessor and includes a defiant scherzo derived from the minuet. Last year, Adam Laloum issued „Brahms: Pièces pour Piano“. Although the disc does not include the Piano Concerto No.2, this young pianist from Toulouse demonstrates a highly sensitive understanding of the genius of Brahms; and there is no doubt: He is the perfect soloist for the piece...

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From Vienna To Broadway Christmas Gala With Orchestre National De France And Maîtrise De Radio France

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France, Radio France (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director Jean-Pierre Loisil | Duration 80‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Cirque d‘Hiver à Paris (France), 18.12.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre National de France | Conductor Sofi Jeannin | Choir Maîtrise de Radio France | Piece various | Composers D. Shostakovitch, D. Willcocks, A. Dvořák, E. Chabrier, L. Delibes, J. Strauss, M. Reger, G. Gershwin, E. Waldteufel, L. Bernstein, L. Anderson | Soloist Ida Falk Winland | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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Sofie Jeanin © Radio France / Christophe Abramowitz

„From Vienna to Broadway“ is the title of the Christmas gala of the Orchestre National de France. Featuring soprano Ida Falk Winland, Maîtrise de Radio France, the Orchestre National de France and conductor Sofi Jeannin.

Battista Pergolesi 130 Giovanni The Seven Last Words Of Christ On The Cross & Stabat Mater

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Festival de Beaune, Mezzo (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director Olivier Simonnet | Duration 120‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Beaune Festival, (France) 2012 | Musical Style Early music | Orchestra / Band Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin | Conductor René Jacobs | Piece The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross | Composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi | Soloists Konstantin Wolff, Julien Behr, Christophe Dumaux, Sophie Karthäuser | Piece Stabat Mater | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

René Jacobs © Philippe Matsas

„The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross“ is an oratorio for soprano, tenor, alto and bass, with a rich instrumental ensemble of strings, horns, trumpets, harp and timpani. Pergolesi uses the text to describe the suffering of Christ with all the drama and virtuosity of an opera. His famous „Stabat Mater“, depicting the suffering of Mary, mother of Christ, was a natural complement to „The Seven Last Words“. Pergolesi‘s achievement in this masterpiece of „invention, good taste and harmony“ is attested by the numerous imitations and adaptations it has given rise to, not least that of Bach in the motet „Tilge, Höchster, meine Sünden“.

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Jacky Terrasson Solo

Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Festival international de Piano de La Roque d’Anthéron, Universal Music France division Classics & Jazz, Mirare (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director François-René Martin | Duration 85‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded 2012 International Piano Festival At La Roque d’Anthéron (France) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Jacky Terrasson © Christophe Gremiot

Happiness flows from his fingers... Jacky Terrasson‘s exhilarating music unfailingly creates a sense of euphoria in the audience. His style is comparable to Bud Powell for its carefully controlled rapidity and to Ahmad Jamal for the phrasing and the knowledge of the great French composers, Fauré, Ravel, and Debussy. Terrasson has absorbed the invention and the musical palette of the greatest pianists of the past and the present to create his own style – subtle, new, poised, and constantly reinventing itself.

132 La Confidence Des Oiseaux Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Compagnie Le Guetteur, La Biennale de Lyon (France) | Executive Producer Laurent Preyale | Director Stéphane Lebard | Duration 55‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Biennale de la Danse 2012, Lyon (France) | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Piece La Confidence Des Oiseaux | Choreography by Luc Petton | Dance Company Compagnie Le Guetteur | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

Confidence Des Oiseaux © CLC Productions

„La Confidence des Oiseaux“ („A Confession of Birds“) is an unprecedented encounter between four dancers and thirty birds live on stage. Thanks to the extensive, careful work with bird trainers, the show brings together jays, starlings, magpies and crows who “dance” with the artists. An ode to the freedom and beauty of movement, Luc Petton‘s spectacular production makes a powerful statement focusing on the relationship between mankind and nature.

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Monteverdi The Complete Madrigals, Book III

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Cité de la musique, Les Arts Florissants (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director Isabelle Soulard | Duration 68‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Cité de la Musique (France) | Musical Style Early music | Piece Madrigals, Book III | Composer Claudio Monteverdi | Choir Les Arts Florissants | Chorus Master Paul Agnew | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo


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Paul Agnew © Denis Rouvre

This group of madrigal singers, brought together by Paul Agnew, tenor and guest conductor of the baroque ensemble Les Arts Florissants, proposes a wonderful vocal journey from the end of the Renaissance madrigal – born of the Franco-Flemish art – to the court ballets („Ballo dell’Ingrate“) and operatic scenes („Le Combat de Tancrède et Clorinde“). In terms of Monteverdi, half a century of experimentation, discoveries and masterpieces („Zefiro torna“ and „Lamento della ninfa“).

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Monteverdi The Complete Madrigals, Book IV

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Cité de la musique, Les Arts Florissants (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director Isabelle Soulard | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Cité de la Musique (France) | Musical Style Early music | Piece Madrigals, Book IV | Composer Claudio Monteverdi | Choir Les Arts Florissants | Chorus Master Paul Agnew | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

Paul Agnew © Denis Rouvre

Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset (Conductor) © Jacques Verrees

Tragédie Lyrique in a prologue and 5 acts created at the Academie Royale Versailles on 6 January 1683. The action is based on the mythological story of Phaëton, son of Apollo who, out of vanity, wanted to drive the sun-chariot instead of his father. It is one of Lully‘s most successful and also one of his most beautiful works, with splendid choruses and picturesque passages such as „Le Palais des Heures“. It can be read as an allegorical depiction of the punishment awaiting those who have the temerity to raise themselves as high as the sun (i.e. the Sun King, Louis XIV), and in particular as a reference to the fate of Louis XIV‘s intendant Nicolas Fouquet, whose extravagance at the Castle of Vaux le Vicomte led to his downfall.

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Rienzi

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director Denis Caïozzi | Duration 170‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse (France) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Rienzi | Composer Richard Wagner | Orchestra / Band Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse | Conductor Pinchas Steinberg | Choir Choeur de l‘Accademia Teatro alla Scala de Milan (Italy) | Chorus Master Alfonso Caiani | Stage Director Jorge Lavelli | Costumes Francesco Zito | Libretto Richard Wagner | Original Text Edward Bulwer Lytton | Soloists Torsten Kerl, Marika Schönberg, Richard Wiegold, Robert Bork, Marc Heller, Leonardo Neiva, Jennifer O’Loughlin, Daniela Sindram, Stefan Heidemann | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Poorhouse Intl (UK)

This group of madrigal singers, brought together by Paul Agnew, tenor and guest conductor of the baroque ensemble Les Arts Florissants, proposes a wonderful vocal journey from the end of the Renaissance madrigal – born of the Franco-Flemish art – to the court ballets („Ballo dell’Ingrate“) and operatic scenes („Le Combat de Tancrède et Clorinde“). In terms of Monteverdi, half a century of experimentation, discoveries and masterpieces („Zefiro torna“ and „Lamento della ninfa“).

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Phaëton

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Festival de Beaune, Mezzo, Les Talens Lyriques (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron (France) | Director Olivier Simonnet | Duration 150‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded 2012 Beaune Festival (France) | Musical Style Early music | Piece Phaëton | Composer Jean-Baptiste Lully | Orchestra / Band Les Talens Lyriques | Conductor Christophe Rousset | Choir Choeur de Namur | Libretto Philippe Quinault | Soloists Emiliano Gonzalez Toro, Gaëlle Arquez, Isabelle Druet, Ingrid Perruche, Andrew Foster-Williams, Frédéric Caton, Benoît Arnould, Cyril Auvity | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Marika Schönberg, Torsten Kerl © Tommaso Le Pera

Grand opera in 5 acts with a libretto written by the composer after the novel of the same name by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. It was first performed at the Hofoper in Dresden on 20 October 1842.

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Rite Of Spring Preceded By Tumulte & Pour Igor

Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Centre chorégraphique national de Grenoble, Jean-Claude Gallotta, Groupe Emile Dubois, Théâtre National de Chaillot (France) | Executive Producer Laurent Preyale | Director Jean-Marc Birraux | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Théâtre National de Chaillot, Paris (France) | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Composer Igor Stravinsky | Choreography by Jean-Claude Gallotta | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

Sokhiev Conducts The Orchest139 Tugan re National Du Capitole De Toulouse With Menahem Pressler

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director Jean-Pierre Loisil | Duration 85‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded La Halle aux Grains – Toulouse (France) | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse | Conductor Tugan Sokhiev | Piece Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major KV 453 | Composer W. A. Mozart | Soloist Menahem Pressler | Piece Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47 | Composer Dmitri Shostakovitch | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Rite Of Spring © CLC Productions

A twirling, spinning triple tribute to Igor Stravinsky by Jean-Claude Gallotta: a „Rite of Spring“ that is all ablaze, preceded by two short pieces, „Tumulte“ and „Pour Igor“.

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Terezín Music Lest We Forget

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director Franck Chaudemanche | Duration 85‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse | Conductor Joseph Swensen | Piece A Night‘s Dream, Overture, Op. 21 | Composer Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy | Piece Piano Concerto, Op. 25 French premiere | Composer Viktor Ullmann | Soloist Nathalia Romanenko | Piece Symphony No. 2 in C major, Op. 61 | Composer Robert Schumann | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse - Menahem Pressler - Tugan Sokhiev © CLC Productions

Menahem Pressler, a living legend of the piano, unassuming virtuoso and poet of the keyboard and much sought after as a teacher by musicians around the world, performes works by Mozart, one of his favourite composers, and by Shostakovich. The latter‘s Symphony No.5 is a powerful and energetic piece of music, over which there hangs a tragic and harrowing atmosphere. It expresses the turmoil experienced by Shostakovich after his denunciation by the Soviet regime.

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Twin Paradox

Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Wisdom Films, Centre chorégraphique national de Montpellier, Mezzo, Télé Locale Provence, TV Sud (France) | Executive Producer Laurent Preyale | Director Karim Zeriahen | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded 2012 Montpellier Danse Festival, Théâtre du Grammont (France) | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Choreography by Mathilde Monnier | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse / Joseph Swensen © CLC Productions

„Terezín, a former military fortress, sixty kilometres (37 miles) from Prague, was turned into a model prison camp by the Nazis. Most of the composers and musicians, who, unlike Arnold Schoenberg, had failed to escape to the USA or elsewhere, were interned there. The composers had to compose and the musicians had to play. It was the price for their survival. The Nazis invited music lovers to come in droves, as if this was just another performance at some such music festival... Every single one of the musicians died in Auschwitz.“ (Marek Halter)

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Twin paradox © CLC Productions

The stage is like a neutral space, a kind of home away from home, without any roots and generating its own coordinates beyond the geographical limits of the world and, more importantly, time. However, the stage is always there somewhere in real life, on the cusp of the real world, the rumor of this world, alongside history and all events...


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Venus And Adonis By John Blow Preceded By Ode To St. Cecilia

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company CLC Productions (France) | Co-Production Company Théâtre de Caen, Normandie TV (France) | Executive Producer Pierre Moitron | Director François-René Martin | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Théâtre de Caen (France) | Musical Style Early music | Piece Venus and Adonis | Orchestra / Band Les Musiciens du Paradis | Conductor Bertrand Cuiller | Choir Les Musiciens du Paradis, La Maîtrise de Caen | Stage Director Louise Moaty | Soloists Céline Scheen, Marc Mauillon, Grégoire Augustin | Piece The Ode to St Cecilia | Composer John Blow | Stage Director Louise Moaty | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Poorhouse Intl (UK)

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The closing concert of this year's Prague Spring Festival was held in the Smetana Hall of the Municipal House in Prague. The Prague Symphony Orchestra was conducted by Zdeněk Mácal. The soloist was violinist Pavel Šporcl. Their performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto in D major, op.35 turned out to be a full success.

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Smetana‘s Litomyšl 2012

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Duration 98‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Litomyšl (Czech Republic), 04.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Symphony No.8 G major | Orchestra / Band Prague Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Christopher Zimmerman | Piece Lingua angelorum | Soloist Thomas Hampson | Composer Antonín Dvořák | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Venus and Adonis © Philippe Delval

With „Venus and Adonis“, John Blow composed the first English opera. The work acted as a model for his pupil and friend Henry Purcell when the latter came to write his masterpiece, „Dido and Aeneas“. Blow‘s rare work is a jewel of refinement and an excellent introduction to Baroque opera. The recitatives, airs, choreographed pieces and choruses lead us, by way of a few mischievous detours, towards the tragic fate of Adonis and the grief of Venus. The Théâtre de Caen once again shows its confidence in Louise Moaty‘s young team (who gave us „Il Sant’Alessio“, „Cadmus et Hermione“, and „Rinaldo“), as well as the Musiciens du Paradis and the Maîtrise de Caen.

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Sylvie Bodorova and Thomas Hampson © CT

„Lingua angelorum“: The world premiere of the song cycle for solo voice and symphony orchestra on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the death of Rudolf II. The composition – set to Italian, Latin, Spanish, English, Yiddish, Hebrew, Czech and German texts – is dedicated to baritone Thomas Hampson, who sung the premiere.

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Vivaldianno MMXII

Series CT Live | Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Prague Karlin Theatre (Czech Republik), 14.06.2012 | Musical Style Other | Piece various | Composer A. Vivaldi, J. S. Bach, A. Piazzola, W. A. Mozart | Orchestra / Band Vivaldianno Orchestra (Czech Republic) | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Duration 79‘ 30‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Municipal House Prague (Czech Republic), 03.06.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Sinfonietta, Overture My Home op.62, Violin Concerto D major op.35 | Orchestra / Band Prague Symphony Orchestra | Composers L. Janáček, A. Dvořák, P.I.Tchajkovsky | Conductor Zdeněk Mácal | Soloist Pavel Šporcl | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Michal Dvořák and Jaroslav Svěcený © CT

Pavel Šporcl © Pavle Černá 2011

A few years ago, Michal Dvořák – keyboard player, composer and producer – and Jaroslav Svěcený – violin virtuoso – came together to prepare a project entitled „Vivaldianno“. Musically, it was based on „Antonio Vivaldi in a new coat“ – that is to say in new arrangements, with new instrumentation, the sound of rock and world music getting in on the adventure. The project turned out to be very successful and thus, they decided to go on and prepare „Vivaldianno MMXll“ with not only Vivaldi‘s music but also with works by Astor Piazzola, Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and others.

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I Fagiolini Music Of Celestial Spheres

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Producer Marie Kučerová | Director Libor Kodad (Czech Republic) | Camera Petr Vejslik | Duration 70‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Porta Coeli basilica in Tišnov (Czech Republic, 22.06.2012 | Piece medieval and renaissance vocal music | Composers W. Byrd, H. v. Bingen, J. des Préz, Don Fernando de las Infantas | Choir I Fagiolini | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

146 Made Of Brass, Iron And Steel Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Czech Television (Czech Republic) | Producer Marie Kučerová | Director Libor Kodad | Camera Jozef Halasz | Duration 76‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Brno, Wannieck Gallery (Czech Republik), 17.05.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Arthur Honegger | Orchestra / Band Brno Philharmonic | Conductor Aleksandar Markovic | Piece Pacific 231, Concerto for Saxophone Quartet | Composer Philip Glass | Piece Second Symphony | Composer Sergei Prokofiev | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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I Fagiolini © Jiri Slama

The British ensemble I Fagiolini, with its artistic director Robert Hollingworth, is one of the most renowned vocal ensembles focusing on Renaissance polyphony and early baroque. They brought an experimental programme – exploring hidden meanings in the ancient masterpieces by William Byrd, Orlando di Lasso, Josquin des Préz, Hildegard von Bingen and others – to the Porta Coeli basilica in Tišnov. Special structural means and unusual soundscapes create music of celestial spheres, as they were already known to the ancient Greeks, and in its pervasive harmony also close to the meditative mood of listeners of today...

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„Made of Brass, Iron and Steel“: In this programme, Aleksandar Markovic, chief conductor of the Brno Philharmonic, combines compositions by Sergei Prokofiev, Philip Glass and Arthur Honegger. The inspiration for this concert came from the environment of the former Vaòkovka factory in Brno – now called Wannieck Gallery, an industrial exhibition hall of modern art; and that‘s where the concert takes place... Like Honegger’s „Pacific 231“, a formidable musical portrait of a steam locomotive in motion, Prokofiev’s Second Symphony, which once shocked audiences with its cold and ruthless energy, is based on period fascination with industry and machines. The programme then lightens up in the machine-like minimalism of Glass’ Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra, another iconic piece of the 20th century.


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147 Marija Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Czech Television (Czech Republic) | Director Petr Vejslik | Camera Petr Vejslik | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded St. Catherine Church, South Moravia (Czech Republic), 28.09.2012 | Musical Style Jazz | Piece Moravian Advent and Christmas Songs | Composer Zuzana Lapèíková | Orchestra / Band Zuzana Lapèíková Quintet | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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149 Zuzana Lapèíková © Pavel Strazay

Far beyond the conventional, with their jazzy arrangements of ancient Advent songs from Moravia, the Zuzana Lapèíková Quintet breathes fresh air into the tradition of Christmas music. The repertoire ranges from the baroque hymnbook‘s artificial music to genuine, oral folk tradition in the spirit of Advent, quiet and contemplative... Thus we see and hear a veritable jazz quartet, combined with dulcimer and the typical drum set of the region and featuring Zuzana‘s beautiful voice – in the magical medieval chapel of St. Catherine.

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Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir A Big Reunion

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company ERR (Estonia) | Executive Producer Ruth Alaküla | Director Erle Veber | Camera Ergo Treier | Duration 57‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Rocca al Mare Open Air Museum, Tallinn (Estonia), 30.06.2012 | Musical Style Other | Piece various | Composer various | Conductors Tõnu Kaljuste, Paul Hillier, Daniel Reuss | Choir Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Young Musician Of The Year 2012

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Czech Television (Czech Republic) | Producer Marie Kučerová | Director Petr Stodulka | Camera Jan Knize | Duration 40‘ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Basson Concerto | Composer Carl Maria von Weber | Soloist Michaela Špaèková | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir © Kaupo Kikkas

30 years ago, a ground-breaking event in Estonian music history took place: the chamber choir Ellerhein, on the initiative of conductor Tõnu Kaljuste, became a professional choir. Today, EPCC is one of the bestknown choirs in the world. Tõnu Kaljuste‘s work was carried on by the British conductor Paul Hillier; and for the past five seasons Daniel Reuss has been artistic director and chief conductor of the EPCC. Several distinguished awards speak of the choir‘s achievements, including a Grammy Award for the CD ”Arvo Pärt. Da Pacem” (2007, conductor Paul Hillier). The musicians celebrated the jubilee season with a big reunion of all 200 singers who have been singing in the choir over the years.

Michaela Špaèková © Tomas Tichy

The speciality of the prestigious Eurovision Competition for Young Musicians lies in its media dimension. The competition is organized by European broadcasters associated in the EBU, that search for a national representative: In addition to technical and interpretative maturity, the ideal candidate must withstand the pressure of the media and also co-operate with them. The artist is then rewarded with a unique opportunity to compete with the European elite and, in case of advancing to the finals or even winning, the instant start of an international career. The Czech edition highlighted 18-year-old bassoonist Michaela Špaèková from Prague.

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Järvi Summer Festival And Paavo Järvi

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ERR (Estonia) | Executive Producer Ruth Alaküla | Director Ülle Õun, Erle Veber | Camera Andres Suurevälja | Duration 69‘ 38‘‘ / 51‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Pärnu Concert House (Estonia), 29.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Järvi Festival Orchestra | Conductor Paavo Järvi | Piece Wesendonck Lieder for soprano and orchestra | Composer Richard Wagner | Soloist Annely Peebo | Piece Symphony No. 36 „Linz Symphony“ KV425 | Composer W. A. Mozart | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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| ERR / Estonian Television | EuroArts Music International GmbH rope. Hortus Musicus has been studying and performing the European and world music from the 8th century to the 21st century. In their anniversary concert, they perform traditional oriental music. An intro (13‘) followed by the concert gives us insight into the musical world of the group. Artistic director Andres Mustonen and the members of the ensemble speak about their life and experiences in the „garden of music“.

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152 Paavo Järvi at Järvi Summer Festival © Taavi Kull

In summer 2012, in the Estonian Pärnu, the Järvi Festival Orchestra came together for the second time. Special guest musicians had been invited from the European top orchestras like the Berliner Philharmoniker and the Hague Residentie Orchestra to perform with the best Estonian musicians. The concertmaster of the orchestra was Florian Donderer from Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. All these extraordinary musicians came to Pärnu in the middle of summer to make music with conductor Paavo Järvi. Following the 18-minute documentary, the Järvi Festival Orchestra performs Richard Wagner‘s „Wesendonck Lieder“ for soprano and orchestra, with Annely Peebo (Volksoper Vienna), and Mozart‘s Symphony No.36 „Linz“ KV425.

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The 12 Cellists Of The Berliner Philharmoniker – Documentary

Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company Berlin Phil Media (Germany) | Co-Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH, Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker | Producer Katharina Bruner | Director Enrique Sánchez Lansch | Camera Henning Brümmer, Isabelle Casez | Editor Julia Oehring | Duration 59‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV, DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

The Voice of Love Hortus Musicus 40

Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ERR (Estonia) | Executive Producer Ruth Alaküla | Director Ülle Õun, Ruti Murusalu | Camera Meelis Kadastik | Duration 68‘ / 55‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Estonia Concert Hall (Estonia), 22.09.2012 | Musical Style Ethnic music | Piece various | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

The 12 Cellists Of The Berliner Philharmoniker © Stefan Roehl

Since 1972, the 12 Cellists of the Berliner Philharmoniker have been a prominent institution in international musical life. Whether they’re playing classical music, jazz, tango or avant-garde, listeners around the world are fascinated by the wide range of the unique and intoxicating timbres these twelve cellos can produce. Their mixture of seriousness and humor, of depth and lightness appeals to audiences of all ages. Among the contemporary composers who have written works especially for the “12” are Boris Blacher, Jean Françaix, Iannis Xenakis, Arvo Pärt, and Tan Dun. The documentary by Enrique Sánchez Lansch portrays the ensemble of the 12 Cellists, its history and its individual members. Also available: „The 12 Cellists: The 40th Anniversary Concert“.

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Hortus Musicus © Heikki Leis

In Autumn 1972, the early music ensemble Hortus Musicus – founded by a violin student of the Tallinn State Conservatory, Andres Mustonen – had its first concert in the canon tower Kiek in de Kök. Today, it is one of the oldest continuously active ensembles in Northern and Eastern Eu-

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Genre Relay of: Chamber music, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | CoProduction Company Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker, ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Arte (Germany) | Producer Grete Liffers, Christopher Janssen | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler, Jan Bremme | Director Michael Beyer | Camera Günter Euringer | Editor Cetin Tutak | Duration 105‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Berliner Philharmonie (Germany), 09.05.2012 | Orchestra / Band Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker | Piece various | Composers J. Klengel, J. Francaix, A. Piazzolla, M. Vandair, H. Bourtayre, G. Fauré, V. B. Scotto, M. Legrand, H. Hupfeld, C. Debussy, M. Ravel, E. Morricone, J. Tizol, D. Ellington, É. Piaf, W. Kaiser-Lindemann, T. Monk, The Beatles | Soloists Anette Dasch, Till Brönner | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)


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Nico And The Navigators Mahlermania (WT)

Genre Documentary: Dance, other | Status in progress | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH | Co-Production Company RBB | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE | Producer Grete Liffers, Dorothea Diekmann | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler | Director Susanna Böhm | Camera André Böhm | Duration 30‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Deutsche Oper Berlin / Tischlerei (Germany), 05.12.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV, DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

12 Cellists with Annette Dasch © Holger Kettner

Since 1972, the 12 Cellists of the Berliner Philharmoniker have been a prominent institution in the international music life. Whether they are playing classical music, jazz, tango or avant-garde, listeners around the world are invariably fascinated by the wide range of the unique and intoxicating timbres that these twelve cellos can produce. Their mixture of seriousness and humor, of depth and lightness, appeals to audiences of all ages. In this live recording from the Philharmonie Berlin, the 12 Cellists welcome Annette Dasch and Till Brönner. They perfom works by Piazzolla, Fauré, Legrand, Debussy, Ravel, Morricone, Ellington, to name only a few. Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker: Ludwig Quandt, Martin Löhr, Olaf Maninger, Richard Duven, Rachel Helleur, Christoph Igelbrink, Solène Kermarrec, Stephan Koncz, Martin Menking, David Riniker, Nikolaus Römisch, Dietmar Schwalke, Knut Weber. Also available: „The 12 Cellists“ Documentary

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Mahlermania Nico And The Navigators (WT)

Genre Relay of: Dance, on location | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Co-Production Company RBB (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (Germany)| Producer Grete Liffers, Dorothea Diekmann | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler | Director Susanna Böhm, Andreas Morell | Camera Henning Brümmer | Duration 100‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Deutsche Oper Berlin / Tischlerei (Germany), 05.12.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

Nico and the Navigators - Mahlermania © Dirk Bleicker

Nico and the Navigators – The manifestation of an unprecedented success story: from Berlin's Sophiensaele to Théâtre National de l’Opéra Comique and Deutsche Oper Berlin within ten years! Professional press and daily press agree: Nico and the Navigators, one of the most inventive theatre and dance companies, are becoming famous! The documentary accompanies the development of «Mahlermania» and shows the liaison between a public sector institution like Deutsche Oper Berlin and the independent theatre scene.

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Rolando Villazón‘s L‘Elisir D‘Amore In The Wild West

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH, SWR (Germany) | Producer Isabel Iturriagagoitia Bueno, Karl Thumm | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler | Director Friedemann Hottenbacher | Camera Jens Klinger | Editor Birgit Vogt | Author Friedemann Hottenbacher | Duration 28‘ 30‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Festspielhaus Baden-Baden (Germany), 30.04.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV, DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

Mahlermania - Nico and the Navigators © Thomas Aurin Rolando Villazón‘s L‘Elisir D‘Amore In The Wild West © Jens Klinger

A poetical and physical adventure: In their first production at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Nico and the Navigators tackle the cosmos of Mahler's songs distilling the songs' shifting of sense into the artistic idioms of the stage. Following the critical acclaim of their take on Handel's «Orlando» at Hallenser Festspiele and Rossini's «Petite messe solennelle», this Mahler project (featuring singers and musicians from Deutsche Oper Berlin) is not only the company's next excursion into music theatre but also the beginning of a close collaboration with the opera house. «Mahlermania» will be presented on the occasion of the inauguration of a new venue at the Deutsche Oper, the «Tischlerei» - dedicated to contemporary forms of music theatre.

The film will tell the story of this “story within a story” revealing the creative process of staging Donizettis „L‘elisir d‘amore“ at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden in April and May 2012. The film follows Rolando Villazón‘s directoral work: Rehearsals with singers and actors, his interplay with the young conductor Pablo Heras-Casado and the task of directing himself is what forms the core of the story in the end. What was the Mexican Rolando Villazón thinking of with this western-production? How does he manage the collaboration with fellow performers (Miah Persson, Roman Trekel, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo und Regula Mühlemann) who not only sing with, but are suddenly staged by him?

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Absolute Prokofiev I

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Co-Production Company Idéale Audience (France), Moscow Easter Festival (Russia), ARTE (France) | Producer Jan Bremme, Grete Liffers, Pierre-Martin Juban | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler | Director Sébastien Glas | Light Design Andrey Nicolay | Duration 72‘ 59‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory (Russia), 15.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band The Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Valery Gergiev | Composer Sergei Prokofiev | Pieces Symphony No.1 “Classical”, Op. 25; Piano Concerto No.1, Op. 10; Symphony No.5, Op. 100 | Soloist Daniil Trifonov | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Distribution DVD Mariinsky Label

Absolute Prokofiev © Alexander Shapunov, Moscow Easter Festival

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Absolute Prokofiev III

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Co-Production Company Idéale Audience (France), Moscow Easter Festival (Russia) | Producer Grete Liffers, Pierre-Martin Juban, Jan Bremme | Executive Producer Pierre-Olivier Bardet, Bernd Hellthaler | Director Isabelle Soulard | Light Design Jürgen Clemens | Duration 72‘ 02‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory (Russia), 24.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band The Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Valery Gergiev | Composer Sergei Prokofiev | Pieces Symphony No.4, Op. 47; Piano Concerto No.4, Op. 53; Piano Sonata No.7, Op. 83: III. Precipitato; Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (three excerpts) | Soloist Alexei Volodin | Source video/ audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Distribution DVD Mariinsky Label

Absolute Prokofiev © Alexander Shapunov, Moscow Easter Festival

The Easter Festival is an internationally renowned event among classical music lovers, traditionally opened in Moscow on Easter Sunday. Each year the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra and its musical director Valery Gergiev travel across Russia – for the past 10 years now! In 2012 the musical focus of this tour was on the seven symphonies by Sergei Prokofiev – a composer with whom Maestro Gergiev and the orchestra seem particularly in tune. Besides the symphonies, they are going to perform the piano concertos and Prokofiev’s two violin concertos. The recordings took place in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

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Absolute Prokofiev II

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Co-Production Company Idéale Audience (France), Moscow Easter Festival (Russia) | Producer Jan Bremme, Grete Liffers, Pierre-Martin Juban | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler, Pierre-Olivier Bardet | Director Sébastien Glas | Light Design Andrey Nicolay | Duration 103‘ 32‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory (Russia), 16.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band The Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Valery Gergiev | Composer Sergei Prokofiev | Pieces Symphony No.2, Op. 40; Piano Concerto No.2, Op. 16; Symphony No.3, Op. 44 | Soloist Aleksander Toradse | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Distribution DVD Mariinsky Label

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160 Absolute Prokofiev IV Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Co-Production Company Idéale Audience (France), Moscow Easter Festival (Russia) | Producer Grete Liffers, Jan Bremme, Pierre-Martin Juban | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler, Pierre-Olivier Bardet | Director Isabelle Soulard | Light Design Jürgen Clemens | Duration 97‘ 38‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory (Russia), 25.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Sergei Prokofiev | Orchestra / Band The Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Valery Gergiev | Pieces Symphony No.6, Op. 111; Piano Concerto No.5, Op. 55; Symphony No.7, Op. 131 | Soloist Sergei Babayan | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Distribution DVD Mariinsky Label


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C(H)ŒURS

Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany), Teatro Real Madrid (Spain) | Co-Production Company ZDF/3sat (Germany), TVE (Spain) | Producer Isabel Iturriagagoitia Bueno, Birgit Lorbeer-Claussen | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler, Angela Alvarez Rilla, Maria Kasten, Francisco Javier Gonzalez Fernandez | Director Andreas Morell | Camera Nyika Jancsó | Editor Alberto Pascual Otero | Author Alain Platel | Duration 107‘ 09‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Teatro Real Madrid (Spain), 17.03.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Distribution DVD Teatro Real Madrid (Spain)

C(h)œurs © Javier del Real

For years, the tension between the group and the individual has been the central theme in Platel’s performances. In C(H)ŒURS, so far his biggest project, he examines – together with the dancers of Les ballets C de la B and the Coro del Teatro Real de Madrid – how „dangerously beautiful“ a group can be. What is the relation between the progressive 19th-century nationalism of Verdi and Wagner and the increasing current tendency of nations to cut themselves off? Platel calls into question the emotions originated by the assemblage of individuals and groups, reflecting on the dynamic of collective movements in the public and individual dimension. A musical theatre featuring more than 80 singers, dancers and musicians. Concept, direction, and choreography: Alain Platel. Conductor: Marc Piollet. Choirmaster: Andrés Máspero. Dramatic advisor: Hildegard De Vuyst. Musical dramaturge: Jan Vandenhouwe. Additional music: Steven Prengels.

162 Europa Konzert 2012 From Vienna Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Co-Production Company RBB (Germany), NHK (Japan) | Producer Isabel Iturriagagoitia Bueno, Dorothea Diekmann, Masayuki Ikeno, Claudia Krüger | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler | Director Henning Kasten | Editor Robert Hentschel | Light Design Andreas Paeper | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Spanische Hofreitschule, Vienna (Austria), 01.05.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composers J. Brahms, J. Haydn, L. v. Beethoven| Orchestra / Band Berliner Philharmoniker | Conductor Gustavo Dudamel | Pieces Cello Concerto in C major; Variations on a Theme by Haydn in B flat major, Op.56 a; Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op.67 | Soloist Gautier Capuçon | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Europa Konzert 2012 from Vienna © Georg Bodenstein

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Every year the Berliner Philharmoniker commemorate their founding in 1883 with the European Concert at a venue of cultural importance in a different European city. In 2012, the Berliner Philharmoniker, under the baton of internationally acclaimed conductor Gustavo Dudamel, welcomed one of the world‘s leading young cellists, Gautier Capuçon. The 22nd European Concert took place at the magnificent building of the Spanische Hofreitschule in Vienna. The Spanish Riding School, a significant part of Austria’s cultural heritage, is not only the oldest riding academy in the world, but also the only one where the high school of classical horsemanship has been cherished and maintained for over 430 years.

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Gala From Berlin 2012

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany) | Co-Production Company RBB (Germany) | Producer Grete Liffers, Claudia Krüger, Dorothea Diekmann | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler | Director Henning Kasten | Editor Robert Hentschel | Light Design Andreas Paeper | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Philharmonie Berlin (Germany), 31.12.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composers A. Dvořák, J.-Ph. Rameau, C. Saint-Saëns, J. N. Hummel, M. Ravel, J. Brahms, G. F. Handel | Orchestra / Band Berliner Philharmoniker | Conductor Sir Simon Rattle | Pieces Slavonic Dance No. 1, Op.46; 3 Dances from Les Boréades; Danse macabre, Op.40; Air à la tirolienne avec variations, Op.118; Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2; Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor ; A selection of three Arias: Teseo. Ah che sol...M‘adoro l‘idol mio Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno. Lascia la spina Amadigi. Mi deride... Destero | Soloist Cecilia Bartoli | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Gala from Berlin 2012 © Holger Kettner

On New Year’s Eve, the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle join forces with Cecilia Bartoli, who will grace their annual concert at the Philharmonie performing a selection of arias from her extraordinary repertoire. The programme will also feature an assortment of symphonic dances framed by works by Brahms and Dvořák, who used to combine characteristics of their own idioms with Slavonic and Hungarian folk music. Cecilia Bartoli, whose long list of awards includes five Grammy Awards, has focused her artistic quest on both the baroque period and the era of Italian romanticism and bel canto. Currently, she is touring her new album „Mission“, featuring counter-tenor star Philippe Jaroussky.

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Nobuyuki Tsujii At White Nights

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, on location | Status completed | Production Company EuroArts Music International GmbH | CoProduction Company State Academic Mariinsky Theatre (Russia), Avex Classics International INC. (Japan) | Producer Grete Liffers | Executive Producer Bernd Hellthaler, Maryam Nikbin, Hiroyuki Nakashima | Director Alexander Radulescu | Camera Nyika Janscó | Editor Julia Karg | Duration 102‘ 13‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall (Russia), 08.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra | Conductor Valery Gergiev | Composers P.Tchaikovsky, S. Rachmaninov, N. Tsujii, D. Shostakovich | Pieces Prelude in G sharp minor, Op. 32, No. 12; Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23; Elegy for the victims of the earthquake and Tsunami

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of March 11, 2011; November from The Seasons, Op. 37a; Symphony No 14, Op. 135 | Soloists Olga Sergeyeva, Nobuyuki Tsujii, Yuri Vorobiev | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

Nobuyuki Tsujii © Valentin Baranovsky

„There are no barriers in the field of music.“ For the first time, the blind pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii plays together with Maestro Valerie Gergiev. Together with the Marinsky Orchestra, they perform Tchaikovsky‘s Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, op.23 and Shostakovich‘s Symphony No.14 in eleven movements for soprano, bass, string orchestra and percussion, op.135.

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The Italian Character The Orchestra Dell‘Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Alpenway Media Production GmbH (Germany) | Producer Alessandro Melazzini | Director Angelo Bozzolini | Camera Lorenzo Scurati | Editor Paolo Turla | Author Angelo Bozzolini | Duration 110‘ / 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Orchestra / Band Orchestra dell‘Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia | Conductor Sir Antonio Pappano | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

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The Note

Genre Documentary: Portrait, on location | Status completed | Producer Felix Dektor, Oleg Dorman | Director Oleg Dorman | Camera Oleg Dorman | Duration 89‘ 42‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Switzerland, 01.11.2010 | Conductor Rudolf Barshai | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV, theatrical, DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

The Note © Felix Dektor and Oleg Dorman

Rudolf Barshai, one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century, founded the Moscow Chamber Orchestra in the late 1950s. It took the world by storm! Among the orchestra‘s collaborators were Sviatoslav Richter, David Oistrakh, Emil Gilels, Yehudi Menuhin. In 1977, at the peak of his career, Barshai emigrated to the West and led orchestras in Israel, Britain, Canada, France, Switzerland, and Japan. A master of orchestration, Barshai considered his greatest achievements in life: the ending to Bach‘s „Art of Fugue“ and a version of Mahler‘s Tenth Symphony. Recorded a month before his death, this film is the maestro‘s confessional monologue.

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A Celebration Of Music

Status in progress | Production Company Morgane Productions (France) | Duration 150‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Orange (France), 20.06.2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

The Italian Character © Antonio Guidi for Alpenway

„The Italian character“ is the story of one of the most renowned orchestras in the world, enriched by archive material of the last thirty years. At the same time, the film tells of a national institution and of an approach to life that is characteristic for a country which is loved by many, but sometimes misunderstood and underrated in its unknown variety. Interwoven with individual biographies of the orchestra‘s members and conductors, „The Italian character“ gives an insight into a fascinating world that is usually concealed from the audience.

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Concert at the Théâtre Antique d‘Orange, broadcast live on France 3, with a symphony orchestra and famous singers. What it takes to celebrate music...

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Atom Heart Mother

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Camera Lucida Productions (France) | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris (France), 31.12.2011 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo


France Télévisions | A documentary about the creation of the album „Atom Heart Mother“ by Pink Floyd – on the occasion of a concert featuring the composer at the Théâtre du Châtelet in January 2012.

169 Children Of Voice Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Oxymore (France) | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Piece Les Enfants Terribles | Composer Philip Glass | Source video/audio HD / Stereo Documentary about the creation of the opera „Les Enfants Terribles“ by Philip Glass.

170 Don Pasquale Genre Relay of: Opera, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Camera lucida | Duration 124‘ | Production Year 2012 | Piece Don Pasquale | Composer G. Donizetti | Recorded Théâtre des ChampsElysées, Paris (France), 31.01.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo Live recording of the opera „Don Pasquale“ by Donizetti at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.

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Farnace

Genre Relay of: Opera, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Ozango productions (France) | Duration 167‘ | Production Year 2012 | Piece Farnace | Composer A. Vivaldi | Recorded Opéra national du Rhin, Strasbourg (France), 30.04.2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo Live recording of the opera „Farnace“ by Antonio Vivaldi at the Opéra national du Rhin.

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Jazz Awards

Status in progress | Production Company Morgane Productions (France) | Duration 60‘ / 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Paris and Marciac (France), 30.06.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo Academy awards jazz

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L‘Amour Masqué

Genre Relay of: Operetta, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Bel Air Média (France) | Duration 120‘ | Production Year 2012 | Piece L‘amour masqué | Composer André Messager | Recorded Opéra de Bordeaux (France), 29.02.2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo Live recording of the operetta „L‘amour masqué“ by André Messager at the Opéra de Bordeaux.

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La Bohème

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Step by step (France) | Duration 150‘ | Production Year 2012 | Piece La Bohème | Composer Giacomo Puccini | Recorded Théâtre Antique d‘Orange (France), 10.07.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Moving Into Summer Quarters L‘Orchestre Pau Pays De Béarn

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Prismedia (France) | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Orchestra / Band Orchestre Pau Pays de Béarn | Director Fayçal Karoui | Recorded Pau (France), 31.05.2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo Live recording of a concert with the Orchestre Pau Pays de Béarn directed by Fayçal Karoui.

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Philippe Jaroussky The Voice From On High: A Portrait

Genre Documentary: Portrait, on location | Status in progress | CoProduction Company Prismedia, Telmondis, Aller retour productions (France) | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Soloist Philippe Jaroussky | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo Documentary about the famous French counter-tenor Philippe Jaroussky.

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Pop‘pea

Genre Relay of: Opera, on location | Status in progress | Co-Production Company Camera Lucida Productions (France) | Duration 100‘ | Production Year 2012 | Piece Pop‘pea | Recorded Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris (France), 31.05.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo Live recording of the rock opera „Pop‘pea“ at the Théâtre du Châtelet.

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Suresnes Cités Danse

Genre Relay of: Dance, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Souffleurs de vert (France) | Duration 105‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Suresnes (France), 31.01.2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo Live recording of the Festival Cité Dance in Suresnes.

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The Big Battle

Status in progress | Production Company Presto media, Step by step, banijay (France) | Duration 130‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Paris (France), 13.11.2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo „La Grande Battle“ is a unique talent show mixing contemporary and classical music.

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Turandot

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Morgane productions | Duration 150‘ | Production Year 2012 | Piece Turandot | Composer Giacomo Puccini | Recorded Théâtre Antique d‘Orange (France), 31.07.2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo Live recording of the opera „Turandot“ by Puccini at the Théâtre Antique d‘Orange

Live recording of the opera „La Bohème“ by Puccini at the Théâtre Antique d‘Orange.

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Violin On The Sand

Genre Relay of: Musical, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Oxymore (France) | Duration 80‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royan (France), 22.07.2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo Broadcasting of a concert with a symphonic orchestra held on the beach of Royan (France) before an audience of 40,000 people.

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L‘Italiana In Algeri

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company François Roussillon et Associés (France) | Co-Production Company Opéra national de Lorraine (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company France Télévisions (France) | Executive Producer Toni Hajal | Director François Roussillon | Duration 152' | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra national de Lorraine (France), 23.02.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Gioacchino Rossini | Orchestra / Band Orchestre symphonique et lyrique de Nancy | Conductor Paolo Olmi | Choir Chœur des hommes de l’Opéra national de Lorraine et de l’Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole (France) | Stage Director David Hermann | Soloists Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Yijie Shi, Donato di Stefano | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV FRA Distribution (France)

Lydia Teuscher and Vito Priante © Alastair Muir

“Le nozze di Figaro” has particular significance as it was the first opera ever performed at Glyndebourne Festival in 1934… Conceived by the brilliantly scurrilous writer Beaumarchais in 1784 as a barbed satire on the aristocracy, the original play was repeatedly banned from performance in the years leading up to the French Revolution. It was considered to be dangerously incendiary and to Mozart and his librettist Da Ponte it proved irresistible, inspiring them to create an opera of unrivalled beauty and acutely perceptive characterisation. This new production is staged by director Michael Grandage, returning to Glyndebourne following his critically acclaimed “Billy Budd”.

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Les Pêcheurs De Perles

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company François Roussillon et Associés (France) | Co-Production Company Opéra Comique (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company France Télévisions (France) | Executive Producer Toni Hajal | Director François Roussillon | Duration 120‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra Comique (France), 28.06.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Georges Bizet | Orchestra / Band Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France (France) | Conductor Leo Hussain | Choir Accentus (France) | Stage Director Yoshi Oida | Soloists Sonya Yoncheva, Dmitry Korchak, André Heyboer | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV FRA Distribution (France)

L‘Italiana In Algeri © Opéra national de Lorraine

According to David Hermann, „L‘Italiana in Algeri“ („The Italian Girl in Algiers“) is the story of a woman who, determined to find the man she loves, embarks on a series of perilous adventures that bring her face to face with a culture that is not her own. In this new production, led by the vivacious Marie-Nicole Lemieux, the oriental-flavoured plot is transposed to the heart of the tropical jungle where an airliner has crashed. The director’s deliberately zany and unbridled approach, with a definite cartoon-strip feel to it, does not prevent him from exploring the underlying reasons for our participation in today‘s multi-cultural world.

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Le Nozze Di Figaro

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company François Roussillon et Associés (France) | Co-Production Company Glyndebourne Productions Ltd (UK), Mezzo (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company TF1 (France) | Executive Producer Toni Hajal, George Bruell | Director François Roussillon | Duration 171‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Glyndebourne Festival (UK), 17.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer W. A. Mozart | Orchestra / Band Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment | Conductor Robin Ticciati | Choir The Glyndebourne Chorus | Stage Director Michael Grandage | Soloists Vito Priante, Lydia Teuscher, Andrew Shore, Ann Murray | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV FRA Distribution (France)

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Bizet was not yet 25 when he premiered „Les Pêcheurs de perles“. Inspired by „La Vestale“ and „Norma“, this ambitious love drama gave Bizet an oriental subject that fit his inspiration. On the island of Ceylon, between sky and sea, Leïla and Nadir seek to impose the law of love on a people driven by primitive passions. As later in „Carmen“, Bizet employs his perfect mastery of means to establish the supreme value of the emotions. The work met with success as soon as it entered the Opéra Comique repertoire. This new production, entirely set on a naked stage, painted and elevated like a wave, provided the perfect playground for the enthralling performance of emerging star soprano Sonya Yoncheva.


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The Trojans

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company François Roussillon et Associés (France) | Co-Production Company Mezzo (France), Royal Opera House (UK) | Assoc. Prod. Company France Télévisions (France), „The Space“ (UK) | Executive Producer Toni Hajal | Director François Roussillon | Duration 257‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royal Opera House (UK), 05.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Hector Berlioz | Orchestra / Band Orchestra of the Royal Opera House | Conductor Antonio Pappano | Choir Royal Opera Chorus | Stage Director David McVicar | Soloists Bryan Hymel, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Fabio Capitanucci | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV FRA Distribution (France)

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Ravel’s two one-act pieces – two of the early 20th century’s most intriguing operas – were reunited in the acclaimed production by Laurent Pelly at the Glyndebourne Festival. “L’heure espagnole” is set in the house of a clockmaker where the mechanisms of erotic compulsions click like clockwork, while in „L’enfant et les sortilèges“, inanimate objects come to life when a child, fed up with doing his homework, throws a temper tantrum. All the things that have been damaged by him start to voice their objections…

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„Les Troyens“ is a tour de force of music that ranges from fiery military marches to intense choruses, passionate soliloquies – such as those of the prophetess Cassandre – and the lyrical love duets of Didon and Énée. It is Hector Berlioz‘s largest work and he wrote the libretto himself, drawing upon his intimate knowledge of Virgil‘s „Aeneid“. It is a rare chance to see this epic work in its entirety. The sweeping theme of the rise and fall of empires runs throughout „Les Troyens“, along with moving meditations on love and honour. David McVicar‘s staging is on an enormous scale, assembling one of the largest casts ever seen at Covent Garden. “Antonio Pappano bringing out the instrumental colour with exemplary clarity… A fabulous evening” (The Independent, 26 June 2012).

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Classic Archive Giuseppe Verdi

Genre Documentary: Music, Studio production | Status in progress | Production Company Idéale Audience (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE France (France) | Producer Pierre-Olivier Bardet | Director Pierre-Olivier Bardet | Duration 43‘ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces various of Giuseppe Verdi | Conductors Arturo Toscanini, Carlo Maria Giulini | Soloists Maria Callas, Tito Gobbi | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

L’Heure Espagnole And L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company François Roussillon et Associés (France) | Co-Production Company Mezzo (France), Glyndebourne Productions Ltd (UK) | Assoc. Prod. Company France Télévisions, TF1 (France) | Executive Producer George Bruell, Toni Hajal | Director François Roussillon | Duration 95‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Glyndebourne Festival (UK), 19.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Maurice Ravel | Orchestra / Band London Philharmonic Orchestra | Conductor Kazushi Ono | Choir The Glyndebourne Chorus | Stage Director Laurent Pelly | Soloists Elliot Madore, François Piolino, Stéphanie d’Oustrac, Khatouna Gadelia | Source video/ audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV FRA Distribution (France)

Maria Callas © Idéale Audience

A new episode of the Classic Archive collection to celebrate the Verdi year with the greatest performers such as Arturo Toscanini, Carlo Maria Giulini, Maria Callas, Tito Gobbi...

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L‘enfant et les sortilèges: Khatouna Gadelia and Kathleen Kim © Simon Annand

Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts The Orchestre De Paris

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Idéale Audience (France) | Producer PierreMartin Juban | Assoc. Producer France Télévisions, Orchestre de Paris, Mezzo (France) | Director Sebastien Glas | Camera Julien Jaunet | Editor Marc Mauvais | Duration 53‘ / 91‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France), 08.06.2011 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces La Mer; Concerto in G; Partita No. 6 bwv 830 | Composers C. Debussy, M. Ravel, J. S. Bach | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen | Soloist David Fray | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

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Esa-Pekka Salonen © Julien Mignot

Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Orchestre de Paris in works by Debussy and Ravel. This concert also was the occasion to hear the Finnish conductor and composer, a famed specialist of 20th-century music and well-known for his passionate support of contemporary music, perform the classical repertoire (Beethoven’s Symphony No.7). For Ravel, he is joined by French rising star David Fray, who delivers a meticulous rendition of the Piano Concerto in G major.

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Maurizio Pollini Master And Man (WT)

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Idéale Audience (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France (France) | Producer Helène Le-Coeur | Executive Producer PierreOlivier Bardet | Director Bruno Monsaingeon | Camera Raphaël O‘Byrne | Duration 55‘ | Production Year 2013 | Composers L. v. Beethoven, W. A. Mozart, F. Chopin, F. Schubert, R. Schumann, J. Brahms, P. Boulez, L. Nono, S. Sciarrino, A. Schoenberg, K. Stockhausen, J. S. Bach | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

Maurizio Pollini © Julien Mignot - Idéale Audience

There are many excellent reasons for making a film portrait of Maurizio Pollini: the greatness of the pianist, his rarity, his affable nature and intelligence, the rich complexity of the topics addressed, not to mention his own desire to submit himself to the exercise for the very first time (probably because he, having reached the age of 70, must feel that it is time to allow himself to be filmed). Focusing on the milestones in his career, and in addition to some biographical details, the film will cover his musical experience – from the Chopin Piano Competition to avant-garde music; the people whose paths he has crossed, including Abbado, Böhm, Kleiber, Boulez; his repertoire (from Bach to Verdi, Schoenberg, Boulez, Nono), and his political commitment in Italy during the Years of Lead etc.

190 Mission Genre Relay of: Vocal recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Idéale Audience (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company France Televisions (France) | Assoc. Producer Château de Versailles Spectacles (France) | Director Olivier Simonnet | Camera Alexis Kavyrchine | Editor Damien Duflos de Saint-Amand | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Château de Versailles (France), 04.06.2012 | Musical Style Classical

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Cecilia Bartoli © Julien Mignot

A strange character in a cassock walks through the courtyard of a quiet palace. The marble busts decorating the facades are staring blankly, the sky is filled with menacing clouds… The man stops, hesitates, then comes in. More than three centuries after his first appearance, the mysterious composer is back at the Château de Versailles. Suddenly, rustling and sparkling in her golden-blue silk dress, a woman shows up, singing a frenzied air. Alone or with a chorus, as an outraged queen or enamoured princess, Cecilia Bartoli along with Philippe Jaroussky, performs and embodies with passion the operas set to music by the composer priest. Cecilia Bartoli sings and her voice transports us into Louis XIV’s chambers, under the gold of the Hall of Mirrors, between the Salon de Vénus’ brown marbles or the mysterious groves in the palace’s park.

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Otello

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Idéale Audience (France) | Producer Pierre-Olivier Bardet | Director Olivier Simonnet | Camera Martial Barrault | Editor Damien Duflos de Saint Amand | Duration 151‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opernhaus Zurich (Switzerland), 01.03.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Otello | Composer Gioachino Rossini | Orchestra / Band Orchestra of Opernhaus Zurich (Switzerland) | Conductor Muhai Tang | Chorus Master Jürg Hämmerli | Stage Director Moshe Leiser, Patrice Caurier | Costumes Agostino Cavalca | Libretto Francesco Maria Berio di Sala | Soloists John Osborn, Cecilia Bartoli, Peter Kalman, Javier Camarena | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Clasart Classic (Germany) | Distribution DVD Decca

Otello © Idéale Audience

Adapted from the original Shakespeare play, Rossini’s „Otello“ has known a phenomenal success in its time before it was outshone by Verdi’s opera. Surprisingly modern, this piece remains unquestionably one of his best. It was rarely performed because of a peculiar casting: the three main male characters are tenors with a tricky tessitura. „Otello“ especially requests power and an impressive virtuosity... Cécilia Bartoli plays Desdemona for the first time, and delivers an unforgettable per-


Idéale Audience | Larry Weinstein Rhombus Media Inc. | formance of astonishing dramatic intensity. Muhai Tang leading the orchestra of the Zurich Opera house gives new life to these pages featured among the most famous of the bel canto history, especially the „Canzone del Salice“ air (the willow song), one of the greatest Rossinian creations.

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Pelléas et Mélisande

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Idéale Audience (France) | Co-Production Company NHK (Japan) | Assoc. Prod. Company Opéra National de Paris, Museec (France), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Françoise Gazio | Director Philippe Béziat | Camera Raphaël O‘Byrne | Editor Cyril Lenthy | Sets Robert Wilson | Duration 180‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra de Paris Bastille (France), 26.02.2012 | Composer Claude Debussy | Orchestra / Choir Opera National of Paris Orchestra | Conductor Philippe Jordan | Chorus Master Patrick Marie Aubert | Stage Director Robert Wilson | Costumes Frida Parmeggiani | Libretto Maurice Maeterlinck | Original Text Franz Josef Selig Arkel | Soloists Stéphane Degout, Elena Tsallagova, Vincent Le Texier, Anne Sofie von Otter | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Distribution DVD Naïve (France)

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The best moments of the 19th edition of the Verbier Festival 2012 feature rising piano star Daniil Trifonov performing an all-Chopin programme (Concerto No.2, Etudes) and David Kadouch in a compelling piano recital. Denis Matsuev‘s bigger-than-life pianism (Schumann, Rachmaninov) culminates in a fiery jazz improvisation as an encore. The Capuçon brothers gather to deliver a moving rendition of Brahms’ Double Concerto for violin and cello under the baton of Charles Dutoit, while conductors Manfred Honeck (Brahms: Symphony No.4) and Neeme Järvi (Dvořák: „New World“ Symphony) take the Verbier Festival Orchestra into the world of great 19th century orchestral music.

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LARRY WEINSTEIN RHOMBUS MEDIA INC. Pelléas et Mélisande © Idéale Audience

The legendary „Pelléas et Mélisande“staging, once again, drew attention at the Paris Opera Bastille in the spring of 2012. The outstanding cast of Stéphane Degout, Anne Sofie von Otter, Vincent Le Texier, Franz-Josef Selig; Elena Tsallagova’s radiant grace as Mélisande and Philip Jordan’s precise and mesmerizing direction make this production, filmed by Philippe Béziat, an ideal version of Claude Debussy’s opera.

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In America 194 Gigi Leslie Caron And The Golden Age Genre Documentary: Portrait, other | Status in progress | Production Company Matter of Fact Media Inc. (Canada) | Director Larry Weinstein | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2013 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.2

Verbier Festival 2012

Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Idéale Audience (France) | Co-Production Company Museec (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company 3Sat (Germany) | Producer Pierre-Martin Juban | Director Pierre-Martin Juban, Corentin Leconte, Anaïs Spiro, Isabelle Soulard | Duration 578‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Verbier (Switzerland), 10.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composers S. Rachmaninov, P. I. Tchaikovsky, F. Schubert, W. A. Mozart, J. Brahms, C. C. Saint Saëns, L. v. Beethoven, F. Chopin, C. Debussy, A. Dvořák, F. Liszt, et al. | Orchestra / Band Verbier Festival Orchestra | Conductors Gabor Takàcs-Nagy, Charles Dutoit, Manfred Honeck, Masaaki Suzuki, Neeme Järvi | Original Text David Kadouch | Soloists Denis Matsuev, Christophe Prégardien, Menahem Pressler, Gautier Capuçon, Renaud Capuçon, Daniil Trifonov | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV, DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH (Germany)

Leslie Caron © Gigi

Actress/dancer Leslie Caron, star of classic Hollywood musicals, „An American in Paris“ and „Gigi“ and winner of British Academy Awards for „Lili and The L-Shaped Room“, guides us on a journey through the golden age of film and dance and reveals poignant human stories behind the fantasy images. Caron takes us to Hollywood, Paris and London as the past merges with the present. Through her own story of an artist struggling to fulfil her destiny, we’re offered rare insight into the universe of the icons of the 20th century – a world of contradiction, ambition, dreams, heartbreak and transcendence.

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The Czech Philharmonic An Orchestra Reborn

Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status in progress | Production Company Czech Philharmonic Orchestra (Czech Republic) | Director Barbara Willis | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2013 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.2

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«The Czech Philharmonic: An Orchestra Reborn» begins in the autumn of 2012, when the great maestro Jiří Bělohlávek returns to his homeland to become music director of the Czech Philharmonic. His inaugural project is ambitious: the recording of Dvořák’s nine symphonies spread over a two-year period. The scope and length of the Dvořák project allows for a rare and unique opportunity to track the growth of the orchestra into international prominence. With a world-renowned Czech maestro, a dynamic new management team, and a whole new vision for the future, we will witness this great orchestra bursting onto the world stage.

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The Devil‘s Horn

Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status in progress | Production Company Larry Weinstein Rhombus Media Inc. (Canada) | Director Larry Weinstein | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2013 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.2

Genre Relay of: Contemporary dance | Status in progress | Production Company Les Films Jack Fébus (France) | Co-Production Company Mezzo (France), Béjart Ballet (Switzerland) | Director Arantxa Aguirre | Duration 100‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Stadsschouwburg of Antwerp (Belgium) | Piece of dance Rite of Spring, Cantate 51 & Syncope | Composers I. Stravinsky, J.S. Bach, T. Hochstätter & JB Meier | Choreographer Gil Roman | Dance Company Béjart Ballet of Lausanne | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV GAD Béjart Ballet Lausanne was founded in 1987 in Lausanne by choreographer Maurice Béjart, whose most famous masterpieces are “Boléro” and “The Rite of Spring”. The company is now directed by Gil Roman, Béjart’s designated heir. Béjart Ballet Lausanne appears on stage all over the world making Maurice Béjart’s repertoire accessible to the people at large. Furthermore, the BBL features new brand creations by Gil Roman and guest choreographers.

Reeves Live 197 C Dianne At The Châtelet Theater Genre Relay of: Jazz | Status completed | Production Company Les Films Jack Fébus (France) | Co-Production Company Mezzo (France) | Director François Goetghebeur | Duration 95‘ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris (France) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV GAD Dianne Reeves at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, along with her two outstanding guitarists, Romero Lubambo and Russell Malone, presents us with a very special musical experience, a blend of technical mastery and perfect oneness with the audience. On this musical journey, Dianne Reeves performs numbers from many of her albums while also giving the stage to her two accompanists for solo guitar spots.

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„The Devil‘s Horn“ is the story of the most damned and revered of all musical instruments: the saxophone. Starting with its ill-fated mad inventor, Adolphe Sax, the film suggests that those who have been seduced by the serpentine horn will eventually fall prey to its curse. The saxophone itself has been banned by totalitarian regimes both communist and fascist, as well by the church and even by Hollywood for its carnality and subversion. Interjected throughout the film will be genuine, jaw-dropping moments of musical brilliance and virtuosity from the sax stars of jazz, rock, pop, blues and classical music. In addition to exciting live and archival performances, the film will feature insightful interviews with those who have seduced and those who have been seduced by the devil‘s horn.

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197 D Carlos Saura’s Flamenco Hoy Genre Relay of: Contemporary dance | Status completed | Production Company Les Films Jack Fébus (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE / Mezzo (France) / ARTV (Canada), Cine Musica (USA) | Director Pierre et François Lamoureux | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Spain | Source video/audio HD & 3D / Stereo | Distribution TV GAD After selling out at the New York City Center for two weeks, the “Flamenco Hoy” show returns to Spain for one performance at the San Sebastian Kursaal. Carlos Saura (mutliple winner at Cannes and Berlin, amongst others) has gathered the rising generation of flamenco performers to create an exceptional show. Accompanied by composer Chano Domínguez on the piano and some twenty outstanding musicians and dancers, Saura, the master, takes us on a dreamlike tour of the peninsula, from Malaga to Grenada, from Madrid to Seville, mixing tradition with modernity. An irrefutable proof of the immense vitality of flamenco.

197 E Jacky Terrasson And Guests Genre Relay of: Jazz | Status completed | Production Company Les Films Jack Fébus (France) | Co-Production Company Mezzo / M_Media, St Emilion Jazz Festival (France) | Director Eric Michaud | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded St Emilion Jazz Festival (France) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV GAD


Les Films Jack Fébus | LGM Télévision | Jacky Terrasson is as reliable as reliable can be. His music is the reflection of his personality: generous, passionate, contrasted, sensual. Solo, in duo, in trio, his performances, like fine wine, awaken our senses and intoxicate us. A great lover of wine and epicurean delights, Jacky sprinkles his musical expression with scents and savours gleaned from jazz. He blends in his own concoctions to offer a magnificent 2012 vintage. And let’s not forget that he is one of the greatest jazz pianists since the 90s, with numerous awards and recognition throughout the world. Once again, he appears with one of the greatest bass players of his generation, Etienne Mbappé, and the young, talented and highly promising Nicolas Viccaro on drums.

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Genre Relay of: Classical music | Status in progress | Production Company Les Films Jack Fébus (France) | Co-Production Company Mezzo, New Morning vision, M_Media (France), LSO Live (UK) | Director Olivier Simonnet | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Barbican Hall, London (UK) | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band London Symphony Orchestra | Composers J. Brahms, K. Szymanowsky | Conductor Valery Gergiev | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV GAD Valery Gergiev is conducting the London Symphony Orchestra in the entire symphonies of Brahms and Szymanowski at the Barbican Hall in London, in October/December 2012 and March 2013. Theses concerts will result in a series of 5 DVD recordings, and the third in a 90-minute live programme that will be broadcast on Mezzo channel on 19 December. The famous orchestra will perform Szymanowski’s Symphony No.4, “concertante”, for Piano and Orchestra (Soloist: Denis Matsuev), the Concerto for Violin No.2 (Soloist: Leonidas Kavakos) and Brahms’ Symphony No.4.

197 G Zakir Hussain At The Fourvière Genre Relay of: Ethnic music| Status completed | Production Company Les Films Jack Fébus (France) | Co-Production Company Mezzo, ARTE Live Web, M_Media, Mondomix (France) | Director Etienne Bellan-Huchery | Duration 75‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Nuits de Fourvière Festival (France) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV GAD Zakir Hussain was born in Bombay on 9 March 1951. He is the son of legendary tabla player Alla Rakha, who during his career often accompanied another Indian musical legend: Ravi Shankar. Born and raised in a very present musical atmosphere, Zakir, by birth, was steeped in Hindustani music, the music of the North of India and Pakistan, that has been most influenced by Persian and Arabian music.

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and “The Rite of Spring” in two parts (“Adoration of the Earth” and “The Sacrifice”). In the extended version (90’31”), the orchestra accompanies pianist Boris Berezovsky as he performs Khachaturian’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in D flat major: 1. allegro ma non troppo e maestoso 2. andante con anima.

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Genre Relay of: Rap| Status completed | Production Company Les Films Jack Fébus (France) | Co-Production Company France ô, Canal Street, Trace TV, Canal Overseas, L’Enorme TV Bomaye / Label (France) | Director Fabrice Castanier | Duration 122‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Olympia, Paris (France) | Musical Style Rap music | Composer Youssoupha | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV GAD The Olympia may be one of the most prestigious venues in Paris, but it is doubly so for Youssoupha, whose father, Tabu Ley Rocherau, the Congolese rumba singer from the 60s to the 80s, appeared on that same stage 42 years ago. At the time, in 1970, he was the first black African artiste to play on the stage of the Olympia. So, for Youssoupha, the Olympia is a double date: a date with his father, 42 years on… but also a date with himself, finally at the top of the bill after 15 years of effort.

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Hispanic Night With Kristjan Järvi

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre de Paris (France) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Myriam Mazouzi | Director Sebastien Glas | Duration 80‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel (France), 20.06.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Kristjan Järvi | Pieces Symphony No.2 „Sinfonia India“; Concierto de Aranjuez; Alborada del gracioso; The Three-Cornered Hat | Composers C. Chávez, J. Rodrigo, M. Ravel, M. de Falla | Soloist Xavier de Maistre | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Poorhouse International Ltd. (UK)

Sokhiev Conducts 197 H Tugan Stravinsky Genre Relay of: Classical music| Status in progress | Production Company Les Films Jack Fébus (France) | Co-Production Company Mezzo, Orchestra National du Capitole de Toulouse (France) | Director Jean Pierre Loisil | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Halles aux grains, Toulouse (France) | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Capitol National Orchestra of Toulouse | Composer I. Stravinsky | Conductor Tugan Sokhiev | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV GAD, DVD distribution Naïve Since 1 September 2008, the young Russian conductor Tugan Sokhiev, after three years as first guest conductor and music consultant, is musical director of the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse. The programme featured by the Capitol National Orchestra and Tugan Sokhiev is a tribute to Stravinsky, with “The Firebird Suite” (version 1919)

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Kristjan Järvi’s charismatic conducting draws the viewer into a world of dancing rhythms... In this programme, he mixes a Spanish repertoire with Manuel de Falla („The Three-Cornered Hat“) and Joaquín Rodrigo („Concierto de Aranjuez“ in the harp version) with Ravel’s „Alborada del Gracioso“. The programme is rounded off with the Symphony No.2 by Mexican composer Carlos Chávez.

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Strauss Arabella

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Wiener Staatsoper (Austria), Mezzo (France), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Myriam Mazouzi | Director Don Kent | Camera Jacques Audrain | Editor Vincent Morgenstern | Duration 112‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Wiener Staatsoper (Austria), 09.05.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Arabella | Composer Richard Strauss | Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker | Conductor Franz Welser-Möst | Stage Director Sven-Eric Becholf | Libretto Hugo von Hofmannsthal | Soloist Emily Magee, Genia Kühmeier, Tomasz Konieczny, Michael Schade | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Distribution DVD EPCD (UK)

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The two big Bs: Beethoven and Buchbinder. The two names have become tightly associated. In the Piano Concerto No.3, the pianist‘s perfect phrasing and solid technique provide a strong sense of structure. Paavo Järvi has chosen to introduce and conclude the programme with Dvořák, who – like Beethoven – composed nine symphonies transforming each work into an epic poem.

Orchestre De Paris & Alexander 201 The Toradze Perform Shostakovich Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre de Paris, Mezzo (France) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Myriam Mazouzi | Director Corentin Leconte | Camera Pierre-Hubert Martin | Editor Grégoire Pontecaille | Duration 110‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France), 23.05.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Paavo Järvi | Composers C. Nielsen, D. Shostakovich, E. Grieg | Pieces Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102; Maskarade, Overture; Peer Gynt, Op. 23 | Choir Chœur de l‘Orchestre de Paris | Chorus Master Lionel Sow | Soloists Mari Eriksmoen, Ann Hallenberg, Arnaud Denis, Alexander Toradze | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Poorhouse International Ltd. (UK)

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„Arabella“ is one of Richard Strauss’ most important works marking the last collaboration between the composer and his librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Its style derives from lyrical comedy. Emily Magee delivers a breathtaking performance as Arabella; Franz Welser-Möst conducts the musicians of the Wiener Philharmoniker. Recorded at the Vienna State Opera. Don Kent’s filming underlines the elegant staging by director Sven-Eric Bechtolf.

Orchestre De Paris & 200 The Rudolf Buchbinder Live Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre de Paris, Lyon Capitale TV (France), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Myriam Mazouzi | Director Jean-Pierre Loisil | Camera Gwenael Liguet | Duration 110‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France), 19.09.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Paavo Järvi | Composers A. Dvořák, L. v. Beethoven | Pieces Symphonic variations, Op. 78; Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88; Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 | Soloist Rudolf Buchbinder | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

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Paavo Järvi explores his favorite repertoire presenting works by the Scandinavian composers Nielsen and Grieg. In addition to the „Peer Gynt“ incidental music, the Orchestre de Paris performs Nielsen‘s „Maskarade“ overture and Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No.2 – with Russian pianist Alexander Toradze. „Peer Gynt“ is performed in its long version with Mari Eriksmoen and Ann Hallenberg and featuring a comedian who impersonates a young daring Peer Gynt.

Orchestre De Paris & 202 The Andreas Haefliger Live Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre de Paris (France) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Pierre-Martin Juban | Director Corentin Leconte | Duration 100‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France), 08.11.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Paavo Järvi | Composers M. Ravel, W. A. Mozart , C.


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The Orchestre De Paris & Andris Nelsons And Sergey Khachatryan Live

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre de Paris, M_Media, Mezzo (France) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Myriam Mazouzi | Director Sebastien Glas | Camera Julien Jaunet | Editor Vanessa Giangrande | Duration 104‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France), 19.01.2012 | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Andris Nelsons | Piece Violin concerto in D major, Op. 61 | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Soloist Sergey Khachatryan | Piece An Alpine Symphony Op. 64 | Composer Richard Strauss | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Poorhouse International Ltd. (UK)

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Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre de Paris (France) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Pierre-Martin Juban | Director Corentin Leconte | Duration 66‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France), 17.10.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Paavo Järvi | Pieces Symphony No. 84; Piano concerto No. 27 K.595 | Composers J. Haydn, W. A. Mozart | Soloist Menahem Pressler | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Poorhouse International Ltd. (UK)

Andris Nelsons © Bernard Palazon

Amongst the new generation of conductors, Andris Nelsons belongs to those who enjoy a special affinity with the music of Richard Strauss. He masters the kaleidoscopic form of the „Alpine Symphony“ (the work is divided into 22 short movements) and its subtle orchestral texture with stunning ease. For Beethoven‘s Violin Concerto, he is joined by the young Armenian rising star, Sergey Khachatryan.

Orchestre De Paris 204 The & Lang Lang Live Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre de Paris, ARTE, Mezzo (France) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Myriam Mazouzi | Director Sebastien Glas | Camera Julien Jaunet | Editor Romain Kinnoo | Duration 96‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France), 13.09.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Paavo Järvi | Choir Chœur de l‘Orchestre de Paris | Chorus Master Lionel Sow | Composers F. Poulenc, S. Prokofiev, I. Stravinsky | Pieces Litanies to the Black Madonna; Stabat Mater; Piano concerto No. 3; The Firebird (1919) | Soloists Mireille Delunsch, Lang Lang | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Poorhouse International Ltd. (UK)

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Menahem Pressler © Julien Mignot

Few concert events can compare to the emotional impact of the one given by 89-year-old piano legend Menahem Pressler at the Salle Pleyel in Paris. His unique science of sound production cast a spell on the audience, the Orchestre de Paris and Paavo Järvi. The score of Mozart‘s last piano concerto leaves no virtuoso space to hide and Pressler was faced with the challenge of expressing the essential core of this music with a simplicity that directly reaches the heart of the listener. Standing ovation...

Orchestre De Paris & Riccardo 206 The Chailly And Maria João Pires Live Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre de Paris, ARTE (France) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Myriam Mazouzi | Director Sebastien Glas | Camera Julien Jaunet | Editor Vanessa Giangrande | Duration 101‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France), 23.02.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Riccardo Chailly | Pieces The Creatures of Prometheus, Overture, Op.43; Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19; Daphnis and Chloe | Composers L. v. Beethoven, M. Ravel | Soloist Maria-João Pires | Choir Chœur de l‘Orchestre de Paris | Chorus Master Lionel Sow | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Poorhouse International Ltd. (UK)

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Two musicians of the highest calibre – conductor Riccardo Chailly and pianist Maria João Pires – come together for a memorable rendition of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.2. The programme is rounded off with Ravel‘s „Daphnis and Chloe“, rarely performed in its complete ballet version with choir.

Orchestre De Paris 207 The & The Labèque Sisters Live Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre de Paris (France), M_Media, KML (Italy) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Myriam Mazouzi | Director Sebastien Glas | Duration 85‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France), 15.03.2012 | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Paavo Järvi | Musical Style Contemporary music, Classical music | Composers L. Bernstein, R. Dubugnon, S. Prokofiev | Pieces Battlefield, concerto for two pianos and double orchestra, Op. 54; West Side Story; Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 | Soloists Marielle Labèque, Katia Labèque | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Poorhouse International Ltd. (UK)

With Dvořák’s „New World“ Symphony, Czech conductor Tomáš Netopil conducts the Orchestre de Paris in a repertoire which is definitely his own. He is equally at home with Strauss’ „Four Last Songs“, the composer’s musical testament, which are performed with stunning intensity by German soprano Anja Harteros.

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209 A Chair Fit For An Angel Genre Documentary: Dance, other | Status in progress | Production Company Michel Ouellette Cine Qua Non Media (Canada) | Co-Production Company IIRIS AUTIO (Finland) | Duration 90‘ / 59‘ | Production Year 2013 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV MODemay Entertaiment (Canada)

Katia Labèque © Mirco Magliocca

This programme focuses on music from the 20th and 21st century; with Paavo Järvi conducting the Labèque sisters in the European premiere of Richard Dubugnon’s Concerto for two pianos. With the Symphonic Dances from Bernstein’s „West Side Story“ and Prokofiev’s Suite No.1 from „Romeo and Juliet“, the Orchestre de Paris pays tribute to the theatre music of american musicals and soviet ballet.

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Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM Télévision (France) | Co-Production Company Orchestre de Paris, Lyon Capitale TV (France) | Producer Sabrina Iwanski | Executive Producer Myriam Mazouzi | Director Vincent Massip | Editor Grégoire Pontecaille | Duration 66‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France), 04.10.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Tomáš Netopil | Piece Four Last Songs Op. 150 | Composer Richard Strauss | Soloist Anja Harteros | Piece Symphony No. 9 ‚From the New World‘ | Composer Antonín Dvořák | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Poorhouse International Ltd. (UK)

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Shaker Song Book © Raymond St-Jean

Between dawn and dusk, despite the time and space that separate them, the lives of six individuals connect. They share a striking encounter with Shaker culture, the American Protestant religious community that saw its apogee in 19th century, and then vanished, leaving behind a plethora of original, even avant-garde creations in the area of furniture, architecture, dance and song. «A chair fit for an angel» explores the fundamental tie that unites art and mysticism and artists with their communities. The documentary principally features choreographer Tero Saarinen and his internationally acclaimed choreography «Borrowed light», a direct


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The Rites Of Spring 2013

Genre Documentary: Dance, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company MODemay Entertainment (Canada) | Co-Production Company Certain Film (Canada) | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded France, Finland, Canada, Africa, 29.05.2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Piece Rite of Spring | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV MODemay Entertainment (Canada)

Borrowed Light © Sakari Viika

«Borrowed Light», the 2004 creation of choreographer Tero Saarinen is inspired by the Shakers' strong communal values and the strikingly beautiful, functionalistic aesthetics of the radical religious movement of the 18th and 19th centuries. Together with The Boston Camerata performing original Shaker songs, Saarinen proposes a work rooted in the aesthetics of frugality and the accentuation of opposites. Despite the strong influences of the Shakers, «Borrowed Light» deals with the themes of a communitarian society on a general level: ”My main source of inspiration was the Shakers and I ended up using only original Shaker music, but this work is not about Shakerism. It is about community and devotion. To me the nature of total commitment – whether religious, artistic or political – is fundamentally the same.”

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Genre Documentary: Dance, other | Status completed | Production Company Brigitte Poupart Coop Video de Montreal (Canada) | Duration 80‘ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded Québec (Canada) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV MODemay Entertainment (Canada)

Rites of Spring © MODemay Entertainment

„The Rites of Spring 2013“ is a far-reaching worldwide live, multi-media event celebrating the 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky’s masterpiece „Le Sacre du Printemps“. On 29 May 2013 at 8:30pm Paris time, exactly 100 years after its scandalous first performance at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra will tackle the „Sacre“. The music feed will be transmitted live via satellite to the dance companies situated in different countries and performing their own version of the piece: Marie Chouinard, Heddy Maalem, Tero Saarinen, etc. These will be filmed live and sent to director Barbara Willis Sweete who will live cut a new, syncretized 35-minute film: „The Rites of Spring“. Preceded by a 25-minute introductory documentary, the dance film will be transmitted live via satellite to media around the world.

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Beethoven Cycle Mariss Jansons & BRSO In Tokyo

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation (Japan) | Co-Production Company Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany) | Producer Junya Yagi | Executive Producer Toshiyuki Araki | Director Hisao Tonooka | Duration 400‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Suntory Hall (Japan), 31.10.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece 9 Symphonies | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Orchestra / Band Symphonieorchester Bayerischer Rundfunk (Germany) | Conductor Mariss Jansons | Choir Chor Bayerischer Runfunk (Germany) | Soloists Christiane Karg, Mihoko Fujimura, Michael Schade, Michael Volle | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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The wait is over. Mariss Jansons’ Beethoven cycle has arrived in Tokyo! Chief conductor of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra since 2003, the maestro is leading his orchestra from excellent performances to historical recordings.

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Jeanne D’Arc Au Bûcher At Saito Kinen Festival

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation (Japan) | Producer Masumi Kawaguchi | Executive Producer Toshiyuki Araki | Director Yuko Oyadomari, Goro Kobayashi | Duration 82‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Matsumoto Performing Arts Centre, Nagano (Japan), 29.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Arthur Honegger | Conductor Kazuki Yamada | Choir SFK Matsumoto Choir, Ritsuyukai Choir, SKF Matsumoto Children’s Choir | Stage Director Come de Bellescize | Libretto Paul Claudel | Soloists Isabel Karajan, Eric Genovese, Christian Gonon, Simone Osborne, Julie Boulianne, Thomas Blondelle, Nicolas Teste, Kanae Fujitani | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto is directed by Seiji Ozawa and has been attracting the public with its quaint productions since “Oedipus Rex” in 1992. The combination of Kazuki Yamada, the winner of the grand prize at the Besançon International Competition for Young Conductors in 2009, and actress Isabel Karajan, the daughter of Maestro Karajan, playing the principal role of Jeanne, aroused interest in the 20th anniversary of the festival.

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Sylvia By David Bintley

Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation (Japan) | Producer Junya Yagi | Assoc. Producer Hajime Fujiwara | Executive Producer Toshiyuki Araki | Director Yoshinori Shida | Duration 100‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded New National Theater (Japan), 01.11.2012 | Dance Style Classical ballet | Composer Leo Delibes | Orchestra / Band Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra | Conductor Paul Murphy | Dance Company The National Ballet of Japan | Soloist Ayako Ono, Yudai Fukuoka | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

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The opening performance of the 2012/2013 season by the National Ballet of Japan, the one and only Japanese national ballet company known for their high level presentation. Ayako Ono and the company’s top dancers spectacularly present the romantic comedy “Sylvia”, choreographed by the artistic director of NBJ and Birmingham Royal Ballet, David Bintley.

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Thielemann And Staatskapelle Dresden – Brahms No.3 & No.1

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation (Japan) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Masayuki Ikeno, Magdalena Herbst | Executive Producer Toshiyuki Araki | Director Yoko Ishida | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded NHK Hall (Japan), 22.10.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Symphony No.3 and No.1 | Composer Johannes Brahms | Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Dresden (Germany) | Conductor Christian Thielemann | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, multimedia, DVD Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)


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Christian Thielemann and Staatskapelle Dresden started off their Brahms symphony cycle at the NHK Music Festival 2012 (Tokyo), that was celebrating its 10th anniversary. The Symphonies No.2 and No.4 are planned to be live-recorded in 2013, in the orchestras home city of Dresden.

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Volksoper Wien The Merry Widow Die Lustige Witwe In Japan

Genre Relay of: Operetta, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company NHK – Japan Broadcasting Corporation (Japan) | Producer Masayuki Ikeno | Executive Producer Toshiyuki Araki | Director Kazuhiro Soma | Duration 150‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Japan), 30.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Franz Lehár | Conductor Enrico Dovico | Stage Director Marco Arturo Marelli | Soloists Annette Dasch, Julia Koci, Daniel Schmutzhard, Robert Meyer | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

The Sun by Edvard Munch © University of Oslo, Norway / Bridgeman Art Library / The Munch Museum / The Munch - Ellingsen Grou

„The Sun“ is a film about two artists‘ life-long struggle to create the perfect work of art told through the paintings and the music. In the focus: Edvard Munch and his murals in the University of Oslo‘s Aula, where the sun shines directly on the orchestra playing Edvard Grieg’s Piano Concerto. The principal theme is the development of the painting „The Sun.“ One side theme is the cycle of the seasons in Munch‘s paintings, another one is communication – the artist‘s ability to connect with people at exhibitions or with the audience in a concert hall.

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The hall-of-fame of operetta, Volksoper Wien presents its production of „Die Lustige Witwe“ („The Merry Widow“) in Japan. Annette Dasch, who celebrated an overwhelming success as Elsa in „Lohengrin“ at Bayreuth Festival 2010, appears as Hanna Glawari. And the fancy feast at Maxim‘s is, indeed, a sight to see!

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Status in progress | Production Company NordicStories (Norway) | Producer Stein-Roger Bull | Director Stein-Roger Bull, Hallvard Bræin | Camera Hallvard Bræin | Editor Trond Nysted | Duration 45‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded University Aula, Oslo (Norway) | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Piano Concerto in A minor | Composer Edvard Grieg | Orchestra / Band Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra | Conductor Eivind Aadland | Soloist Håvard Gimse | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Beethoven Triple Concerto With Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company NRK (Norway) | Executive Producer Kerstin Asplund | Director John Andreassen | Duration 40‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Oslo Concert Hall (Norway), 31.03.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Triple Concerto | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Orchestra / Band Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra | Conductor Joshua Weilerstein | Soloists Vilde Frang, Andreas Brantelid, Marianna Shirinyan | Source video/audio HD / Stereo The Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang is well on her way to an international career – performing twice this year in Luzern with both Mariss Jansons and Bernard Haitink in major violin concertos. Last spring, she was soloist, together with good friends, in Beethoven‘s Triple Concerto in Oslo – a brilliantly young and inspired performance!

220 FolkLab Series FolkLab. | Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company NRK (Norway) | Executive Producer Anne Røthing | Director Torstein Vegheim | Camera Øivind Enggrav | Editor Øivind Enggrav | Author Leiv Solberg | Duration 29‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Norway, 30.11.2011 | Musical Style Ethnic music | Soloist Div. Norwegian Folkmusicians | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 Four half-hour programmes featuring the most interesting young Norwegian folk musicians of today – presenting them in their own environment and, and at the end, inviting them to play together in a TV studio in front of a young audience. Let‘s see what happens...

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221 Folkophone Genre For the camera: Music video clip, on location | Status completed | Production Company NRK (Norway) | Executive Producer Røthing Anne | Director Hamre Ole | Camera Jon Anton Brekne | Editor Thomas Wiborg, Øivind Enggrav | Duration 360‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Norway, 30.11.2010 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo Multi artist Ole Hamre has made a rendering of the Norwegian national anthem – „Ja, vi elsker“ – for and with all of Norway. It has become a piece of great love and warmth. People in drift, from all walks of life and all parts of the country contribute their unique voices; and musician, photographer and editor have lifted the material into a new concept: The Folkophone.

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Genre For the camera: Screen choreography (with human participation), on location | Status completed | Production Company NRK (Norway) | Executive Producer Kerstin Asplund | Director Erik Conders | Duration 24‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Oslo (Norway), 30.04.2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Dance Style Ethnic dance | Composer Marcus Paus | Orchestra / Band Norwegian Radio Orchestra | Choreography by Hallgrim Hansegård | Dance Company Frikar | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo The Norwegian dance company Frikar spent the winter of 2012 in a Chinese kung fu temple. The company brought four of their best Halling dancers to the Wudang mountains in China, the home of kung fu master Chen Shiyu and his disciples. The kung fu monks do not speak English; the Norwegians do not speak Chinese. Together they have created a story, without words, without an interpreter – embarrassing moments, touching moments, compassion and childlike play combined with a great range of movements from two strong traditions.

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Leif Ove Andsnes Beethoven Piano Concerto

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company NRK (Norway) | Assoc. Producer Arild Erikstad | Executive Producer Kerstin Asplund | Director Thomas Hellum | Duration 12‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Grieg Hall, Bergen (Norway), 25.05.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Piano Concerto no 3. 1. Movement | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Orchestra / Band Mahler Chamber Orchestra | Conductor Leif Ove Andsnes | Soloist Leif Ove Andsnes | Source video/audio HD / Stereo Leif Ove Andsnes is going to study and perform all Beethoven piano concertos over the next three years with major orchestras all over the world. He will be recording the cycle with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. During the Bergen International Festival in May, he performed two of the concertos. Thus, in this year‘s festival programme, we included this wonderful part of Piano Concerto No.3.

224 Mozart! A Theatre Concert Genre Relay of: Musical, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company NRK (Norway) | Executive Producer Anne Røthing | Director Marius Revold | Duration 89‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Stavanger Konserthus (Norway), 14.11.2012 | Composer Brdr. Hellemann | Conductor Peter Hellemann | Stage Director Anja Vang Kragh | Choreography by Anja Gaardbo | Libretto Nikolaj Cederholm | Original Text Neill Cardinal Furio | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Let go the classic Mozart, and enjoy a contemporary, yet baroque performance with music of all genres. A staging by Rogaland Teater at the Stavanger Concert House (November 2012).

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Opening Gala Stavanger Concert House

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company NRK (Norway) | Executive Producer Kerstin Asplund | Director Erik Conders | Duration 140‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Stavanger Konserthus (Norway), 15.09.2012 | Musical Style Other | Orchestra / Band Stavanger Symfoniorkester | Conductor Steven Sloane | Soloist Hélène Grimaud | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 Opening Gala of the new Concert House in Stavanger. A fantastic house with two big concert halls, one for classical music, the other for all sorts of rock, pop, jazz and musicals. A live broadcast with repertoire from Ravel to pop, from Vivaldi to new commissioned inauguration music. The international guest star was Hélène Grimaud.

International Edvard Grieg Piano 226 The Competition 2012 Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company NRK (Norway) | Executive Producer Anne Christîne Bratt | Director Marius Revold | Camera Hans Kristian Skjetne | Duration 29‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Bergen (Norway), 31.08.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Arild Erikstad During one intensive week, 29 gifted pianists from all around the word are competing for big money and a career opportunity. How to please the jury? Who will reach the top, and who will have to realize that this fight is to hard? In this documentary, you will have a close and intimate meeting with excellent talents, high ambitions, joy and sorrow.

227 Virtuos Status completed | Production Company NRK (Norway) | Executive Producer Kerstin Asplund | Director Torstein Vegheim | Duration 75‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded NRK studio 1 (Norway), 18.03.2012 | Orchestra / Band Norwegian Radio Orchestra | Conductor Thomas Søndergård | Source video/audio HD / Stereo The musical competition for young musicians, Virtuos, is arranged by the Norwegian Broadcasting every other year. The winner of this competition becomes the Norwegian candidate for the international Eurovision Young Musicians which also takes place every other year. In 2012, 17-year old Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad (viola) was awarded the coveted title of the “Eurovision Young Musician 2012” for his interpretation of the movements two and three of Béla Bartók’s Viola Concerto.


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Elena Rivkina | Original Text Miguel de Cervantes | Soloists Les Etoiles et les Premiers Danseurs de L‘Opéra National de Paris | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Telmondis Distribution (France) | Distribution theatrical François Roussillon FRA Cinema (France)

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Carmen

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Opéra de Paris Production (France) | Co-Production Company François Roussillon FRA Productions (France) | Director François Roussillon | Sets Damien Caille-Perret | Light Design Joël Horbeight | Duration 165‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra National de Paris – Opéra Bastille (France), 13.12.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Georges Bizet | Orchestra / Band L’Orchestre de L’ Opéra National de Paris | Conductor Philippe Jordan | Choir Paris Opera Choir, La Maîtrise des Hauts-de-Seine | Chorus Master Patrick Marie Aubert | Stage Director Yves Beaunesne | Choreography by Jean Gaudin | Costumes Jean-Daniel Vuillermoz | Libretto Henri Meilhac, Ludovic Halévy | Original Text Prosper Mérimée | Soloists Nikolai Schukoff, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Ludovic Tézier, Genia Kühmeier, Edwin Crossley-Mercer, François Lis, Louise Callinan, Olivia Doray, Alexandre Duhamel, François Piolino, Philippe Faure, Frédéric Cuif | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Telmondis Distribution (France) | Distribution theatrical François Roussillon FRA Cinema (France)

Don Quixote © Icare

„The knight of the sad face“ and his faithful squire Sancho Panza are mixed up in the wild love affairs of the stunning Kitri and the seductive Basilio in a richly colourful, humourous and virtuoso ballet, in a series of magnificent scenes. A particularly lively and light-hearted ballet version choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev (after Marius Petipa‘s legendary work) in 1981 for the Paris Opera‘s repertoire. The sets and costumes were specially made in 2002 for the Bastille Opera house.

230 O Zlozony / O Composite Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Opéra de Paris Production (France) | Co-Production Company Souffleurs de vert (France) | Director François Goetghebeur | Sets Vija Celmins | Light Design Jennifer Tipton | Duration 20‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra National de Paris - Palais Garnier (France), 06.12.2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Composer Laurie Anderson | Choreography by Trisha Brown | Costumes Elizabeth Cannon | Soloists Les Etoiles de L‘Opéra National de Paris | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Telmondis Distribution (France)

La gitane aux seins nus, Henri Regnault © Galerie Mendes, Paris 2012

A deadly passion, violently revealed and crushed by the Spanish sun. Philippe Jordan conducts Bizet‘s masterpiece for its long-awaited return to the Paris Opera in a brand new production directed for stage by Yves Beaunesne.

229 Don Quixote Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Opéra de Paris Production (France) | Co-Production Company François Roussillon FRA Productions (France) | Director François Roussillon | Sets Alexandre Beliaev | Light Design Philippe Albaric | Duration 118‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra National de Paris – Opéra Bastille (France), 18.12.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Dance Style Classical ballet | Composer Ludwig Minkus - arrangements John Lanchberry | Orchestra / Band L’Orchestre de L’ Opéra National de Paris | Conductor Kevin Rhodes | Choreography by Rudolph Nureyev after Marius Petipa | Dance Company Ballet de l‘Opéra National de Paris | Costumes

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In this ballet created in 2004, Trisha Brown (the emblematic figure of New York‘s avant-garde), offers an experimental work in which poetry is set in motion and where choreography is woven into the verses of the poets Czesław Miłosz and Edna St.Vincent Millay. An original attempt to blend classical vocabulary and postmodern language, the score serves as a sounding board magnifying the sonorities of the Polish language underneath the scenographer‘s starry skies...

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Sous Apparence

Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Opéra de Paris Production (France) | Co-Production Company Telmondis (France) | Director Vincent Bataillon | Sets Olivier Mosset | Light Design Madjid Hakimi | Duration 30‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra National de Paris, Palais Garnier (France), 09.11.2012 | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Composers M. Feldman, A. Bruckner, G. Ligeti | Orchestra / Band Ars Nova Ensemble Instrumental | Conductor Laurence Equilbey | Choir Accentus | Chorus Master Laurence Equilbey | Choreography by Marie-Agnès Gillot | Dance Company Ballet de l‘Opéra National de Paris | Costumes Walter Van Beirendonck | Soloists Laetitia Pujol, Alice Renavand, Vincent Chaillet | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Telmondis Distribution (France)

Sous apparence © Julien Benhamou / Opéra National de Paris

Etoile Dancer Marie-Agnès Gillot is creating her first ballet for the Paris Opera Ballet. A tribute to the French school of dance which, as it celebrates its tricentenary, continues to evolve and breathe life into the Opera‘s repertoire.

232 Un Jour Ou Deux Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Opéra de Paris Production (France) | Co-Production Company Telmondis (France) | Director Vincent Bataillon | Sets Jasper Johns | Light Design Davison Scandrett | Duration 65‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra National de Paris, Palais Garnier (France), 09.11.2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Dance Style Modern dance | Composer John Cage | Orchestra / Band Ars Nova Ensemble Instrumental | Conductor Philippe Nahon | Choreography by Merce Cunningham | Dance Company Ballet de l‘Opéra National de Paris | Costumes Jasper Johns | Soloists Emilie Cozette, Hervé Moreau | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Telmondis Distribution (France)

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Alexander Pereira All Out Of Passion

Genre Documentary: Portrait, other | Status completed | Production Company Langbein + Partner Media (Austria) | Co-Production Company ORF (Austria), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Executive Producer Heidelinde Rudy | Director Florian Gebauer | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salzburg (Austria), Latin America, etc. | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

Alexander Pereira - All out of passion © ORF/Langbein&Partner

Alexander Pereira is the new director general of the Salzburg Festival. This film shows the strengths and weaknesses of the experienced cultural manager, documents his story, his visions and his dreams, and also casts a look behind the scenes of the world’s biggest cultural festival.

Bat 234 The Die Fledermaus Genre Relay of: Operetta, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ORF (Austria) | Executive Producer Karin Veitl | Director Hannes Rossacher | Duration 180‘ 18‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Piece The Bat | Composer Johann Strauss | Recorded Seefestspiele Mörbisch (Austria), 12.07.2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Dolby surround 5.1

The Bat, Ensemble © ORF Un jour ou deux © Julien Benhamou / Opéra national de Paris

A tribute to the American composer John Cage and his companion, choreographer Merce Cunningham, almost 40 years after the latter created „Un jour ou deux“ for the Paris Opera Ballet. His work has not lost any of its force. It continues to inspire today‘s choreographers and dancers stimulating even greater audacity, freedom and creativity.

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„Die Fledermaus“ („The Bat“) is one of the most famous operettas by Johann Strauss, alongside “Zigeunerbaron” and “Eine Nacht in Venedig”. It was first performed at Theater an der Wien in 1874 and is considered the paragon of Vienna’s golden age of operetta. In his last year as director general, Harald Serafin, once again, surprised the audience with a sparkling performance. The staging is by actor Helmuth Lohner.


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La Bohème

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ORF (Austria) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG, ZDF (Germany), NHK (Japan) | Executive Producer Karin Veitl | Director Brian Large | Duration 124‘ 05‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Piece La Bohéme | Composer G. Puccini | Soloists Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczała, Nino Machaidze | Recorded Grosses Festspielhaus Salzburg (Austria), 01.08.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

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Let‘s Dance

Genre Documentary: Dance, other | Status completed | Production Company Langbein & Partner (Austria) | Executive Producer Heidelinde Rudy | Director Florian Gebauer | Duration 45‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Vienna (Austria) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Let‘s Dance © ORF / Langbein+Partner Media / Justin Beboso La Bohème / Anna Netrebko, Piotr Beczała © ORF

The very first performance of Puccini’s masterpiece at the Salzburg Festival – with a cast renowned opera houses can only dream of: Anna Netrebko as Mimi, Piotr Beczała as Rodolfo and Nino Machaidze, already known to TV viewers for her Julia alongside Rolando Villazón, as Musetta. Daniele Gatti conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker. A co-production with the Shanghai Grand Theatre.

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Leo Fall Forgotten Enfant Terrible Of Viennese Operetta

Genre Documentary: Historical, other | Status completed | Production Company FOR TV (Austria) | Co-Production Company ORF (Austria), WDR (Germany) | Executive Producer Karin Veitl, Lothar Mattner | Director Thomas Macho | Duration 45‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Vienna, Baden (Austria), Cologne (Germany) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

“Let’s Dance” is the story of people with one thing in common: the love of dance. Breakdance, ballet and Latin are their passions and all have a grand aim: to perform on stage. The film accompanies a Latin formation, a breakdance collective and students from the ballet school of the Vienna State Opera on the path to the decision over success and failure. It captures the passion for dance, also showing personal moments and providing interesting insights into extensive rehearsal and preparatory work. And, of course, the camera is there when the curtain finally goes up...

238 Music In The Air Genre For the camera: Screen choreography (with human participation), other | Status completed | Production Company ORF (Austria) | Assoc. Producer Wiener Philharmoniker (Austria), TEAM (Switzerland) | Executive Producer Heidelinde Rudy | Director Werner Boote | Duration 24‘ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded Vienna (Austria) | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Leo Fall © FOR Film

Leo Fall, once a glittering operetta composer of works such as “Dollarprinzessin” or “Madame Pompadour”, talks about his crazy life: In a fictitious conversation, he muses about his unbelievable wealth and his addiction to extravagance and gambling. He remembers his triumphs in Vienna, Berlin, London, New York and Buenos Aires and gives deep insights into his private life, which included an illegitimate daughter, his incapacitation, and a cocaine-addicted wife who was unable to cope with life. Together with his competitors, Lehár and Kálmán, Leo Fall was above all the most important operetta composer at the centre of an exciting intellectual and cultural life in Vienna at the beginning of the 20th century.

„The Philharmonics“ © ORF/Felix Breisach Medienwerkstatt

A fantastic declaration of love for music and the city of Vienna, the film «Music in the air» by Werner Boote was aired in the interval of the live broadcast of the «New Year’s Concert». Acting as musical tour guides are The Philharmonics (Tibor Kovác, Shkëlzen Doli, Thilo Fechner, Stephan Koncz, Ödön Rácz, Daniel Ottensamer, Frantisek Jánoska – five of whom come from the ranks of the Wiener Philharmoniker). They inspire the picturesque squares of the city with a gripping and exuberant selection of works from Claude Debussy to Chick Corea.

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239 Sisi – The Superstar Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company ORF (Austria) | Executive Producer Sharon Nuni | Director Werner Horvath | Duration 29‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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Summer Night‘s Gala

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ORF (Austria) | Executive Producer Heidelinde Rudy | Director Heidelinde Haschek | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Orchestra / Band Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich | Soloists Joyce DiDonato, Michael Schade, Vadim Repin | Recorded Grafenegg Music Festival (Austria), 22.06.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Emperess Elisabeth from Austria © ORF/APA

An exhibition on the 175th birthday of Elisabeth shows the Austrian empress as a travelling, exploring and philosophising woman of the 19th century: “Sisi on Corfu”. It was there that she had the villa “Achilleion” built for her, paid homage to her hero Achilles and took an interest in Greek history.The famous musical by Sylvester Levay and Michael Kunze is called “Elisabeth” and not “Sisi”: It was originally performed 20 years ago in Theater an der Wien. At its centre is a self-aware and modern woman, who wins through against all opposition and nevertheless tragically fails. A fate that touches and fascinates on Japanese and Korean stages as much as it does on German, Hungarian, Dutch and Swedish ones. The triumphal march of a musical and a travel-loving empress combined in a single documentary.

240 Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ORF (Austria) | Assoc. Producer Wiener Philharmoniker (Austria), TEAM (Switzerland) | Executive Producer Sandra Marchart | Director Michael Beyer | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Parks of the Castle Schönbrunn (Austria), 07.06.2012 | Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker | Conductor Gustavo Dudamel | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Dolby surround 5.1

Grafenegg / Michael Schade, Joyce di Donato © ORF

Within just a few years, the opening night of the annual music series in Grafenegg in Lower Austria, the «Summer Night’s Gala», has become an epitome of festive joie de vivre. Leading artists of the classical music world hold a get-together at the outdoor stage called the «Wolkenturm»: Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and tenor Michael Schade appear as guest stars receiving instrumental support from the virtuoso violinist Vadim Repin, whom Yehudi Menuhin described as «the best violinist I have ever had the privilege to hear». Tonkünstler-Orchester Niederösterreich is directed by its chief conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada.

Musical And Culinary 242 The Rossini And Pesaro Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company Felix Breisach Medienwerkstatt (Austria) | Co-Production Company ORF, 3sat/ORF (Austria) | Executive Producer Karin Veitl | Director Helmut Gürtler, Georg Madeja | Duration 45‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Pesaro (Italy) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Rossini © Felix Breisach Medienwerkstatt

Summer Night Concert - Gustavo Dudamel © ORF Wiener Philharmoniker

In addition to the «New Year’s Concert», the «Summer Night Concert» of the Wiener Philharmoniker has already established itself as a tradition. Against the fantastic backdrop of Schönbrunn Palace, the Viennese orchestra offers the audience an evening of musical pleasure; and with free admission. Charismatic young star Gustavo Dudamel conducts the concert for the first time. The motto is “Dance in the Opera – Homage to Debussy”.

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Gioacchino Rossini, born on 29 February 1792, was called the “Swan of Pesaro” by his contemporaries after the town of his birth. He spent his youth in Pesaro (Italy); and from there he embarked on his stellar career as an opera composer. Rossini also had his first culinary experiences with the cuisine of the Marches, which he incorporated in many of his compositions. Thus, the province of the Marches and the town of Pesaro effectively characterised Rossini's life as a composer, bon vivant and gourmet-gourmand. The musical-culinary journey into the past and present of the composer also led the television team to the famous Rossini Opera Festival, where his comic opera “Il Signor Bruschino” and others were on the programme.


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The Nutcracker

Genre Relay of: Dance, on location | Status completed | Production Company ORF (Austria) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Executive Producer Heidelinde Rudy | Piece The Nutcracker | Director Michael Beyer | Duration 103‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Vienna State Opera (Austria) | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 Norma © Fondazione Festival Euro Mediterraneo

A new production of Vincenzo Bellini‘s masterpiece, recorded in HD in the spectacular Greek theatre of Taormina. Stage direction, video direction: Enrico Castiglione. Costumes: Sonia Cammarata. A production of timeless charm; set in ruines of Stonehenge-like size...

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The “Nutcracker” probably is the most frequently performed work of ballet literature. Recreated by Rudolf Nureyev in 1985 for the ballet of the Paris Opera, of which he was the director at the time, this “Nutcracker” is closely related to the dancing career of ballet director Manuel Legris. His nurturing of the choreographical inheritance of Nureyev, which began with the revival of “Don Quixote”, is now being continued with performances of the “Nutcracker”.

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244 Norma Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Pan Dream SRL (Italy) | Co-Production Company RAI (Italy) | Director Enrico Castiglione | Author Vincenzo Bellini | Duration 145‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Greek Theatre at Taormina (Italy), 10.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Norma | Composer Vincenzo Bellini | Orchestra / Band Orchestra Bellini Opera Festival | Conductor Giuliano Carella | Choir Coro Lirico Siciliano | Chorus Master Francesco Costa | Stage Director Enrico Castiglione | Costumes Sonia Cammarata | Libretto Felice Romani | Soloists Daniela Schillaci, Gregory Kunde, Geraldine Chauvet, Enrico Iori, Massimiliano Chiarolla, Maria Motta | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, RAI (Italy) | Distribution homevideo, multimedia, DVD Pan Dream SRL (Italy)

Rigoletto

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Pan Dream SRL (Italy) | Co-Production Company RAI (Italy) | Director Enrico Castiglione | DVD-Retailer Pan Dream SRL (Italy) | Duration 130‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Greek Theatre at Taormina (Italy), 14.07.2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Rigoletto | Composer Giuseppe Verdi | Orchestra / Band Taormina Opera Festival | Conductor Lu Ja | Choir Coro Lirico Siciliano | Chorus Master Francesco Costa | Stage Director Enrico Castiglione | Costumes Sonia Cammarata | Libretto Francesco Maria Piave | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical RAI (Italy) | Distribution homevideo,multimedia Pan Dream SRL (Italy), DVD Pan (Italy) A 2013 Taormina event: The first part of a series of new productions of Giuseppe Verdis‘s popular trilogy, recorded in HD at the Greek theatre of Taormina. Stage direction, video direction: Enrico Castiglione. Costumes: Sonia Cammarata. Conductor: Lu Ja.

PETER ROSEN PRODUCTIONS, INC. Stirling 246 Lindsey Hip Hop Violinist Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. | Producer Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. (USA) | Executive Producer Lothar Mattner, Ryan Wilder | Director Peter Rosen | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded various | Musical Style Other | Dance Style Other | Piece Crystallize | Composer Lindsey Stirling | Orchestra / Band Lindsey Stirling | Choreography by Lindsey Stirling | Costumes Lindsey Stirling | Soloist Lindsey Stirling | Musical Style Other | Dance Style Other | Pieces Shadows, Skyrim, Lord of the Rings (Medley), Zelda | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.2 | Distribution TV ARTE/WDR (France, Germany)

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This film will explore the phenomenon called “Lindsey Sterling”, now America’s most popular media star, and soon to burst on the European and Asian scene. We will follow her creative process, choreographic work, violin music composition and lyric writing as well as the rehearsals and performances for her extremely popular music videos and live stage shows in front of huge arena audiences. Some of this film may be shot on a European tour in 2013 now being planned. Lindsey Stirling was born on 21 September 1986. In 2007, she introduced her YouTube channel, „Lindseystomp“, where she has posted many of her music videos. As of October 2012, the channel has over 142 million total views with almost 1 million subscribers...

Of Many, One 247 Out In The Spirit Of John Paul Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Peter Rosen Productions, inc., Roger Goodman Productions (USA) | Producer Peter Rosen, Roger Goodman | Director Peter Rosen, Roger Goodman | Editor Jon Fordham | Author Sir Gilbert Levine | Duration 116‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Chicago (USA), 22.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piecea Eroica Symphony, Magnificat | Composer L. v. Beethoven, J. S. Bach, E. T. Cone | Orchestra / Band Orchestra of the Chicago Lyric Opera | Choir Chorus of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV PBS (USA)

Van Cliburn at 1958 Tchaikovsky Competition © Van Cliburn Foundation

A 50th anniversary celebration of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. The film traces the lives of the 15 winners since 1962 and looks at how that moment on stage changed their lives and careers forever. Set against the backdrop of the story of Van Cliburn‘s victory in Moscow in 1958 at the first Tchaikovsky Competition at the height of the Cold War.

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249 Concerto Genre Documentary: Portrait, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Phil Grabsky Films (UK) | Duration 90‘ / 50‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Bonn, Hamburg (Germany), Bergen (Norway), Vienna (Austria), Prague (Czech Republic), Lucerne (Switzerland), Japan, New York, Los Angeles (USA), Paris (France), London (UK) | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces 5 Beethoven Piano Concerti | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Conductor Sir Gilbert Levine and John Paul © Peter Rosen Productions

In 1979, Chicago residents from all walks of life, immigrants and their children and grandchildren, now all Americans – one million strong: attended a mass in Gant Park. In memory of that event, this concert was held, including an ancient Polish Hymn, a new American Psalm, one of Bach’s most famous works, his Magnificat, and the most universal of all heroic symphonies: Beethoven’s „Eroica“. Performed by the Grammy-winning Chicago Symphony Chorus appearing for the first time on PBS, and – performing its first-ever orchestra concert: the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra. All coming together under the baton of Maestro Sir Gilbert Levine in the Spirit of John Paul...

Cliburn 248 The 50 Years Of Gold Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. (USA) | Producer Peter Rosen | Executive Producer Alann Sampson | Director Peter Rosen | Author Sara Lukinson | Duration 56‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Fort Worth (USA), London (UK), Rome (Italy), 01.01.2011 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece various | Composer various | Conductor various | Soloists The 15 winners of the Van Cliburn Competition | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV PBS (USA)

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Leif Ove Adnses – Concerto © Phil Grabsky Films

“Widely regarded as one of the most gifted musicians of his generation” (Wall Street Journal): Leif Ove Andsnes is undoubtedly considered one of the top pianists of the age. He has embarked on a four-year project to perform and record the five Beethoven piano concertos, both conducting from the piano the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and working with other conductors and orchestras – such as Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Award-winning filmmaker Phil Grabsky will be with him along the way. The film though is more than a portrait of a great pianist on tour – it is an exploration into the life of Beethoven, as revealed by these five masterworks.

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In Search Of Chopin

Genre Documentary: Portrait, other | Status in progress | Duration 90‘ / 50‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Paris, Nohant (France), Warsaw (Poland), UK | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo


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252 Deidamia Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company DNO, NTR (Netherlands) | Director Joost Honselaar | Duration 208‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Dutch National Opera (Netherlands), 29.02.2012 | Composer George Frideric Handel | Orchestra / Band Concerto Köln | Conductor Ivor Bolton | Stage Director David Alden | Soloists Sally Matthews, Veronica Cangemi, Olga Pasichnyk, Silvia Tro Santafé | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

In Search of Chopin © Phil Grabsky Films

From the director of the award-winning films on Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn comes the eagerly awaited new film „In Search of Chopin“. It is Chopin‘s life and music that Phil Grabsky will explore, talking to the world’s most respected historians and filming the world’s most acclaimed musicians. The press has labelled Grabsky’s films „high-class“ (New York Times), „splendid“ (LA Times), „the finest movies about great musicians“ (The Observer); and „In Search of Chopin“ will be no different. Deidamia © Ruth Walz

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Benjamin Britten Peace And Conflict

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Capriol Films (UK) | Assoc. Producer SBS Television (Australia) | Director Tony Britten | Camera Roger Bonnici | Duration 110‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded UK | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

The successful team of Ivor Bolton and David Alden has gone baroque again with George Frideric Handel‘s „Deidamia“. There is no known direct literary source for this opera, which is set at the start of the Trojan War. After an oracle has predicted the death of Achilles at Troy, he disguises himself as a woman and takes refuge at the court of Lycomedes, whose daughter Deidamia falls in love with the young Greek... Comedy and tragedy overlap in this work, and above all the title role encompasses a wide spectrum of expressive possibilities, from flirting love song to grand lament.

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Heavenly Voices The Legacy Of Farinelli

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Tico Productions (Italy) | Director Alessandro Scillitani | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict © Andrew Midgley

„Much has been written and several documentary films have been made about Benjamin Britten‘s life and his long and successful personal and creative partnership with the tenor Peter Pears. But little has been made of another, and in my view just as important an element, his lifelong commitment to pacifism. ‚Benjamin Britten: Peace and Conflict‘ is a feature-length drama documentary that explores the way in which Britten‘s pacifist beliefs developed which culminated in the ‚War Requiem‘“. (Tony Britten, director) The dramatic elements are exquisitely photographed on location at Gresham‘s School in Norfolk which Britten himself attended from 1928 to 1930 and the cast is headed by the young British actor Alex Lawther. Other contributors include Sue Phipps, Anita LaskerWallfisch, Iain Burnside and John Hurt.

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This documentary tells the story of how the phenomenon of the Castrati came about; largely due to the edict of Pope Sixtus V. banning all women from the stages of the Vatican State, and the church then turning a blind eye on the production of suitable replacements. Using a recording of Vinci‘s „Artaserse“ which unites Cencic, Jaroussky, Fagioli, Mynenko, Barna-Sabadus and Behle under the direction of Diego Fasolis as the starting point, the director explores the fascination with high voices which lasts until today.

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254 I Puritani Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company DNO, NTR (Netherlands) | Director Misjel Vermeiren | Duration 173‘ | Production Year 2010 | Recorded Dutch National Opera (Netherlands), 31.08.2009 | Composer Vincenzo Bellini | Conductor Giuliano Carella | Stage Director Francisco Negrin | Soloists Daniel Borowski, Scott Hendricks, Riccardo Zanellato, John Osborn, Fredrika Brillembourg, Mariola Cantarero | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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Jiří Bělohlávek A Conductor Without Fuss

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Poorhouse International Ltd. (UK) | Director Reiner E. Moritz | Duration 57‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Jiří Bělohlávek © Clive Barda

I Puritani © Clärchen and Matthias Baus

In Vincenzo Bellini‘s last opera, Elvira‘s love for Arturo overcomes the power games in Puritan England, staged with sombre, dramatic flair by Francisco Negrin as a world of blind dogma. Mariola Cantarero is compelling as the heroine on the verge of insanity in one of the greatest mad scenes in the history of opera. One of the leading lyric tenors of today, John Osborn sings Arturo with fearless commitment and spectacular top notes. In the pit: bel canto specialist Giuliano Carella.

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Jiří Bělohlávek has been very successful with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and now takes over as new chief conductor of the Czech Philharmonic. This profile by Reiner E. Moritz was commissioned by Czech Television for the occasion and looks on the very exciting carreer of a „musician‘s musician“, as Simon Rattle put it.

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Quick Hits Anoushka Shankar

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Talbot Players (USA) | Producer Steve Talbot | Duration 10‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded USA | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Iphigénie en Aulide & Iphigénie en Tauride

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company NTR for DNO (Netherlands) | Director Misjel Vermeiren | Duration 90‘ / 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Dutch National Opera (Netherlands), 31.08.2011 | Composer Christoph Willibald Gluck | Conductor Marc Minkowski | Stage Director Pierre Audi | Soloists Nicolas Testé, Salome Haller, Anne Sofie von Otter, Mireille Delunsch, Laurent Alvaro, Yann Beuron | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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There was a time when Anoushka Shankar’s music fell under her father’s shadow – how could it not, when you play the sitar and your father, Ravi Shankar, just happens to be the most famous sitar master in the world? But Anoushka has established herself as an extraordinary musician in her own right, with her own distinct voice. In London, she has just won the Songlines Music Award for Best Artist of 2012. Her new album, „Traveller“ finds her exploring the common roots of Indian classical music and Spanish flamenco.

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Pierre Audi and De Nederlandse Opera present these two late Gluck operas in one breathtaking evening as the story demands it. Who would not like to know about the fate of Agamemnon's youngest daughter, sacrificed in order to maintain fortunate winds for the Greek fleet en route to Troy? In these masterpieces, Gluck combines the achievements of his Roman operas with the French Tragédie lyrique to works of art that have inspired Mozart as well as coming generations including Berlioz.

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Riccardo Chailly Conducts The Orchestre de Paris

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company LGM (France) | Director Sebastien Glas | Duration 95‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salle Pleyel, Paris (France) 31.01.2012 | Orchestra / Band Orchestre de Paris | Conductor Ricardo Chailly | Soloist Maria João Pires | Pieces Overture to Creatures of Prometheus, Daphnis & Chloe, Piano Concerto No. 2 | Composers L. v. Beethoven, M. Ravel | Source video/audio HD / Stereo


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Since his arrival in France in the early 1970s, William Christie has reinvigorated neglected European music with American enthusiasm. In 1979 he founded Les Arts Florissants and subsequently, he has made them one of the most successful baroque ensembles ever. In this documentary Christie, also an accomplished harpsichordist, talks about his life from his upbringing in Upstate New York and his arrival in France to his work today and his relationship with the public and other musicians. We see him in New York, France, at home and at work, in concert and rehearsal and giving a masterclass to young musicians.

Riccardo Chailly, Maria-João Pires, OdP © LGM

LGM continues to provide interesting concert programmes thanks to their close relationship with the Orchestre de Paris. This concerts brings together Ricardo Chailly and Portuguese pianist Maria-João Pires.

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Sound Tracks Music Without Borders

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Julie Fowlis, Sound Tracks © Talbot Players

Following the very successful «Sound Tracks: Music and Politics», Talbot Players has just finished another episode for PBS. If features «Jazz Ambassador» Wynton Marsalis, Senegal's star singer and human rights activist Youssou N'dour, and Scottish folk singer Julie Fowlis who performs the beautiful theme song in the Disney/Pixar animated feature film «Brave». The closing «global hit» is performed by the Icelandic folk/ pop band Of Monsters and Men.

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Duration 340‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Teatro alla Scala, Milan (Italy), 30.04.2013 | Composer Richard Wagner | Conductor Daniel Barenboim | Stage Director Guy Cassiers | Choreography by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui | Costumes Tim Van Steenbergen | Soloists Ian Storey, Gerd Grochowski, Johannes Martin Kränzle, Mikhail Petrenko, Iréne Theorin | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Christie 260 William Rediscovering The French Baroque Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Rosebud Productions (France) | Co-Production Company France Télévision (France) | Director Priscilla Pizzato, Adrien Soland | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2011 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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William Christie © LGM

The last chapter of the „Ring“, and the best-loved opera of the four along with „Die Walküre“ which is well-loved because of its inherent drama of heartache, of twin lovers, of father and daughter, whilst „Götterdämmerung“ attracts people with the spirit of revenge that runs through it: heroes and men take the place of the gods, and the sentiments at stake are increasingly earthly. Barenboim arrived at the end of the undertaking and is preparing for the complete cycle in June when director Guy Cassiers will be concluding his marriage of recent image technology and pagan Germanic antiquity.

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Scala Concert 262 LaConducted By Robin Ticciati Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Teatro alla Scala, Milan (Italy), 20.12.2012 | Conductor Robin Ticciati | Chorus Master Bruno Casoni | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 Featuring Hector Berlioz‘s „Symphonie fantastique (Épisode de la vie d‘un artiste)“, the Fantastic Symphony: An Episode in the Life of an Artist“, op.14 and „L’adieu des bergers“ from the oratorio „L’Enfance du Christ“ (The Childhood of Christ), op.25.

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Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Duration 180‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Teatro alla Scala, Milan (Italy), 07.12.2013 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 Opening Season, 7 December 2013

264 Lohengrin Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Duration 275‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Teatro alla Scala, Milan (Italy), 07.12.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Richard Wagner | Conductor Daniel Barenboim | Stage Director Claus Guth | Choreography by Volker Michl | Costumes Christian Schmidt | Soloists René Pape, Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Tomas Tomasson, Evelyn Herlitzius, Željko Lučić | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 It is the story of the knight of the swan, the prince of Christianity who comes to the rescue of the mild Elsa of Brabant, to save her from a dishonourable accusation of fratricide. Barenboim will be conducting this first opera in which Wagner wove a tight-knit mesh of symbolic musical motifs. The production is staged by director Claus Guth, who gained massive critical acclaim in the past season with his take on Strauss „Die Frau ohne Schatten“.

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Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Duration 150‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Teatro Comunale di Bologna (Italy), 28.02.2013 | Composer Giuseppe Verdi | Conductor Roberto Abbado | Chorus Master Lorenzo Fratini | Stage Director Robert Wilson | Choreography by Robert Wilson | Costumes Jacques Reynaud | Libretto Francesco Maria Piave | Soloists Dario Solari, Riccardo Zanellato, Tatiana Serjan, Roberto De Biasio, Gabriele Mangione | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

The opera around „Va’ pensiero“ brought Verdi, not yet thirty, an international success, that stretched from Europe to America. It is a choral opera of biblical majesty, in which the threatening Babylonian emperor stalks through a world of contrasts, starting with the realm of the Jewish people who he has subjugated. Leo Nucci, as the protagonist, leads a strong cast in this new international production conceived by director Daniele Abbado. It‘s a carefully planned, start-to-finish tale of a people, told as a two-fold narrative, in which the destiny of the present overlaps with memory.

267 New Year‘s Concert 2013 Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Co-Production Company RAI Uno (Italy) | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Teatro La Fenice, Venice (Italy), 01.01.2013 | Conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner | Chorus Master Claudio Marino Moretti | Soloists Desiree Rancatore, Saimir Pirgu | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 New Year‘s Concert in co-production with Rai Uno

268 Notre-Dame De Paris Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status in progress | Duration 120‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Teatro alla Scala – Milan (Italy), 31.01.2013 | Composer Maurice Jarre | Conductor Paul Connelly | Choreography by Roland Petit | Costumes Yves Saint-Laurent | Libretto Roland Petit | Soloists Roberto Bolle, Natalia Osipova | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 Esmeralda, Quasimodo, Frollo and Phoebus: four great characters around whom a highly dramatic, passionate story revolves. The Corps de Ballet underscores the dynamics almost like an ancient choir. And in the background, there is the silent but incumbent presence of the cathedral, both witness and actress in this drama. „Notre-Dame de Paris“, inspired by the novel by Victor Hugo, with music by Maurice Jarre, sets by René Allio and costumes by Yves Saint-Laurent, returns to La Scala after more than ten years since its last performances. Once again, it will be a celebration of Roland Petit and his artistic vein, his art of evocation and synthesising that brings the essential cores of the story to light.

Christmas Concert 269 XXVII From Basilica San Francesco, Assisi Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Basilica di San Francesco, Assisi (Italy), 15.12.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Ennio Morricone | Orchestra / Band RAI National Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Ennio Morricone | Choir Choir of Santa Cecilia, Rome (Italy) | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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266 Nabucco Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company New Teatro alla Scala Production | Co-Production Company Royal Opera House, Covent Garden London (UK); Houston Grand Opera (USA); Gran Teatre de Liceu, Barcelona (Spain) | Duration 215‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Teatro alla Scala, Milan (Italy), 31.01.2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Giuseppe Verdi | Conductor Nicola Luisotti | Stage Director Daniele Abbado | Costumes Alison Chitty | Soloists Leo Nucci, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Vitalij Kowaljow, Liudmyla Monastyrska, Veronica Simeoni, Giuseppe Veneziano, Tatyana Ryaguzova, Ernesto Panariello | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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XXVII Christmas Concert from the Basilica San Francesco in Assisi.


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RSI RADIOTELEVISIONE SVIZZERA Corgh 270 Azio Cruci-Verba Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera (Switzerland) | Producer Giovanni Conti | Director Roberta Pedrini | Duration 58‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Auditorio RSI (Switzerland), 23.03.2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Piece Cruci-Verba | Composer Azio Corghi | Orchestra / Band Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana | Conductor Enrique Mazzola | Soloist Sonia Bergamasco | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera

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One of the most intimate moments in the entirety of Bach productions, one which breathes fresh life into the historical references regarding the role assigned to the chorus. Six pages in which tried and trusted approaches and original, typically Bachian solutions are paired, developed and transformed. The interpretative style adopted by Diego Fasolis, conductor of the Swiss Radio Television Chorus and I Barocchisti, highlights these in all their monumentality both during intimate moments marked by a quest for dialogue with the absolute, and in the sparkling mingling of voices raised in praise of the divine.

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Boccherini Renaissance

Genre Relay of: Chamber music, on location | Status completed | Production Company RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera (Switzerland) | Producer Giovanni Conti | Director Roberta Pedrini | Duration 67‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Villa Foresta, Mendrisio (Switzerland) | Musical Style Classical music | Composers L. Boccherini, J. Haydn | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera

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Can the Passion of Christ be narrated with a secular vision? The Italian composer Azio Corghi has risen to the challenge, blending Liszt’s music with the ice-cold lyrics of José Saramago. In this union, the lyrics which were branded as sacrilegious and blasphemous almost fade away, evoking the sense of bewilderment felt by those who witnessed these events, and conveying a terribly human dimension, making the figure of Christ feel close. Lisztian solutions offer great support to achieve this vision: chromatisms verging on atonality and research into the dramatic possibilities of sound – made all the more effective by the coherent conducting of Enrique Mazzola on the rostrum of the Orchestra della Svizzera italiana.

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Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, on location | Status completed | Production Company RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera (Switzerland) | Producer Giovanni Conti | Director Roberta Pedrini | Duration 67‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Biblioteca Cantonale Bellinzona (Switzerland) | Piece Motets BWV 225-230 | Composer J. S. Bach | Orchestra / Band I Barocchisti | Conductor Diego Fasolis | Choir Radiotelevisione svizzera | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera

Choir of RSI © RSI

ALEA Ensemble © RSI

A manifestation of the renewed interest which musicologists – and indirectly performers – are showing in the very human story of Luigi Boccherini (1743 – 1805) and in the music he produced. Hailing from Tuscany, he achieved fame throughout Europe both as a virtuoso cello player and as the precursor of one of the first chamber groups. Furthermore, in his role as a composer, he left us with a significant body of work, producing concerts, symphonies, sacred music and quartets. The programme proposes two of the latter, performed by the promising ALEA-Ensemble, pairing them with a Haydn quartet of which Boccherini was, artistically speaking, a rival.

273 Created Out Of Stones Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera (Switzerland) | Co-Production Company Myro Communications | Director Roberto Minini | Duration 31‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Sardinia (Italy) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera

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The Sardinian artist Pinuccio Sciola is appreciated internationally for his astonishing „sonorous stones“. He creates sculptures which, depending on the type of stone used and the way in which they are engraved, can produce a wide range of sounds. Sounds which are the voice of stone, as Pinuccio Sciola explains, sounds which tell the origin of each single rock, created by fire, water and the very origins of the universe. Through the eyes of Pinuccio Sciola and incorporating performances by a number of musicians, the documentary embarks on a journey to seek out the lost language of stones through evocative sensations, visions and relations with other artistic forms, primarily music.

274 Music Of Changes Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Studio production | Status completed | Production Company RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera (Switzerland) | Producer Giovanni Conti | Director Roberta Pedrini | Author Osvaldo Tritten | Duration 45‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded RSI | Composer John Cage | Soloist Joseph Kubera | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera

A great conductor on the podium of the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana. An irresistible combination with an enthralling outcome. Just as appealing are the pieces performed. They represent a genuine illustration of 18th-century German culture and also embrace a wide selection of European culture in general. From Symphony No.1 in D major and Symphony no.4 in G major by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach to the highly famous, thrilling Concerto No.2 for harpsichord and orchestra in F major with Koopman as soloist on the harpsichord, backed by Tini Mathot. Lastly, a piece that is sure to win over everyone in the audience: Symphony No.39 in E flat major by Mozart.

276 Verdi The Voice Of The Chorus Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, on location | Status completed | Production Company RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera (Switzerland) | Producer Giovanni Conti | Director Roberta Pedrini | Duration 28‘ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded Auditorio RSI | Composer Giuseppe Verdi | Orchestra / Band Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana | Conductor Diego Fasolis | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera

Joseph Kubera © RSI

The title refers to the „I Ching“, the ancient Chinese oracles called „The Book of Changes“, but at the same time indicates a decisive change in John Cage‘s way of composing music: In the four books of his piano cycle of the same title, dating from 1951, Cage, for the very first time, uses chance operations to define the charts of the different elements and the various compositional passages, resorting to the small coins of the „I Ching“. The strategies adopted and the timbre research on the instrument, carried out together with David Tudor, the dedicated pianist and first interpreter of the work, have made the „Music of Changes“, a kaleidoscopic, rich and surprising piece of music. In terms of piano music, it’s the most innovative venture since Debussy’s times and certainly one of the most important works written in the 20th century.

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Ton Koopman & Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera (Switzerland) | Producer Giovanni Conti | Director Roberta Pedrini | Duration 79‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Palazzo dei Congressi Lugano (Switzerland), 06.12.2011 | Composers C. Ph. E. Bach, W. A. Mozart | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera

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What would Verdi‘s great operas be without the chorus? In Verdi‘s conception of opera, the glorious sound expressed by the multitude of voices played a leading role, in fact a role which took on political significance. This was contended even by Giuseppe Mazzini who, in the melodramatic part assigned to the chorus, found the authentic voice of the people. Italy was obsessed with the Risorgimento which in just a few years succeeded in changing not only the profile of the Italian peninsula but also the entire face of Europe...

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Verdian Medley

Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, on location | Status in progress | Production Company RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera (Switzerland) | Producer Giovanni Conti | Director Roberta Pedrini | Camera Angelo Volponi | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Busseto (Italy) | Composer Giuseppe Verdi | Soloist Corrado Giuffredi | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera

Verdian Medley © RSI


RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera | RTV / TV Slovenija | Giuseppe Verdi’s music is just as exciting today as it was yesterday. While, in the past, it thrilled the very soul of all those who where crowding the theatre halls, intriguing people, so much so that everyone knew the arias of his operas by heart, today interest for the “Verdi product” goes beyond all this and is now extended to amalgamations and transcriptions. Our production has chosen this second path, gathering together some of the best Italian soloists. Clarinet, guitar, accordion, piano, double bass, all come together to pay homage to one of the greatest musical geniuses of the 19th century...

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Mezzo-soprano Bernarda Fink and bass-baritone Marcos Fink, sister and brother, are world-renowned opera and concert singers. In 2011, they put out a new album entitled „Slovenia!“ (with French record company Harmonia Mundi), presenting to the world Slovenian music and language through their interpretation of 32 Slovenian songs with the delicate piano accompaniment by Anthony Spiri. Eleven Slovenian composers were included in their selection of songs, representing different moods of expression. This year, they presented this programme to the home audience in an intimate evening of music at the renovated Slovene National Theatre Opera and Ballet.

280 Artbeaters, Jazz Concert Status completed | Producer Daniel Celarec | Executive Producer Danica Dolinar | Director Igor Zupe | Duration 88‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Kranj (Slovenia), 30.11.2011 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Executive Producer Danica Dolinar | Director Milena Olip | Editor Matjaž Jankovič | Duration 70‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Radovljica Castle (Slovenia), 31.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composers J. S. Bach, C.Ph. E. Bach, S. Karg-Elert, I. Stravinsky, K. Penderecki, E. Carter | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Artbeaters © Matjaž Kenda Mate Bekavac © rtvslo

Mate Bekavac is a first-rate Slovenian musician also tackling composing and conducting. He collaborates with the most prominent musicians in the world and has received numerous international awards. He thrilled the audience at this year’s, 30th Radovljica Festival at the Radovljica Castle in a solo concert connecting original compositions and his own transcripts of 18th and 20th century music – J. S. Bach, C. Ph. E. Bach, S. Karg-Elert, I. Stravinsky, K. Penderecki and E. Carter. Thoughts by Mate Bekavac and other composers complement the music in the TV film.

Night Of Slovenian Song 279 ABernarda Fink, Marcos Fink, Anthony Spiri

Genre Relay of: Vocal recital, Live recording | Status completed | Duration 46‘ 46‘‘ / 48‘ 17‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Slovene National Theatre Opera and Ballet Ljubljana (Slovenia), 30.04.2012 | Musical Style Other | Composers J. and B. Ipavec, K. Mašek, D. Jenko, F. Gerbič, J. Pavčič, E. Adamič, A. Lajovic, L. M. Škerjanec, Z. Prelovec and A. Geržinič | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Bernarda Fink, Marcos Fink

The Slovenian jazz band Artbeaters consists of four young jazz musicians, all with international experience: Peter Ugrin (violin), Aleš Ogrin (keyboards), Jan Gregorka (bass guitar) and Anže Žurbi (drums). Fusing influences of traditional jazz, New Orleans jazz, swing, as well as the genres of modern funk, reggae, drum'n'bass, house, afro-beat and jazzrock, their music is best described as fusion jazz, a blend of different styles of music stressing the main element of jazz – improvisation. A rare instrument in jazz bands, the violin contributes a great deal to the originality of their sound. In May 2012, the band won the 6th International Jazz Competition in Rumania.

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Eva-Nina Kozmus Plays Carl Nielsen

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Producer Zarja Zavodnik | Executive Producer Danica Dolinar | Duration 17‘ 58‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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Eva-Nina Kozmus is an incredibly talented, young Slovenian flutist, who inspires audiences with the lively beauty of her way of music. Being only 16 years old, Eva-Nina has already been awarded the coveted title of the «Eurovision Young Musician» and she appeared as a guest of Rolando Villazón in his show «Stars of tomorrow» (ARTE TV).

Fauré 282 Gabriel Requiem Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Producer Zarja Zavodnik | Executive Producer Danica Dolinar | Director Jaka Suligoj | Duration 39‘ 53‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Ljubljana, Cankarjev dom (Slovenia), 30.11.2011 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra | Conductor Emmanuel Villaume | Choir Slovenian Chamber Choir, AVE Chamber Choir | Soloists Sabina Cvilak, Marcos Fink | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Marij Kogoj (1892-1956) is one of the most intriguing composer personalities in the history of Slovenian music. The reasons for this are found both in the high aesthetic value of his compositions and in his fairly unusual life. He is one of the most prominent representatives of European Modernism in music, and his opera, «Black Masks» can be compared to the greatest achievements by the so-called Second Vienna School (Schönberg, Berg). This docu-drama links excerpts and contents of the opera with the story of Kogoj’s life, drawing parallels in terms of the search for identity.

Kogoj, Josip Vidmar 284 Marij Black Masks, Opera Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Producer Daniel Celarec | Executive Producer Danica Dolinar | Director Igor Zupe | Duration 169‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded SNT Opera and ballet Ljubljana (Slovenia), 30.11.2011 | Musical Style Other | Piece Black Masks | Composers M. Kogoj, J. Vidmar | Soloist Jože Vidic | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo | Distribution TV TV Slovenija (Slovenia)

Black Masks © Robert Balen Sabina Cvilak © RTVS

Gabriel Fauré’s mass for the dead, the Requiem, took him several years of writing, discarding and rewriting. The complete orchestral version was subjected to a second and a third review to include the orchestra and organ in addition to the soprano, baritone and choir. In contrast to the majority of this kind of musical forms, which stress the drama and darkness of the content, its tonality is rather gentle and peaceful, as if the composer had wanted to show death as a pleasant experience of relief and peace of mind.

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Journey Home A Portrait Of Composer Marij Kogoj

Genre Documentary: Portrait, on location | Status in progress | Executive Producer Danica Dolinar | Director Primož Meško | Editor Andrej Modic | Author Gregor Pompe | Director of Photography Bernard Perme | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece various | Composer Marij Kogoj | Main Actor Milan Štefe | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

„Black Masks“ is the most important work by composer Marij Kogoj. Together with librettist Josip Vidmar, Kogoj based his opera on a play by Russian author Leonid Andreyev. Following its premiere (1929), the piece was only staged twice (1957, 1990). Finally, in 2012, the opera is back on stage! Thanks to conductor Uroš Lajovic’s commitment and expertise. The staging is a co-production of SNT Opera and Ballet Ljubljana, SNT Opera and Ballet Maribor, and Maribor 2012 European Capital of Culture.

285 Moment Of Fever Series Moment of Fever | Genre For the camera: Screen choreography (without human participation), on location | Status completed | CoProduction Company Arkadena (Slovenia) | Producer Janez Kovic, Katja Getov Streszczenie | Executive Producer Danica Dolinar | Director Svetlana Dramlic | Camera Marko Brdar | Duration 7‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Choreography by Petra Zupančič | Soloist Petra Zupančič | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Petra Zupančič © rtvslo

A collection of five documentaries featuring young dancers and choreographers from Slovenia. Dedicated to the Dance Academy; with exquisite arrangement of the dance scenes, fancy narrative solutions and interesting psychological portraits.

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Monteverdi L’Orfeo, Opera

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Producer Daniel Celarec | Executive Producer Danica Dolinar | Director Jaka Suligoj | Duration 114‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded SNT Opera and ballet Ljubljana (Slovenia), 31.08.2012 | Musical Style Early music | Piece Orpheus | Composer Claudio Monteverdi | Orchestra / Band Academy of Music Chamber Choir and Baroque Orchestra | Conductor Egon Mihajlovic | Soloists Klemen Torkar, Štefica Stipančević, Nuska Rojko, Ana Grasselli, Cristina Thale | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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L’Orfeo © Zeljko Stevanic

The baroque opera „L’Orfeo“, written in 1607 by Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi, was first performed in Slovenia in 2012. The performance was a joint project by three University-of-Ljubljana academies – the Academy of Music, the Academy of Theatre, Radio, Film and Television, and the Academy of Fine Arts and Design – in co-operation with the Faculty of Computer and Information Science. For a while now, the architects of the Slovenian premiere, The Academy of Music, have put special focus on early music...

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288 American Mavericks Festival Short Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company SFS Media | Producer Oliver Theil | Director Mike Murray | Duration 6‘ 22‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Piece Concerto for Organ with Percussion Orchestra | Composer Lou Harrison | Orchestra / Band San Francisco Symphony | Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Music Society 287 Russian And Its Productions Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Duration 7‘ 30‘‘ | Production Year 2011 | Source video/audio DVD / Stereo

On stage at the 2012 American Mavericks festival © San Francisco Symphony

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The Russian Music Society is a high quality classical music production company that includes RMS TV, RMS records, RMS management. They produce classical music video and audio recordings, create series, organize concerts, tours and broadcasting. Their mission is to keep the classical music alive, creating musical bridges between the countries through concerts, recordings and festivals. „We like to keep the real feeling that music transmits and that is why all our recordings are live.“ Many of them are rare – especially those of the Russian repertoire – and you can not only hear, but also see the highest level of artistic interpretation on

Today‘s audiences, especially the younger demographic, are more likely to watch video online and in shorter segments. In order to meet this emerging demand, the San Francisco Symphony has been developing a series of educational and promotional shorts for distribution via channels such as YouTube and Vimeo. This excerpt from a short explains a particular work of Lou Harrison in the style of the acclaimed “Keeping Score” series, seeking to bring a new audience to this cutting-edge music.

Score 289 Keeping Stravinsky‘s Rite Of Spring Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company InCa | Producer Joan Saffa, David Kennard | Editor Blair Gershkow | Duration 55‘ 21‘‘ | Production Year 2006 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece The Rite of Spring | Composer Igor Stravinsky | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Music director Edo de Waart and composer in residence John Adams (1982) © San Francisco Symphony

Michael Tilson Thomas at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées © Courtesy of the San Francisco Symphony

29 May 1913: The world premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s most daring work nearly a hundred years ago will forever be remembered as a night so chaotic, so outrageous that it incited a riot. Join San Francisco Symphony music director Michael Tilson Thomas and the musicians of the San Francisco Symphony as they go behind the scenes in St. Petersburg and Paris to discover the spirit in which it was written and the drama of the opening night that shook the music world to the very foundations!

Score 290 Keeping The Rite Of Spring In Concert Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Producer Michael Bronson | Director Gary Halvorson | Editor Gary Bradley | Duration 51‘ 19‘‘ | Production Year 2006 | Piece The Rite of Spring | Composer Igor Stravinsky | Orchestra / Band San Francisco Symphony | Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Michael Tilson Thomas conducting the San Francisco Symphony © San Francisco Symphony

Challenging and vast, the 1913 premiere of Igor Stravinsky’s „The Rite of Spring“ changed the history of music forever. „The Rite“ was an evocation of pagan Russia, was played with the wild abandon of village folk music and became known as perhaps the most revolutionary piece of classical music yet heard. This concert, recorded in HD, live from Davies Symphony Hall, features Michael Tilson Thomas conducting the San Francisco Symphony through this haunting and tempestuous work. Remembered for the history-making premiere riot, this performance reminds us of why this piece defined the 20th century.

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San Francisco Symphony At 100 A Documentary

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Janette Gitler | Assoc. Producer Rob Weiss | Editor Blair Gershkow | Author Miles Saunders | Duration 53‘ 02‘‘ | Production Year 2011 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Appalachian Spring | Composer Aaron Copland | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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„San Francisco Symphony at 100“ is an engaging documentary that combines the story of the San Francisco Symphony’s first century with the city’s rebirth after the 1906 earthquake. In eight themed vignettes, this programme outlines the Symphony’s relationship with San Francisco, its contributions to pioneer media, touring, and the artists it has nurtured over the years. Narrated by author Amy Tan, the documentary includes rare archival footage and images, interviews and excerpts from its vast recording archives.

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292 75 Years Lucerne Festival Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (Switzerland) | Co-Production Company ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Christian Eggenberger | Director Béla Batthyany | Duration 58‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Lucerne (Switzerland) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV SRF (Switzerland)

Lucerne Festival, KKL Building © Keystone

A spectacular building, two extraordinary orchestras, a visionary programme and a clever director – these are the ingredients that make the Lucerne Festival one of the most prestigious festivals in the world of classical music. 2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the festival. Béla Batthyany’s documentary is a voyage through its history and landmarks. His camera also goes backstage and captures the mechanisms that bring art to the people.

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Gölä Working Class Hero And Swiss Superstar

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (Switzerland) | Producer Christian Eggenberger | Director Christina Pollina | Camera Steff Bossert | Editor Jeanne Rüfenacht | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Switzerland, Australia | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV SRF (Switzerland)


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Gölä in Sydney, Australia © June Wong

Gölä is Switzerland’s most popular – and most controversial – rock star. He firmly believes he’s a better mason than musician, even though he sells out stadiums. Gölä started as a construction worker. He can be a charming kitchen philosopher and moments later an outrageous redneck. But certainly he is a loving crooner, singing in Swiss German. Gölä has a big dream: He wants to reach an international audience. Filmmaker Christina Pollina accompanies Gölä to Australia for the promotion of his fifth English album “Hour Of The Thief“. As expected, no one is waiting for a Swiss working class hero to dethrone Bryan Adams. Does Gölä care? No, he returns home, shelves the project and moves on to record another No.1 album in Swiss German. Bet he is not giving up his dream...

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I Have Heard You Playing

Genre Documentary: Portrait, on location | Status completed | Production Company Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen SRF (Switzerland) | Producer Christian Eggenberger | Director Béla Batthyany | Camera Quinn Reimann | Editor Birgit Munsch-Klein | Duration 58‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Berlin (Germany), Vienna (Austria), London (UK), Zurich (Switzerland), Moldavia | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV SRF (Switzerland)

Viva Verdi, Hallenstadion Zurich © Habegger

„Viva Verdi“ is a spectacular opera show celebrating Guiseppe Verdi’s 200th anniversary in 2013. The musical journey features higlights from Verdi’s opera classics such as „Nabucco“, „La Traviata“ and „Aida“. While Verdi‘s opera productions were gigantic – „Viva Verdi“ strives to do just the same for a contemporary audience, combining excellent performers with state of the art technology.

SERVUSTV Legends 296 Austropop Austria 3, Ludwig Hirsch And Others Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company DoRo (Austria) | Co-Production Company ServusTV (Austria) | Producer Frank Gerdes, Mariella Tschenett | Executive Producer Rudi Dolezal | Director Rudi Dolezal | Duration 320‘ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Patricia Kopatchinskaja © SRF

Patricia Kopatchinskaja is widely regarded as one of the finest violinists of our time. Her expressive performance mirrors the way she talks: it’s straightforward, exhilarant and honest. Her roots in folk music and her ability to transcend the clichés of the classical music industry have made her a violinist like no other. Béla Batthyany’s film offers a visually intriguing and intimate insight into an artist‘s life. Over a period of two years, Batthyany accompanied Patricia Kopatchinskaja to performances in Zurich, London, Berlin, Vienna, and to Moldovia, where everything began in 1977.

295 Viva Verdi Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Mobile Productions, (Switzerland) | Co-Production Company Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (Switzerland) | Producer Christoph Buerge | Director Stephan Brülhart | Light Design Stephen Ross | Duration 100‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Hallenstadion Zurich (Switzerland), 30.11.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Giuseppe

Austropop Legends: Austria 3 © Lukas Beck

„Austropop Legends“ is a 6-episode documentary serial by Rudi Dolezal portraying the legendary protagonists of Austropop: Austria 3, Georg Danzer, Rainhard Fendrich, Erste Allgemeine Verunsicherung (EAV), Ludwig Hirsch and STS.

Von Goisern 297 Hubert Brenna Tuats The Tour Film

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company ServusTV (Austria) | Assoc. Prod. Company FCKW (Austria) | Producer Frank Gerdes, Mariella Tschenett | Executive Producer Chris Weisz | Director Chris Weisz | Camera Henning Brümmer, Wolfgang Loa-

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Karajan – The Second Life © Siegfried Lauterwasser Hubert von Goisern, Brenna Tuats – The Tour Film © Konrad Fersterer

Hubert von Goisern is back! After the sensational success of his new album “Entwederundoder”, the year 2012 was marked by the “Brenna Tuats Tour” with around 100 concerts from Zurich to Graz to Hamburg. The film of the tour exclusively accompanies Goisern and his band – from the first rehearsals in the studio at home to the high point of his concert tour at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria.

Von Goisern 298 Hubert Brenna Tuats Tour Live In Austria

Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ServusTV (Austria) | Assoc. Prod. Company FCKW (Austria) | Producer Frank Gerdes, Mariella Tschenett | Executive Producer Fabian Diering, Jeanette Picker | Director Chris Weisz | Camera Günter Euringer | Editor Edwin Steinitz | Duration 120‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

The film „Karajan – The Second Life“ offers never-before-seen film footage and a fascinating look at the musical performances of the conductor Herbert von Karajan. Excerpts from private recordings of phone calls between the maestro and his sound engineer Günter Hermanns were exclusively analyzed for this film and provide an authentic insight into Karajan’s work. The central question is what will remain of Karajan, who made more recordings than anyone else, and his unprecedented ambitious artistic legacy. Interviews with important companions of Karajan such as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Brigitte Fassbaender, Peter Alward and others provide insight into various aspects of this question and much more. Around 90 per cent of the archival material has not been released before. (Long and short version available)

300 Rainhard Fendrich in Concert Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ServusTV (Austria) | Assoc. Prod. Company O.P.A. (Germany) | Producer Odisseas Papadopoulos | Director Alex Guntersdorfer | Duration 114‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Hubert von Goisern „Brenna Tuats-Tour“ – Live in Austria © Philip Platzer, Red Bull Contentpool

Hubert von Goisern, with the hits of his current album “Entwederundoder” and classics from the last 20 years, turns the open air venue in Spielberg, Austria into a fortress of alpine rock. As part of the „Musikrausch – Der Konzertsommer“ series, ServusTV presents the artist on top form on his “Brenna Tuats Tour 2012“– recorded in front of thousands of fans at the Red Bull Ring racetrack on 14 July 2012.

299 Karajan The Second Life Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company ServusTV (Austria) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Frank Gerdes | Executive Producer Thomas Niemann | Director Eric Schulz | Camera Fariba Nilchian | Editor Peter Klum | Duration 79‘ / 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

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Rainhard Fendrich in Concert © Lena Laabs/Management Rehling

Rainhard Fendrich is one of the most popular Austropop musicians. At the Ötztal Open Air in Tirol (Austria), he presents hits like „Es lebe der Sport”, “Blond” and „I Am From Austria” as well as songs from his new album “Meine Zeit”.

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The ServusTV Neujahrskonzert 2013

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ServusTV (Austria) | Assoc. Prod. Company bfmi (Austria), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Producer Frank Gerdes | Executive Producer Bernhard Fleischer | Director Michael Beyer | Duration 100‘ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg | Conductor Hansjörg Angerer | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)


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The ServusTV Neujahrskonzert 2013 © Christian Schneider

In its New Year’s Concert 2013, the internationally renowned Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg, under its principal conductor Hansjörg Angerer, spans a bridge from Vienna to Paris to celebrate the beginning of the New Year with a resounding flourish. Under the heading „La chasse – the hunt”, the programme features works related to hunting in all their great diversity and tradition. With new arrangements of works by Strauss, Lehár, Suppé and others.

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302 Arctic Monkeys Live At The Olympia Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sombrero & Co. (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France, Direct Star (France) | Producer Patrick Villeneuve | Assoc. Producer Eric Hallier | Director Thierry Villeneuve | Duration 70‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Olympia (Paris), 03.02.2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Dance Style Other | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Sombrero & Co. (France)

Artctic Monkeys At The Olympia © Sombrero & Co

By distilling the sounds of Franz Ferdinand, The Clash, The Strokes, and The Libertines into a hybrid of swaggering indie rock and danceable neopunk, Arctic Monkeys has become one of the UK‘s biggest bands of the new millennium. As the lights go down in the Olympia Hall, a crazy rush carries away the audience to the sound of rock’n’roll.

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Les Salons De Musiques, Season 1

Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sombrero & Co. (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France, TVR 35 (France) | Producer Jean-Philippe Perrot, Patrick Villeneuve | Director Thierry Villeneuve, Samuel Petit, Adeline Chahin | Light Design Florence Levasseur | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Various | Orchestra / Band Quatuor Zaïde, Quatuor Mondigliani, Syntonia Ensemble, Chiaroscuro Quartet | Soloists Bertrand Chamayou, Lise de la Salle, Nemanja Radulovic, David Grimal, Sarah Nemtanu, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Alina Ibragimova, Jérôme Pernoo, Cédric Tiberghien, Antoine Tamestit, Chilly Gonzales | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Sombrero & Co. (France)

„Les Salons de Musique“ © Sombrero & Co. „Les Salons de Musique „is a series of TV programmes (10X60') that takes classical music out of the concert halls and into unexplored territories. The main idea is to attract new audiences. In its entirety, the collection makes us look at the classical music world with new eyes. The „protagonists“ are young artists who cannot be ignored: Bertrand Chamayou and the Quatuor Zaïde, Lise de la Salle and the Quatuor Modigliani, Nemanja Radulovic, David Grimal and the Quatuor Les Dissonances, Chilly Gonzales and Vincent Segal, Sarah Nemtanu and the Syntonia Ensemble, Jean-Guihen Queyras, the Chiaroscuro Quartet (with Alina Ibragimova) and Jérôme Pernoo, Florin Niculescu and Duel: Cédric Tiberghien et Antoine Tamestit.

304 PJ Harvey Live At The Olympia Status completed | Production Company Sombrero & Co. (France) | CoProduction Company ARTE France (France) | Producer Patrick Villeneuve, Eric Hallier | Director Laurent Hasse | Duration 70‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Olympia (Paris), 15.02.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

PJ Harvey Live At The Olympia © Remy Grandroques - Sombrero & Co

Indie rock queen PJ Harvey gave a live appearance at the Olympia for half an hour, and the world shook to her bewitching voice. The very classy Polly Jean Harvey is accompanied by Mick Harvey from the Bad Seeds and John Parish. They sing the tragedy of war – hypersensitive, precise, grandiose and intensive, and never melodramatic.

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SDM 1 Bertrand Chamayou And Quatuor Zaïde

Series Les Salons de Musique ( Season 1) | Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sombrero & Co. (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France, TVR 35 (France)| Producer Jean-Philippe Perrot, Patrick Villeneuve | Director Thierry Villeneuve | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Le Comptoir Général Paris (France), 19.01.2012 | Composers F. Liszt, J. Brahms, A. v. Zemlinsky, C. Franck | Pieces Sposalizio, Sonnet 104 de Petrarque, jeux d'eau de la villa d'Este from "Années de pélerinage"; Quartet 3; Quinte; Quartet 4 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Bertrand Chamayou and Zaïde Quartet in Salons de Musique opus 1 © Sombrero & Co

«Les Salons de Musique» is a collection of TV programmes (10X60') that takes classical music out of the concert halls and into unexplored territories.

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Series Les Salons de Musique ( Season 1) | Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sombrero & Co. (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France, TVR 35 (France) | Producer Jean-Philippe Perrot, Patrick Villeneuve | Director Thierry Villeneuve | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Fabrique Gallery Ivry (France), 22.02.2012 | Composers S. Prokofiev, J. S. Bach, R. Schumann | Pieces "Capulets et des Montaigus" from Romeo et Juliette; Concerto Italien BWV 971; Ariaga Quartet No. 3; Quintet opus 44 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Sombrero & Co. (France)

Nemanja Radulović and the devil‘s trills in Salons de Musique opus 3 © Sombrero & Co

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Quatuor Les Dissonances

Series Les Salons de Musique ( Season 1) | Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sombrero & Co. (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France, TVR 35 (France) | Producer Jean-Philippe Perrot, Patrick Villeneuve | Director Samuel Petit | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Atelier du Plateau Paris (France), 17.05.2012 | Composers B. Bartók, L. Janáček | Pieces Solo Violin Sonata; Kodaly duo for violin and cello Mouvement 1; Quartet 2 Lettres Intimes Mouvement 1, 3 & Final; Quartet 1 "Kreutzer" Mouvement 1 & Final | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Sombrero & Co. (France)

Lise de la Salle and the Modigliani Quartet in Salons de Musique opus 2 © Sombrero & Co

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SDM 3 Nemanja Radulović And The Devil’s Trills

Series Les Salons de Musique (Season 1) | Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sombrero & Co. (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France, TVR 35 (France) | Producer Jean-Philippe Perrot, Patrick Villeneuve | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Espace Cinko Paris (France), 19.03.2012 | Composers P. d. Sarasate, A. Sedlar, W. A. Mozart, J. S. Bach, G. Fauré | Pieces Caprice Basque op. 24; Spring in Japan; Sonata for violin and piano in G major, K.301; Chaconne from Partita 2; "Après un rêve" | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Sombrero & Co. (France)

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David Grimal and Les Dissonnances Quartet in Salons de Musique opus 4 © Sombrero & Co

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5 309 SDM Chilly Gonzales Invites Vincent Ségal

Series Les Salons de Musique ( Season 1) | Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sombrero & Co (France) | Co-Production Company TVR 35, ARTE France (France) | Producer Jean-Philippe Perrot, Patrick Villeneuve | Director Thierry Villeneuve | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Palais de Tokyo, Paris (France), 28.06.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Sombrero & Co. (France)


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Chilly Gonzales © Sombrero & Co. Kurt Sanderling © Familie Sanderling

In the summer of 2012, the shooting of the 6th „Salon de Musique“ took place at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris with Chilly Gonzales as special guest; an event on the occasion of the release of his new album “Solo Piano II“. In this show, the self-proclaimed „musical genius“ Chilly Gonzales proves once more that he’s an authentic entertainer, and a great musician, playing with French cellist Vincent Ségal and German musicians from Deluxe Trio.

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The Cure At Les Vieilles Charrues 2012

Genre Relay of: Musical, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sombrero & Co. (France) | Co-Production Company ARTE France, Direct Star, TVR 35 (France) | Producer Patrick Villeneuve | Assoc. Producer Eric Hallier | Director Thierry Villeneuve | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Vieilles Charrues (France), 20.08.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Sanderling’s life story is no less breathtaking than his professional talent. A German born Jew he managed to flee to Russia and was saved from the Gulag by his friend Dimitri Shostakovich. He settled in the GDR, an isolated country from where he became one of the best known conductors in the world.

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A Day In The Life Of Cellist Johannes Moser

Series A Day in the Life | Genre Documentary: Other, other | Status completed | Director Holger Preusse | Camera Svea Andersson | Editor Ralf Streese | Duration 26‘ 05‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Frankfurt (Germany), New York (USA) | Composers E. Lalo, C. Debussy | Orchestra / Band Frankfurter Oper- und Museumsorchester | Conductor Kristjan Järvi | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Windrose (France)

Johannes Moser in New York © Karolina Doleviczenyi The Cure at Les Vieilles Charrues © Sombrero & Co.

The Cure, after a career of 36 years, remains a major influence on contemporary rock. The legendary British band performed in front of an audience of 40,000 at the biggest festival in France, Les Vieilles Charrues 2012. With Gabriel Reeves from Tin Machine on guitar and Roger O‘Donnell on the keyboards, the Cure takes us right back to our teenage years...

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A 100th Birthday Tribute Kurt Sanderling

Genre Documentary: Other, other | Status completed | Production Company Sounding Images (Germany) | Producer Claus Wischmann | Director Elke Sasse | Camera Oliver Gurr | Editor Dorothea Dieckmann | Duration 43‘ 21‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

„A day in the life of…“ presents unconventional classical musicians. Each programme highlights 24 hours of their life: rushing to an audition, rehearsing with friends or just going shopping. The style of the format reflects the protagonists enthusiasm, energy and unconventional way of living. There is no need for the German-Canadian Johannes Moser to choose between his classical cello and the electric alternative; he has mastered the art of both. Moser lives in New York from where he travels to the grand concert halls in the world. The film accompanies Moser on one of these journeys, between the US and Europe.

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A Day In The Life Of Francesco Tristano

Series A Day in the Life of... | Genre Documentary: Other, other | Status completed | Production Company sounding images (Germany) | Producer Claus Wischmann | Director Friederike Schlumbom | Camera Jan Kerhardt | Editor Gabi Eglau | Duration 26‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Barcelona, Mallorca (Spain), Zurich (Switzerland) | Musical Style Other | Composers J. S. Bach, J. Cage | Orchestra / Band Züricher Kammerorchester | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Francesco Tristano, 30-year-old pianist and composer from Luxemburg, moves between the classical and techno music world, between composing and practising the piano in Barcelona, rehearsing Mozart with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra in Switzerland and performing a live techno gig in a club in Palma de Mallorca. This also expresses Tristanos main concern: being a mediator between two worlds which normally don‘t connect – the baroque and the modern electronic world.

Day In The Life Of 314 APatricia Kopatchinskaja Series A Day in the Life of ... | Genre Documentary: Other, other | Status completed | Production Company Sounding Images (Germany) | Director Claus Wischmann | Camera Michael Dreyer | Editor Peter Klum | Duration 26‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Berlin (Germany) | Composers L. v. Beethoven, B. Bartók, G. Kurtág | Orchestra / Band Berliner Staatskapelle | Conductor Pablo Heras-Casado | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Windrose (France)

Vladimir Malakhov © Enrico Nawrath

The opera house, the concert hall, the museum… the limitation to these venues is over. In „Guerilla Arts“ famous artists leave their comfort zone and share their creativity with the people in the streets. This entertaining half-hour format features well-known musicians and artists stepping out into the world and meeting their amateur counterparts. In „Guerilla Arts“, Vladimir Malakhov, one of the greatest dancers of his generation, will be facing a totally different scene: He will join an aerobic class inciting the participants to line up in a huge dancing flashmob in the heart of Berlin.

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Guerilla Arts Patrice!

Genre Documentary: Other, other | Status completed | Production Company Sounding Images (Germany) | Producer Claus Wischmann | Camera Boris Fromageot | Author Adama Ulrich, Annabelle Steffes | Duration 26‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Patricia Kopatchinskaja © Marco Borggreve

24 hours with Patricia Kopatchinskaja. Rehearsals with the Berliner Staatskapelle, salon music at the Brandenburg Gate, a meeting with choreographer Sasha Waltz, quick phone calls to her daughter, and a performance in the Philharmonie. The untamed, uncompromising Patricia Kopatchinskaja is reflected in the visual style of the camerawork. The usual detachment will be suspended to let the unique and creative core of artistic expression shine through – in life just as it is in art.

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Guerilla Arts Malakhov!

Series Guerilla Arts | Genre Documentary: Other, other | Status in progress | Production Company Sounding Images (Germany) | Producer Claus Wischmann | Camera Boris Fromageot | Author Caroline Haertel, Annabelle Steffes | Duration 26‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Berlin (Germany), 20.11.2012 | Musical Style Other | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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The opera house, the concert hall, the museum… the limitation to these venues is over. In «Guerilla Arts» famous artists leave their comfort zone and share their creativity with the people in the streets. This entertaining half-hour format features well-known musicians and artists stepping out into the world and meeting their amateur counterparts. In «Guerrilla Arts», the singer and songwriter Patrice, famous for his combination of reggae and soul, leaves his studio to meet musicians in the streets of Cologne. They join forces performing a musical flashmob in the historic city centre.

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Lorin Maazel Meets Alice Sara Ott

Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sounding Images (Germany) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co, KG (Germany) | Producer Claus Wischmann | Director Stéphan Aubé | Editor Janine Dauterich | Duration 100‘ / 43‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Munich (Germany), 26.09.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Piano Concert G major; La Valse, Petrushka (1911 version), Pelléas et Mélisande | Composers M. Ravel, I. Stravinsky, G. Fauré | Orchestra / Band Münchner Philharmoniker | Conductor Lorin Maazel | Soloist Alice Sara Ott | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)


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320 Kleerup On Aniara Genre Documentary: Portrait, on location | Status completed | Co-Production Company Scorpius Films | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo Pop musician Andreas Kleerup was a surprising choice for the stage music for „Aniara“, a space epic by Nobel Laureate writer Harry Martinson. For Kleerup, the commission was a matter of life and death. Despite great personal problems, he succeeded with panache. This film captures Kleerup in his composing retreat at Ingmar Bergman‘s estate on the island of Fårö. Alice Sara Ott © Esther Haase and DG

Two versions available: The 43-minute version includes Ravel‘s Piano Concerto in G major and „La Valse“ as well as excerpts from the rehearsals and statements of the musicians. The 100-minute concert recording includes Stravinsky‘s „Petrushka“, Ravel‘s Piano Concerto in G major, „La Valse“ plus Gabriel Fauré‘s orchestral suite „Pelléas et Mélisande“ op.80.

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The Great Frederick Remix

Genre Documentary: Other, other | Status completed | Production Company Sounding Images (Germany) | Co-Production Company RBB/ARTE (Germany) | Producer Claus Wischmann | Director Friederike Schlumbom | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Berlin, Potsdam (Germany) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Love, Hope And Destiny

Genre Relay of: Vocal recital, Studio production | Status in progress | Duration 70‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Hjalmar Bergman Theatre, Örebro (Sweden) | Musical Style Classical music | Composers L. v. Beethoven, K. Weill, E. Grieg, R. Wagner, H. Berlioz, M. Ravel, B. Dean, J. Brahms, Strauss, E. Elgar | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Dolby surround 5.1 Soprano Nina Stemme and conductor Thomas Dausgaard, on the rostrum of the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, have carefully selected a programme integrating several narrative elements to a seamless whole. Specially created lighting design intensifies the dramatic thread in this unique concert show.

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Sinding Sessions

Genre For the camera: Music video clip, on location | Status completed | Duration 30‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Benny Andersson‘s studio (Sweden), 01.09.2012 | Source video/audio DV / Stereo A series of intimate recording sessions, hosted by Per Sinding Larsen. In the framework of his highly successful video music blog on svt.se, these six 30-minute sessions have also been broadcasted on SVT. In this episode, singer-songwriter Frida Hyvönen is joined by Benny Andersson in his very private recording studio.

Project Trio © Peter Klum

„The Great Frederick Remix“: An innovative documentary on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the Prussian King Frederick the Great. Christian Thielemann and Daniel Hope meet DJs, streetartists, breakdancers and classical musicians in search of Frederick’s heritage.

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Herbert Blomstedt At 85

Genre Documentary: Portrait, on location | Status completed | Director Camilla Lundberg | Duration 58‘ 30‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Lucerne (Switzerland), Stockholm (Sweden), et al. | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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Trio Élégiaque

Genre Relay of: Instrumental recital, Studio production | Status in progress | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Piano Trio in D minor op 9 | Composer S. Rachmaninov | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Dolby surround 5.1 The award-winning Swedish Kungsbacka Trio plays Rachmaninov‘s passionate romantic trio, written in memory of Tchaikovsky.

Pack 324 Flat The Musical Genre Relay of: Musical, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sveriges Television (Sweden) | Executive Producer Bengt Wennehorst | Director Erik Gedeon | Editor Christer Ahlqvist | Author Klas Abrahamsson | Duration 108‘ 55‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Malmö Stadsteater (Sweden), 21.04.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

At 85, maestro Herbert Blomstedt is more active than ever. A father of four daughters, he regards his orchestras as his extended family. Conducting everything by heart, caring for all details in the score, Blomstedt delivers interpretations that are always fresh, warm and very human. As a devout Seventh-Day Adventist he does not allow himself to work or rehearse on Saturdays – a great obstacle in his early career.

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326 Anders Ekborg in Flat Pack - The Musical © Peter Westrup

A musical «furniture saga» about the wonder of Sweden – Ingvar Kamprad, the founder of IKEA. The score is composed by Erik Gedeon, who also directed this performance from Malmö Stadsteater. Scriptwriter Klas Abrahamsson says: «Many songs are written about love, but very few about product development.» Seven singing actors and two musicians take part in the show. The title role is played by actor/singer Anders Ekborg, known from the Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus musicals «Chess» and «Kristina from Duvemala». «Flat Pack – The musical» opened in Hamburg where it is still played and will come to London in autumn 2012.

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Karl Dyall Dancer, Singer, Actor

Genre Documentary: Dance, on location | Status in progress | Production Company SVT Sveriges Television (Sweden) | Director Bengt Wennehorst | Camera Carl Magnus Lindstrom | Editor Christer Ahlqvist | Duration 58‘ 47‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded London (UK), Stockholm (Sweden), 30.11.2011 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

A Florentine Tragedy

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Opéra de Lyon (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company Mezzo, France Televisions (France) | Producer Antoine Perset, Denis Morlière | Duration 54‘ | Production Year 2012 | Composer A. v. Zemlinsky | Conductor Bernhard Kontarsky | Soloists Martin Winkler, Gun-Brit Barkmin | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

A Florentine Tragedy © Stofleth

„A Florentine Tragedy“ is a fragment of a never-completed play by Oscar Wilde. The subject concerns Simone, a wealthy 16th-century Florentine merchant who finds his wife Bianca in the arms of a local prince, Guido Bardi. After feigning hospitality, Simone challenges the interloper to a duel, disarms and strangles him. This awakens the affection of his wife, and the two are reconciled.

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Boris Godunov

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Mariinsky Theater (Russia), Mezzo (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company France Télévision (France) | Producer Antoine Perset, Denis Morlière | Duration 150‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Mariinsky Theater (Russia), 25.05.2012 | Composer Modest Mussorgsky | Conductor Valery Gergiev | Stage Director Graham Vick | Soloists Yevgeny Nikitin, Yevgeny Akimov, Mikhail Kit | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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A portrait of musical star Karl Dyall – a multitalented artist. Karl was one of the founders of the well-known Swedish streetdance group Bounce. He played leading roles in all famous musicals but also in theatre plays and television dramas. The film follows Karl on his journey back to his childhood town, back to London where he started his dancing career. His father is a musician from Barbados and his mother is Swedish. And Karl's sister Sharon has also become a famous artist in Sweden. The programme includes footage from stage performances and TV-shows. A miscellaneous, dramatic life including both success and failure.

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Boris Godunov, Yevgeny Nikitin © N.Razina


Telmondis | Graham Vick's new production of Mussorgsky's masterpiece at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg. Based on the dramatic chronicle by Pushkin, the opera portays the Russian ruler Boris Godunov, who reigned as tsar (1598 – 1605) during the Time of Troubles, and his nemesis, the false Dmitriy (reigning 1605 – 1606).

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Carmen

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Opéra de Lyon, Mezzo (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE Live Web, France Télévisions (France) | Producer Antoine Perset, Denis Morlière | Duration 180‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra de Lyon (France), 07.07.2012 | Composer Georges Bizet | Conductor Stefano Montanari | Stage Director Olivier Py | Choreography by Daniel Izzo | Libretto Henry Meilhac, Ludovic Halévy | Original Text Prosper Merimee | Soloists Josè Maria Lo Monaco, Yonghoon Lee, Giorgio Caoduro | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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house-dress seen at the start of the opera. In the morning, the singer and a friend arrive for an early visit, and are served coffee. They champion all the latest trends in society.

330 Gianni Schicchi Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Opéra de Lyon (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company Mezzo, France Télévisions (France) | Producer Antoine Perset, Denis Morlière | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra de Lyon (France), 31.01.2012 | Composer Giacomo Puccini | Conductor Gaetano d‘Espinosa | Stage Director David Pountney | Soloists Werner Van Mechelen, Ivana Rusko, Natascha Petrinsky | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Gianni Schicchi © Opéra de Lyon Carmen Opera de Lyon 2012 © Stofleth

Bizet‘s „Carmen“ tells the story of the downfall of Don José, a naive soldier who is seduced by the wiles of the fiery gypsy Carmen. José abandons his childhood sweetheart and deserts from his military duties, yet loses Carmen‘s love to the glamorous toreador Escamillo after which José kills her in a jealous rage. The depictions of proletarian life, immorality and lawlessness, and the tragic outcome in which the main character dies on stage, broke new ground in French opera and were highly controversial.

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From Today To Tomorrow Von Heute auf Morgen

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Opéra de Lyon (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company Mezzo, France Télévisions (France) | Producer Antoine Perset, Denis Morlière | Duration 75‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opera de Lyon (France), 31.01.2012 | Composer Arnold Schoenberg | Conductor Bernhard Kontarsky | Libretto Gertrud Schoenberg | Soloists Wolfgang Newerla, Magdalena Anna Hofmann | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Von heute auf morgen © Stofleth

A husband and wife have returned from an evening out and recall the flirtations of the night. During the conversation, the wife changes into a lovely negligee. Their small child interrupts, and is put back to bed. The singer, from earlier in the evening, telephones, making the husband jealous. The wife changes into a cocktail dress, then back into the simple

As Buoso Donati lies dead in his curtained four-poster bed, his relatives gather round to mourn his passing but more particularly to learn the contents of his will. Among those present are his cousins Zita and Simone, his poor-relation brother-in-law Betto, and Zita‘s nephew Rinuccio. Betto mentions a rumour he has heard that Buoso has left everything to a monastery; this disturbs the others and precipitates a frantic search for the will. The document is found by Rinuccio, who is confident that his uncle has left him plenty of money...

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Hippolyte et Aricie

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Opéra national de Paris, Mezzo (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company France Télévision (France) | Producer Antoine Perset, Denis Morlière | Duration 180‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra national de Paris (France), 31.05.2012 | Composer J-Ph. Rameau | Conductor Emmanuelle Haïm | Stage Director Ivan Alexandre | Choreography by Natalie Van Parys | Soloist Sarah Connolly | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Hippolyte et Aricie © A Pouponey

An overture in the typical Lullian style precedes the allegorical prologue set in the forest of Erymanthus where Diana and Cupid are arguing about who will rule the forest dwellers. The quarrel is settled by Jupiter who decrees that Love will reign over their hearts for one day every year. Diana vows to look after Hippolyte and Aricie...

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Il Tabarro

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Opéra de Lyon (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company Mezzo, France Télévisions (France) | Producer Antoine Perset, Denis Morlière | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra de Lyon (France), 31.01.2012 | Composer Giacomo Puccini | Conductor Gaetano d‘Espinosa | Stage Director David Pountney | Soloists Werner Van Mechelen, Csilla Boross, Thiago Arancam | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Il Tabarro © Opéra de Lyon

It is close to sundown in Paris, and the stevedores work unloading Michele‘s barge. Giorgetta, Michele‘s wife, asks her husband if she can bring wine to the workers. He agrees but does not join them because she refuses his kiss. The stevedores start dancing to the music of a nearby organ grinder and one of them steps on Giorgetta‘s foot. Luigi, a stevedore, dances with her, and it is evident that there is something between them. Upon hearing of Michele‘s return the stevedores‘ gathering breaks up...

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Khovanshchina

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Co-Production Company Mezzo (France), Mariinsky Theatre (Russia) | Assoc. Prod. Company France Télévision (France), Kultura TV (Poland) | Producer Denis Morlière, Antoine Perset | Duration 205‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Mariinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg (Russia), 31.08.2012 | Composer Modest Mussorgsky | Conductor Valery Gergiev | Stage Director Yuri Laptev | Soloists Sergei Aleksashkin, Vladimir Galuzin, Yevgeny Akimov | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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Nixon In China

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Mezzo, Opéra national de Paris (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company France Télévision (France) | Producer Antoine Perset, Denis Morlière | Duration 150‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris (France), 31.03.2012 | Composer John Adams | Conductor Alexander Briger | Costumes Shilpa Gupta | Libretto Alice Goodman | Soloists June Anderson, Franco Pomponi | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Nixon in China © Théâtre du Châtelet

Relations between the USA and China were at a very low ebb during the 1970s after the USA‘s refusing to recognize the People’s Republic of China when the communists took power in 1949. However, Henry Kissinger, who was President Nixon’s adviser, secretly visited China to pave the way for a reconciliation between the two countries. On 21 February 1971, President Nixon made a State visit to China during which he met the Chinese prime minister, Chou En-Lai, as well as the former president Mao Zedong. Both leaders, by the mere power of words, succeeded in reaching an understanding...

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Sancta Susanna

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Opéra de Lyon (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company Mezzo, France Télévisions (France) | Producer Antoine Perset, Denis Morlière | Duration 27‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opéra de Lyon (France), 31.01.2012 | Composer Paul Hindemith | Conductor Bernhard Kontarsky | Libretto August Stramm | Soloists Agnes Selma Weiland, Magdalena Anna Hofmann | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Sancta Susanna © Stofleth Khovanshchina © Mariinsky Theatre

Modest Mussorgsky’s monumental score with the incredibly beautiful choruses, the famous orchestral introduction „Dawn over the River Moskva“ and the composer’s sculpturally defined images of the dissident Marfa, Dosifei, Prince Ivan Khovansky and Vasily Golitsyn: The Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra under Valery Gergiev, the outstanding soloists and the choir deliver a most powerful and vivid interpretation.

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The opera opens in a convent at night, the protagonist, Susanna, lying in prayer in front of an altar. She is approached by a number of figures, the most prominent of whom is Sister Clementia, who states that Susanna is sick, and „scarcely live[s] on this earth any longer“. The dialogue is underpinned by a high pedal in the organ, and – in conjunction with conventionally extra-musical sounds such as that of belfry bells – heightens one‘s sense of total immersion, and helps reinforce the ritualistic and religious themes.


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Sister Angelica Suor Angelica

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Co-Production Company Opéra de Lyon (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company Mezzo (France) | Producer Antoine Perset, Denis Morlière | Duration 58‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Opera de Lyon (France), 31.08.2012 | Composer Giacomo Puccini | Conductor Gaetano D‘Espinosa | Stage Director David Pountney | Libretto Giovacchino Forzano | Soloists Csilla Boross, Natascha Petrinsky, Anna Destraël | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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The Monty Python musical „Spamalot“ jokes: “You won’t make it on Broadway if you don’t have any Jews!” All kidding aside, it is a fact that Jewish-Americans have been a prominent force throughout Broadway’s history. „Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy“ looks back at the history, shows and songs to explore why. Featuring extensive performance footage of Irving Berlin, Comden and Green, George and Ira Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim, the show-stopping special goes behind the scenes to tell the story of many of Broadway’s greatest blockbuster hits.

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Great Performances At 40: An All-Star Homecoming Celebration (WT)

Series Great Performances | Status in progress | Production Company THIRTEEN for WNET.org (USA) | Producer David Horn, Mitch Owgang | Executive Producer David Horn | Director David Horn | Sets Steve Bass Hasbas Entertainment (USA) | Light Design Robert Barnhart | Duration 116‘ 46‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded The David Koch Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York (USA),15.11.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Sister Angelica © Opéra de Lyon

Puccini‘s opera opens with scenes showing typical aspects of life in the convent – all the sisters sing hymns, the monitor scolds two lay sisters, everyone gathers for recreation in the courtyard. The sisters rejoice because, as the Mistress of Novices explains, this is the first of three evenings that occur each year when the setting sun strikes the fountain to turn its water golden. This event causes the sisters to remember a sister who has died, Bianca Rosa. Sister Geneviève suggests pouring some of the golden water onto her tomb...

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Andrea Bocelli Love In Portofino (WT)

In celebration of the series’ 40th anniversary, Great Performances hosts an all-star homecoming on the stage of the David Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. Through performance and remembrance, a stellar roster of diverse alumni share their personal stories of what Great Performances means to them as America’s only ongoing primetime stage for all varieties of the performing arts. Julie Andrews, Michael Bublé, Elīna Garanča, Josh Groban, Don Henley, Peter Martins, Audra McDonald and Itzhak Perlman are among the guest stars reflecting on the importance of maintaining a public media home for the performing arts that can be available everywhere for “viewers like you.”

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Inventing David Geffen

Genre Documentary: Portrait, Studio production | Status completed | Production Company THIRTEEN for WNET.org (USA) | Producer Susan Lacy, Jessica Levin | Assoc. Producer Emma Pildes | Executive Producer Susan Lacy | Director Susan Lacy | Editor Deborah Peretz, Benjamin Gray | Author Susan Lacy | Director of Photography Joan Churchill, Eddie Marritz | Duration 116‘ 46‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Series Great Performances | Status in progress | Production Company Sugar s.r.l. (Italy) | Producer Andrea Cotromano, Mitch Owgang | Assoc. Producer Bill Kabel | Executive Producer Filippo Sugar, David Horn | Director David Horn | Editor Gary Bradley | Light Design Robert Barnhart | Duration 86‘ 46‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Portofino (Italy) | Orchestra / Band Ensemble Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Giacomo Loprieno | Soloists Andrea Bocelli, Chris Botti, Caroline Campbell, Sandy, Veronica Berti, Helene Fisher | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 International superstar Andrea Bocelli will return to Great Performances and delight fans once again with a new concert special of classical favourites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy

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Broadway Musicals A Jewish Legacy

Series Great Performances | Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company B‘WAY FILMS LLC., Ghost Light Films LLC., THIRTEEN for WNET.org (USA) | Producer Michael Kantor | Assoc. Producer Jan Gura, Sylvia Cahill | Executive Producer Barbara Brilliant, David Horn, Albert M. Tapper | Director Michael Kantor | Author Michael Kantor | Duration 86‘ 46‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Other | Piece Musical theater songs | Composers G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin, I. Berlin, L.Bernstein, S. Sondheim, J.Styne, B. Comden, A. Green | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

David Geffen © Joel Bernstein

Notoriously press and camera-shy, Geffen reveals himself for the first time in this unflinching portrait of a complex and compelling man. His far-reaching influence – as agent and manager, record industry mogul, Hollywood and Broadway producer, billionaire philanthropist – helped shape American popular culture for the past four decades. He launched the early successes of Joni Mitchell, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Jackson Browne, Tom Cruise and Guns N’ Roses; he co-founded Dream Works, the first new successful Hollywood studio in more than 50 years; he produced „Cats“ and „Dreamgirls“; is one of the largest contributors to the fight against AIDS and has become an important political voice. This dealmaker extraordinaire is witty, self-aware and candid. Yoko Ono and Cher, Frank Rich and Maureen Dowd, Steven Spielberg and Barry Diller, David Crosby and Neil Young, Elton John and Rahm Emanuel illuminate his rich and riveting story.

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Moby-Dick From San Francisco Opera

Genre Relay of: Opera, on location | Status in progress | Co-Production Company San Francisco Opera, THIRTEEN for WNET.org (USA) | Producer Jessica Koplos, Matthew Shivlock, John Walker | Executive Producer David Horn | Director Frank Zamacona | Sets Robert Brill | Light Design Alan Adelman | Duration 146‘ 46‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center, San Francisco (USA), 10.10.2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Dance Style Other | Piece Moby-Dick | Composer Jake Heggie | Conductor Patrick Summers | Chorus Master Ian Robertson | Stage Director Leonard Foglia | Choreography by Keturah Stickann | Costumes Jane Greenwood | Libretto Gene Scheer | Original Text Herman Melville | Soloists Stephen Costello, Morgan Smith, Jonathan Lemalu, Talise Trevigne, Matthew O‘Neill, Robert Orth | Main Actor Jay Hunter Morris | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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Paul McCartney‘s Live Kisses

Series Great Performances | Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, on location | Status completed | Producer Scott Rodger, Violaine Etienne | Executive Producer Paul McCartney, David Horn | Director Jonas Akerlund | Duration 56‘ 46‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Capitol Studios, Los Angeles (USA), 09.02.2012 | Soloists Diana Krall, Paul McCartney | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Paul McCartney’s live kisses

Jay Hunter Morris as Captain Ahab © Photografeo State Opera South Australia

American composer Jake Heggie takes on the Melville classic „Moby Dick“ in San Francisco Opera’s acclaimed new production starring tenor sensation Jay Hunter Morris as the obsessive Captain Ahab. San-Francisco-Opera principal guest conductor Patrick Summers leads a vocally resplendent cast of singers including Stephen Costello, Jonathan Lemalu, Morgan Smith, Talise Trevigne, Matthew O’Neill and Robert Orth, in a production directed by Leonard Foglia and designed by Robert Brill. The programme also features the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus (Ian Robertson, chorus director).

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Never Stand Still Dancing At Jacob‘s Pillow

Genre Documentary: Dance, Studio production | Status completed | Production Company First Run Features | Co-Production Company Jacob‘s Pillow | Producer Ron Honsa | Executive Producer Ella Baff, David Horn | Director Ron Honsa | Camera Jeff Hodges | Editor Charles Yurick | Author Ron Honsa, Nan Penman | Director of Photography Jimmy O‘Donnell, Etienne Sauret | Duration 74‘ | Production Year 2012 | Dance Style Contemporary dance | Source video/audio HD / Stereo „Never Stand Still“ explores why dance matters. It transports the viewer into a world of non-stop dance, to the daring artists who dedicate their lives to it, and to an extraordinary place where it flourishes. Filmed on location at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival in Becket, Massachusetts, „Never Stand Still“ features thrilling performances and revelatory conversations with world-renowned choreographers and dancers. Narrated by acclaimed choreographer Bill T. Jones, the story of Jacob’s Pillow as a generator for creativity is woven throughout the film as the history of dance in America is recounted with never-before-seen footage and images from the Pillow’s invaluable archives, including the pioneering Ted Shawn, who purchased Jacob’s Pillow in 1931. Intimate interviews with legendary dance artists include Judith Jamison, Paul Taylor, Mark Morris, Suzanne Farrell, and Frederic Franklin, as well as one of the last interviews with the iconic Merce Cunningham.

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From the historic Capitol Studios in Los Angeles; Sir Paul McCartney warmly recalls the songbook favorites of his childhood, intermixed with some new songs of his own, accompanied by the expert touch of jazz artist Diana Krall and her band.

344 Paul Taylor Dance Company in Paris Series Great Performances | Genre Relay of: Dance, on location | Status in progress | Co-Production Company THIRTEEN for WNET.org (USA), Bel Air Media (France) | Producer John Walker, Joan Hershey | Executive Producer David Horn, Francois Duplat | Duration 86‘ 46‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Théâtre national de Chaillot, Paris (France), 26.06.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Dance Style Modern dance | Pieces Brandenburg Concertos No. 3 and No. 6, Gloria | Composers J. S. Bach, P. Taylor | Choreography by Paul Taylor | Dance Company Paul Taylor | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 As the last living member of the choreographic pantheon that forged American modern dance – and at an age when most artists’ best work is behind them – renowned choreographer Paul Taylor remains a vibrant, relevant and powerful force. Recorded live during the Paul Taylor Company’s 2012 international summer tour, „Paul Taylor Dance Company In Paris“ showcases two of Taylor’s masterworks: „Brandenburgs“, featuring music from Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos No.3 and No.6; and „Beloved Renegade“, his 2008 ballet inspired by the life and work of Walt Whitman set to Francis Poulenc’s „Gloria“.

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Rod Stewart Merry Christmas, Baby

Series Great Performances | Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, on location | Status completed | Co-Production Company Stiefel Entertainment, Graying & Balding Inc., Verve Music Group | Producer Ann Kim | Executive Producer Arnold Stiefel, David Horn | Director Jim Gable | Editor Scott Richter | Duration 59‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Villa de Leon, Pacific Palisades (USA), 12.09.2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Conductor David Foster | Soloists Rod Stewart, Mary J. Blige, Michael Bublé, Chris Botti, Trombone Shorty, Cee Lo Green | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1


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Rock legends Donald Fagan, Michael McDonald, and Boz Scaggs join forces as the supergroup „Dukes of September Rhythm Revue“ to perform their hits from the 70s and 80s along with the R&B classics that inspired them, including „Reelin’ in the Years“, „Taking it to the Streets“ and „Lowdown“.

TVP KULTURA Rod Stewart © Courtesy of Penny Lancaster Stewart

Legendary rocker Rod Stewart’s first solo holiday special, with songs produced by “Hitman” David Foster, features 13 classic songs, ranging from “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” to “Auld Lang Syne,” and including duets with Michael Bublé (“Winter Wonderland”), Cee Lo Green (“Merry Christmas, Baby”), Mary J. Blige (“We Three Kings”) and even Ella Fitzgerald (“What Are You Doing on New Year’s Eve?”)

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Maestro Rodziński

Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company BiS FILM Sp. z o.o. (Poland) | Co-Production Company TVP Kultura, National Audiovisual Institute, Polish Film Insitute (Poland) | Producer Bozena Garus-Hockuba, Krzysztof Hockuba | Director Bozena Garus-Hockuba | Camera Jerzy Sobocinski | Duration 58‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Sondheim‘s Company 346 Stephen With The New York Philharmonic (WT) Series Great Performances | Genre Relay of: Musical, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Ellen M. Krass Productions (USA) | Producer Lonny Price, Matt Cowart | Executive Producer Ellen M. Krass, David Horn | Director Lonny Price | Sets Jim Noone | Light Design Kirk Bookman, Alan Adelman | Duration 146‘ 46‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Alice Tully Hall, New York (USA) | Composer Stephen Sondheim | Orchestra / Band New York Philharmonic | Conductor Jonathan Tunick | Stage Director Lonny Price | Choreography by Josh Rhodes | Costumes Tracy Christensen | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 Artur Rodzinś ki © Ryszard Rodzinś ki

Stephen Sondheim’s company with the New York Philharmonic

Premiering in 1970, legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical „Company“ jolted the Broadway world with its sardonic portrayal of the modern American marriage. This critically acclaimed New York Philharmonic gala concert performance stars Neil Patrick Harris as a perennial bachelor whose network of lovers and notso-helpful married friends includes Stephen Colbert, Patti LuPone, Christina Hendricks („Mad Men“), Anika Noni Rose („Dreamgirls“), Jon Cryer („Two and a Half Men“) and Martha Plimpton.

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Series Great Performances | Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, on location | Status in progress | Producer Mitch Owgang | Executive Producer David Horn | Director David Horn | Sets Steve Bass | Light Design Robert Barnhart | Duration 56‘ 46‘‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded The David Koch Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York (USA), 16.11.2012 | Musical Style Contemporary music | Pieces Multiple pop soul songs | Orchestra / Band The Dukes of September | Soloists Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, Boz Scaggs | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

A film on conductor Artur Rodziński (1892 – 1958), with a biographical focus on the man and the artist, his passion for music, his many successes (and also disappointments) on the paths that he took, his weakness for women, his unremitting pursuit of excellence, and his endless striving to achieve life’s fullness. His extraordinary career, which began in Poland, led him to become the music director of four of the most important American orchestras including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Receiving the highest critical acclaim and enthusiastically embraced by audiences around the world for his thrilling performances, he conducted many legendary concerts and operas in the leading theatres of Europe and the Americas. Rodziński’s rich and valuable collection of film material (embracing three decades of the 20th century, beginning with 1930), edited in the documentary, completes the portrayal of his extraordinary personality.

Soyka 349 Stanislaw Tribute To The Master Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company TVP Kultura (Poland) | Co-Production Company The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, National Centre for Culture (Poland) | Producer Tomasz Kronenberg | Director Tomasz Motyl | Editor Barbara Gola | Light Design Adam Tyszka | Duration 58‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo Famous Polish musicians, together with Stanislaw Soyka, play wellknown songs by Czesław Niemen, one of the greatest Polish singersongwriters and rock balladeers of the past quarter century. Stanislaw Soyka – singer, instrumentalist and composer – ranks among the greatest artists of the Polish music scene. Soyka describes his project as follows: „We were recording those songs for five days. That‘s not much time. Preparations have taken us twelve years, and honestly, this was just enough time to reach our aim...“

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9th Grzegorz Fitelberg Competiti350 The on For Conductors: Laureates‘ Concert Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company TVP Kultura (Poland) | Co-Production Company The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, National Centre for Culture (Poland) | Producer Tomasz Kronenberg | Assoc. Producer Krystyna Nowojska | Executive Producer Robert Kamyk | Director Jozef Kowalewski | Editor Barbara Gola, Violetta Rotter-Kozera | Light Design Adam Tyszka | Duration 180‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo The Grzegorz Fitelberg Competition for conductors, held in Katowice since 1979, is one of the three most important international competitions in Poland. Grzegorz Fitelberg ranked among the most distinguished Polish conductors. His last student, the conductor Karol Stryja, is the initiator and the first organizer of the competition. The repertoire comprises Viennese classicism, romanticism and 20th-century music, including music by Polish composers.

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Young Musician Of The Year 2012

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company TVP Kultura (Poland) | Co-Production Company The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, Polish National Centre for Culture (Poland) | Producer Tomasz Kronenberg | Executive Producer Robert Kamyk | Director Tomasz Motyl | Editor Barbara Gola | Sets Michal Bialousz | Light Design Adam Tyszka | Duration 150‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra (Poland) | Conductor £ukasz Borowicz | Stage Director Robert Kamyk | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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Aida

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Sky 3D, Classica (Italy), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Fondazione Arena di Verona (Italy) | Executive Producer Metisfilm Classica (Italy) | Director Tiziano Mancini | Duration 153‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Arena di Verona (Italy) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Giuseppe Verdi | Orchestra / Band Orchestra dell’Arena di Verona | Conductor Daniel Oren | Stage Director Gianfranco De Bosio | Soloists Roberto Tagliavini, Andrea Ulbrich, Hui He, Marco Berti | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Aida (Arena di Verona) © Fondazione Arena di Verona

Almost synonymous: „Aida“ and the Arena di Verona. With Verdi’s monumental, most famous and most frequently performed opera, the Arena di Verona established itself as an opera festival venue nearly 100 years ago. Since then, the Arena with its gigantic stage dimensions and its historic charm of a 2,000-year-old Roman amphitheatre set in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, has staged Verdi’s masterpiece more than 500 times. Stage director Gianfranco de Bosio revives the original production from 1913.

Mayer, Christian Thiele353 Albrecht mann / Berliner Philharmoniker Young Musician of the Year 2012 © TVP

“Young musician of the Year” is a unique event featuring Poland's best young instrumentalists in a spectacular show. The idea was to combine the popular format of a TV show with rather highbrow artistic content. The finalists were provided with extensive knowledge and benefited from workshops about how to best present themselves in media. The winner represented Poland at the Eurovision Young Musicians competition in Vienna.

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(Strauss Oboe Concerto & Bruckner 4)

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Berlin Phil Media (Germany) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Director Andreas Morell | Duration 136‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Philharmonie Berlin (Germany) | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Berliner Philharmoniker | Conductor Christian Thielemann | Soloist Albrecht Mayer | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)


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Christian Thielemann © Matthias Creutziger, MIDEM

Christian Thielemann’s international fame rests to a large extent on his interpretations of Bruckner. In this concert with the Berliner Philharmoniker, he conducts the composer’s most popular work, the Symphony No.4. The Oboe Concerto by Richard Strauss opens the concert. The soloist is Albrecht Mayer, principal oboist with the Berliner Philharmoniker since 1992.

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Bach Christmas Oratorio

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Semperoper Dresden, Classica GmbH (Germany) | Director Tilo Krause | Duration 145‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Frauenkirche Dresden (Germany) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer J. S. Bach | Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Dresden | Conductor Christian Thielemann | Soloists Sibylla Rubens, Christa Mayer, Daniel Behle, Florian Boesch | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Daniel Barenboim © Manuel Vaca 2012

Founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward W. Said, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra is formed of young musicians from Israel, Palestine, various Arab countries and Spain. Over the course of three years, Barenboim and his ensemble toured the world with all nine Beethoven symphonies. Filmmaker Michael Waldman joined the ensemble’s rehearsals in Spain and the tour to South Korea and China to produce this singularly engaging documentary on the musical interpretation and performances, as well as on the musicians’ thoughts and feelings, on Beethoven – and on Barenboim himself.

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Beethoven Missa Solemnis

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, AVRO (Netherlands), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company medici.tv (France) | Executive Producer AVRO (Netherlands) | Director Joost Honselaar | Duration 93‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Concertgebouw Amsterdam (Netherlands) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Orchestra / Band Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra | Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt | Choir Netherlands Radio Choir | Soloists Marlis Petersen, Elisabeth Kulman, Werner Güra, Gerald Finley | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Bach, Christmas Oratorio © Matthias Creutziger

By performing Bach’s „Weihnachtsoratorium“, Christian Thielemann, the new chief conductor of Staatskapelle Dresden, fulfilled a long-cherished wish: he always wanted to conduct this work, and in Dresden he found the ideal conditions. Thus, he brought it back on the schedule of the Staatskapelle after a pause of over 20 years. Originally, the oratorio was written for the Christmas season of 1734 in Leipzig. Christian Thielemann leads the Staatskapelle Dresden – with a cast of top soloists: Sibylla Rubens (Soprano), Christa Mayer (Alto), Daniel Behle (Tenor) and Florian Boesch (Bass).

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Barenboim On Beethoven Nine Symphonies That Changed The World

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Rare Day, BBC (UK) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Executive Producer Rare Day | Director Michael Waldman | Duration 89‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Orchestra / Band West-Eastern Divan

Beethoven’s Missa solemnis is the largest and longest of the composer’s non-stage works. This magnificent choral piece, composed between 1819 and 1823, presented a great personal struggle for Beethoven, who famously inscribed the top of the score with the words “From the heart – may it return to the heart”. With this performance Nikolaus Harnoncourt, honorary guest conductor of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, once more attained the status of a living legend. The soloists are Marlis Petersen (soprano), Elisabeth Kulman (alto), Werner Güra (tenor) and Gerald Finley (bass).They are accompanied by the Netherlands Radio Choir.

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Beethoven The Complete String Quartets

Genre Relay of: Ensemble/band appearance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Heliox Films (France) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), Wiener Konzerthaus (Austria), Mezzo (France) | Executive Producer Heliox Films | Director Frédéric Delesques | Duration 570‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Wiener Konzerthaus (Austria) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Orchestra / Band Belcea Quartet | Source video/ audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

As part of the official Cultural Olympiad of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the BBC Proms invited Daniel Barenboim and his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra to perform all nine Beethoven symphonies at the Royal Albert Hall – the first complete cycle there since 1942. The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra was founded by Barenboim and Edward W. Said and is formed of young musicians from Israel, Palestine, various Arab countries and Spain. With the BBC Proms cycle the orchestra concludes three summers of touring with the Beethoven symphonies to the great venues of the world, including the Salzburg Festival.

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Britten War Requiem

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | CoProduction Company ARTE, ZDF (Germany), NHK (Japan) | Assoc. Prod. Company The Space, CBSO (UK), Classica GmbH (Germany) | Executive Producer ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Director Ute Feudel | Duration 97‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Coventry Cathedral (UK) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Benjamin Britten | Orchestra / Band City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Andris Nelsons | Choir CBSO Chorus, CBSO Youth Chorus | Soloists Erin Wall, Mark Padmore, Hanno Müller-Brachmann | Source video/ audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Belcea Quartet © Heliox Films

“What seems to be the predominant impulse driving this music,“ explains viola player Krzysztof Chorzelski of the Belcea Quartet, „is man’s yearning for freedom, the unquenchable desire to expand his limits and to learn the truth about himself in this process. Beethoven inspires us as performers to take up this challenge.” The Belcea Quartet‘s response to the challenge took place at the Vienna Konzerthaus. The „world-class ensemble” (The Guardian) embarked on the complete cycle of Beethoven string quartets, each concert featuring one work from the early, middle and late quartets.

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Beethoven The Complete Symphonies

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company BBC (UK), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Director Jonathan Haswell, Oliver MacFarlane, Rodney Greenberg | Duration 400‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Royal Albert Hall London (UK) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer L. v. Beethoven | Orchestra / Band West-Eastern Divan Orchestra | Conductor Daniel Barenboim | Choir National Youth Choir of Great Britain | Soloists Anna Samuil, Waltraud Meier, Michael König, René Pape | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Coventry Cathedral © Neil Pugh

Fifty years to the day after its premiere, Andris Nelsons celebrates with his orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (which also gave that first performance), Benjamin Britten’s „War Requiem“ through a special anniversary performance given at Coventry Cathedral, the site of its first performance, starring Erin Wall, Mark Padmore and Hanno Müller-Brachmann. Coventry Cathedral was nearly completely destroyed by the German Luftwaffe at the beginning of World War II. After the war, next to the ruins of the old destroyed church, a new cathedral was built and the then already famous British composer Benjamin Britten was commissioned to compose a work for the consecration of the church.

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Beethoven - The Complete Symphonies © Chris Christodoulou

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Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company RAI (Italy), Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Rossini Opera Festival (Italy), Classica GmbH (Germany) | Executive Producer RAI (Italy) | Director Daniele Biggiero | Duration 165‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro (Italy) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Gioachino Rossini | Orchestra / Band Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna | Conductor Will Crutchfield | Stage Director Davide Livermore | Soloists Michael Spyres, Ewa Podleś, Jessica Pratt, Carmen Romeu | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)


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Ciro in Babilonia © Studio Amati Bacciardi

In this recording from the Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro in Italy, director Davide Livermore sets the action in the 1920s, with period black-andwhite film inserts and lavish costumes in the art nouveau style – a “wildly cheered hit with the audience” (Deutschlandradio). The leading roles in this festival performance were entrusted to distinguished stars such as Ewa Podleś (Ciro), whom the press calls “the only true Rossini contralto today after Marilyn Horne“, the commanding Michael Spyres (Baldassare) and Jessica Pratt (Amira), whose coloraturas and high notes incited storms of applause.

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Claudio Abbado / Orchestra Mozart Bologna (Masses by Mozart And Schubert)

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG, ZDF, ARTE (Germany), ORF (Austria) | Executive Producer ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Director Michael Beyer | Duration 110‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Salzburg Festival (Austria) | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Orchestra Mozart Bologna | Conductor Claudio Abbado | Choir Arnold Schoenberg Chor | Soloists Rachel Harnisch, Roberta Invernizzi, Sara Mingardo, Javier Camarena, Paolo Fanale, Alex Esposito | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Dance & Quartet © ORF/Ali Schafler

A singular project is staged at the Salzburg Festival with the famous Felsenreitschule as a backdrop: the renowned Hagen Quartet appears for the first time at the festival accompanied by a dance company. The Swiss grand master of dance Heinz Spoerli presents three works he choreographed for his Zurich Ballet set to three of the great works of the quartet literature: Leos Janáček‘s string quartet „Intimate Letters“, Antonín Dvořák‘s „American Quartet“ and Franz Schubert‘s string quartet „Death and the Maiden“.

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The Soldiers Die Soldaten

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG, 3sat, ZDF (Germany) | Co-Production Company Wiener Philharmoniker, Salzburg Festival (Austria), Classica GmbH (Germany) | Executive Producer BFMI (Austria) | Director Hannes Rossacher | Duration 122‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salzburg Festival | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Bernd Alois Zimmermann | Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker | Conductor Ingo Metzmacher | Stage Director Alvis Hermanis | Soloists Alfred Muff, Laura Aikin, Tanja Ariane Baumgartner, Cornelia Kallisch, Gabriela Beňačková | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Claudio Abbado © ORF/Ali Schafler

After a gap of ten years, Claudio Abbado returns to the Salzburg Festival for its „Ouverture spirituelle“. The Italian maestro conducts the Orchestra Mozart Bologna, an ensemble specially dedicated to performing the work of Mozart. The programme includes Mozart‘s 1768 Mass in C minor K139, better known as the „Waisenhausmesse“, and Franz Schubert‘s Mass in E flat major D950 of 1828.

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Dance & Quartet Three Ballets By Heinz Spoerli

Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), ORF (Austria), ZDF (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company ARTE (France), Salzburg Festival (Austria), Classica GmbH (Germany) | Executive Producer ORF (Austria) | Director Agnes Méth | Duration 95‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salzburg Festival (Austria) | Musical Style Classical music | Orches-

The Soldiers (Salzburg Festival) © Ruth Walz

Bernd Alois Zimmermann‘s opera „Die Soldaten“ breaks all records! 170 musicians and about 50 soloists on stage contribute to make this opera a direct and physically palpable experience for the audience. The sheer force of the music and its performance are reflected in Alvis Hermanis‘s staging: setting the scene on a 40-metre wide stage in the Felsenreitschule and taking advantage of the room‘s full height. The critics have seldom agreed to such a degree: the soloists, the orchestra, conductor, director, scenery were all sensational. Frenetic applause and a standing ovation for a „20th-masterpiece in a highly accomplished 21th-century interpretation“ – a triumphant success for a landmark of a century!

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Magic Flute 364 The Die Zauberflöte Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), ORF (Austria), ARTE (France) | Assoc. Prod. Company Salzburg Festival (Austria), Classica GmbH (Germany) | Executive Producer ORF (Austria) | Director Felix Breisach | Duration 190‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salzburg Festival (Austria) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer W. A. Mozart | Orchestra / Band Concentus Musicus Wien | Conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt | Stage Director Jens-Daniel Herzog | Soloists Georg Zeppenfeld, Mandy Fredrich, Bernard Richter, Julia Kleiter | Source video/ audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

in Italy. The action takes place in a 21st-century Rossini theme park, a kind of Rossinian Disneyland, setting off fireworks of comic twists. The mix of mistaken identities, exhilarating music, intricate ensemble pieces, verbal puns and gags clearly hints at Rossini’s later masterpieces...

366 La Sonnambula Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Co-Production Company Fondazione Teatro la Fenice di Venezia (Italy) | Executive Producer Metisfilm Classica (Italy) | Director Tiziano Mancini | Duration 180‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Teatro La Fenice, Venice (Italy), 04.04.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Vincenzo Bellini | Orchestra / Band Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice | Conductor Claudio Marino Moretti | Choir Teatro La Fenice | Stage Director Bepi Morassi | Soloists Giovanni Battista Parodi, Julie Mellor, Jessica Pratt, Shalva Mukeria | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

The Magic Flute © Monika Rittershaus

A Salzburg Festival performance of „Die Zauberflöte“ („The Magic Flute“) in Mozart‘s native city always is a special event, and when it is the first performance on period instruments, conducted by the Mozart specialist Nikolaus Harnoncourt (with „his“ Concentus Musicus ensemble), then it is the sort of event which attracts a great degree of international attention well in advance. The anticipation is rewarded: „Harnoncourt conducts with precision and finesse“ (Financial Times); and the cast is excellent.

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Il Signor Bruschino

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Rossini Opera Festival (Italy), Classica GmbH (Germany) | Duration 85‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro (Italy) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Gioachino Rossini | Orchestra / Band Orchestra Sinfonica G. Rossini | Conductor Daniele Rustioni | Stage Director Teatro Sotterraneo | Soloist Carlo Lepore, Maria Aleida, Roberto De Candia, Francisco Brito | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

La Sonnambula (Teatro la Fenice di Venezia) © Michele Crosera

This “spirited and witty” (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) new production of Vincenzo Bellini’s (1801–1835) “La sonnambula” dazzles with its lovingly detailed and imaginative sets which reproduce a Swiss alpine resort in the 1930s. Complete with a majestic mountain panorama, cable car, postbus and grand salon, not to mention the colorfully dressed resort guests: set designer Massimo Checchetto deploys an enchanting picture book of visual surprises. Premiered in Milan on 6 March 1831, “La sonnambula” is widely regarded as the composer’s first true masterpiece.

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Matilde di Shabran

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Classica GmbH (Germany), Rossini Opera Festival (Italy) | Executive Producer Metisfilm Classica (Italy) | Director Tiziano Mancini | Duration 220‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro (Italy) | Musical Style Classical music | Composer Gioachino Rossini | Orchestra / Band Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna | Conductor Michele Mariotti | Stage Director Mario Martone | Soloists Olga Peretyatko, Juan Diego Flórez, Anna Goryachova, Marco Filippo Romano | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Il Signor Bruschino © Studio Amati Bacciardi

Rossini’s one-act opera “Il Signor Bruschino” was premiered at Teatro San Moisè in Venice in 1813. In the version performed at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, the work is a gem, and the New York Times cheered the “clever production” conceived by the young Florentine theatre collective Teatro Sotteraneo, one of the most innovative experimental groups

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The “high point of the Rossini Opera Festival Pesaro“ (Der Tagesspiegel). Leading the Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, conductor Michele Mariotti commands the perfect cast: tenorissimo Juan Diego Flórez, “perhaps the best Rossini tenor of our time” (Deutschlandradio), sings the role of Corradino; and Matilde is “gorgeously sung by Olga Peretyatko” (The NY Times). Mario Martone’s production gives pride of place to two spiral staircases that allow grand entrances, exits – and display of athleticism!

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Nina Stemme, Mariss Jansons / Wiener Philharmoniker: Works By Strauss, Wagner & Brahms

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ZDF, 3sat, Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), ORF (Austria) | Assoc. Prod. Company Wiener Philharmoniker, Salzburg Festival (Austria), Classica GmbH (Germany) | Executive Producer ORF (Austria) | Director Brian Large | Duration 95‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Salzburg Festival (Austria) | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker | Conductor Mariss Jansons | Soloist Nina Stemme | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

Notte Italiana © Christian Rudnik

An all-Italian open-air opera gala featuring works by Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini, Pietro Mascagni, Ottorino Respighi and Ruggero Leoncavallo.

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On The Paths Of The Beethoven String Quartets (WT)

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Heliox Films (France) | Co-Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), Wiener Konzerthaus (Austria), Mezzo (France) | Executive Producer Heliox Films (France) | Director Jean Claude Mocik | Duration 52‘ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Belcea Quartet | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

The Belcea Quartet © Heliox Films

Mariss Jansons © ORF/Ali Schafler

With a programme dedicated to the second half of the 19th century, Mariss Jansons, the Wiener Philharmoniker and soprano Nina Stemme offer a „superlative concert experience“. (Kurier) A brilliant reading of Richard Strauss‘s tone poem „Don Juan“, Wagner‘s „Wesendonck Lieder“, sung by the outstanding Swedish soprano Nina Stemme. The deliberately down-to-earth symphonic answer of Johannes Brahms to Richard Wagner is his Symphony No.1 in C minor. „Jansons stimulates the philharmonic powers and leads them to produce an unparalleled quality – magical.“ (Der Standard)

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Notte Italiana

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company BR, Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Executive Producer BR (Germany) | Director Michael Beyer | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Odeonsplatz Munich (Germany) | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Symphonieorchester Bayerischer Rundfunk | Conductor Andris Nelsons | Choir Bayerischer Rundfunk | Soloists Kristīne Opolais, Joseph Calleja | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

“What seems to be the predominant impulse driving this music,“ viola player Krzysztof Chorzelski of the Belcea Quartet explains, „is man’s yearning for freedom, the unquenchable desire to expand his limits and to learn the truth about himself in this process. Beethoven inspires us as performers to take up this challenge.” With his sixteen string quartets, Beethoven forged the backbone of the repertoire. The six quartets of opus 18 show the composer’s mastery of the classical form. In contrast, the five middle quartets burst this form, with a very free treatment of the instruments and their development. More profoundly personal and spiritual, the late quartets went far beyond what people were ready to hear at that time and are still intellectually challenging.

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Renée Fleming, Christian Thielemann / Staatskapelle Dresden: Songs By Wolf And Bruckner 7

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Assoc. Prod. Company Semperoper Dresden (Germany) | Executive Producer ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) | Director Henning Kasten | Duration 106‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Semperoper Dresden (Germany) | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Dresden | Conductor Christian Thielemann | Soloist Renée Fleming | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

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Renée Fleming and Christian Thielemann © Matthias Creutziger

In this concert with Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, late-romantic specialists Christian Thielemann and Renée Fleming join forces to create “romantic music as magic for the ears” (Süddeutsche Zeitung). The concert marks Thielemann’s first appearance as principal conductor of the ensemble. On the programme: the orchestral songs by Hugo Wolf and Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No.7. The recording of the symphony is part of a cycle of Bruckner’s complete symphonies with the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden under Christian Thielemann that is to be produced over the course of several years.

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Schumann At Pier2

Genre Documentary: Music, on location | Status completed | Production Company Deutsche Welle, Radio Bremen, Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), ARTE (France)| Executive Producer Deutsche Welle (Germany) | Director Christian Berger | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

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With this concert, the Vienna Boys‘ Choir („Die Wiener Sängerknaben“) inaugurate their new concert hall in Vienna. Together with the Wiener Philharmoniker Orchestra, under the baton of Franz Welser-Möst, they perform choral works by Mozart, Haydn, Schubert and Bruckner.

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After their internationally acclaimed Beethoven cycle, Paavo Järvi and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen now present their vision of Schumann’s four symphonies. As the press wrote: “The dream team under Järvi has just landed another major coup”. In addition to the live recordings of the concerts, the production also features a documentary which portrays the origin and development of the project. “We want to show ourselves as we make music”, says Järvi. In harmony with the ensemble’s pedagogical mission to make classical music accessible to the young, the production took place at “Pier2”, a former storage building in the port of Bremen that is now used as a club and theater.

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Series Canvas Classics | Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company VRT (Belgium) | Producer Els T‘Seyen | Director Leonid Adamopoulos | Duration 113‘ 50‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Flagey, Brussels (Belgium), 04.02.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Prélude à l‘après-midi d‘un faune, Images, La Mer, Shéhérazade | Composers C. Debussy, M. Ravel | Conductor Jos van Immerseel | Soloist Karina Gauvin | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

Vienna Boys‘ Choir, Franz WelserMöst And The Wiener Philharmoniker

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), ORF (Austria) | Assoc. Prod. Company Classica GmbH (Germany) | Duration 70‘ | Production Year 2013 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Wiener Philharmoniker | Conductor Franz Welser-Möst | Choir Wiener Sängerknaben, Chorus Viennensis | Soloist Herbert Lippert | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1 | Distribution TV, theatrical, homevideo, multimedia, DVD C Major Entertainment GmbH (Germany)

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VRT Vlaamse Radio en Televisieomroep | Music by Debussy and Ravel performed on period instruments in a „historically informed performance“. Building on a combination of research and passionate musicianship, Anima Eterna and Jos van Immerseel have rediscovered many highlights of the classical catalogue, from Mozart’s piano concertos to Ravel’s „Bolero“. Recently, they selected highlights of the orchestral repertoire of the impressionist master Claude Debussy, revealing unheard orchestral colours in an entirely new musical atmosphere, particularly for Debussy’s splendid work „La Mer“, that in 1905 was still regarded as a rather bizarre musical composition.

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Christmas Oratorio

Series Canvas Classics | Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company VRT (Belgium) | Producer Els T‘Seyen | Director Leonid Adamopoulos | Duration 154‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (Belgium), 20.12.2012 | Musical Style Early music | Piece Christmas Oratorio (cantatas 1-6) | Composer J. S. Bach | Orchestra / Band Collegium Vocale Gent | Conductor Philippe Herreweghe | Choir Collegium Vocale Gent | Soloists Dorothee Mields, Damien Guillon, Thomas Hobbs, Peter Kooij | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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The Danel Quartet, based in Brussels, has left a significant trace in the run of these past few years with two complete cycles of reference: Shostakovich and Weinberg. Although specialized in contemporary music, their interpretations of classical and romantic quartets are also highly praised. For VRT they present the very first quartet by Joseph Haydn, the father of the quartet genre, and the fascinating String Quartet No.8 by Shostakovich.

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Debussy Recital

Series Canvas Classics | Genre Relay of: Chamber music, on location | Status completed | Producer Rik Stallaerts VRT | Director Ruben Braekevelt VRT | Duration 38‘ 20‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded De Casino, Sint-Niklaas (Belgium), 01.03.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces Selection of Preludes and Songs | Composer Claude Debussy | Soloists Jan Michiels, Jan Van der Crabben, Inge Spinette | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

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Philippe Herreweghe © Photo VRT

For the festive season, Philippe Herreweghe presents his interpretation of the „Christmas Oratorio“. As usual, onstage the conductor will be accompanied by outstanding soloists and the legendary Collegium Vocale Gent. None of Bach’s other Christmas cantatas can compete with the popularity of the „Weihnachtsoratorium“ written in 1734/35. Its six cantatas make the oratorio an exceedingly strong musical and conceptual unity. Bach skillfully reworked some of his earlier secular choruses and arias, creating music in honour of the birth of Christ. In this way he not only saved time, he also gave these splendid compositions a new lease of life.

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This programme, intended for the Debussy commemoration in 2012, provides an intimate insight into the music of the French composer, including a selection of his most famous preludes and songs, such as „Feux d‘artifice“ and „Beau soir“.

378 Duke Bluebeard‘s Castle Series Canvas Classics | Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company VRT (Belgium) | Producer Els T‘Seyen | Director Johan Cloetens | Light Design Johan De Vogelaere | Duration 66‘ 19‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Concertgebouw, Bruges (Belgium), 20.10.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Bluebeard‘s Castle | Composer Béla Bartók | Orchestra / Band Royal Flemish Philharmonic | Conductor Edo de Waart | Libretto Béla Balázs | Soloists Michelle DeYoung, Oliver Zwarg | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Series Canvas Classics | Genre Relay of: Chamber music, on location | Status in progress | Production Company VRT (Belgium) | Producer Rik Stallaerts | Director Etienne Vervoort | Duration 43‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Borluut Castle, Ghent (Belgium), 20.11.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Pieces String Quartet n. 1 opus 1; String quartet n.8 opus 110; Quartet n. 12 (Presto) | Composers D. Shostakovich, J. Haydn, M. Weinberg | Orchestra / Band Danel Quartet | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Michelle DeYoung as Judith © VRT

Danel Quartet © D. Trillo

A concert performance of Bartók’s only opera, „Duke Bluebeard‘s Castle“. This breathtaking one-acter about the hidden depths of the human soul only features two roles: Bluebeard and his fourth wife Judith. Bartók’s friend Béla Balázs based his libretto on the famous „Bluebeard“ folk tale, but gave it a much stronger psychological and symbolistic dimension. Rarely a score could reveal such a tightness and brilliance in the same piece. Starring mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung and bass Oliver Zwarg.

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Prize 379 First 75th Anniversary Of The International Queen Elisabeth Competition

Series Canvas Classics | Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company VRT (Belgium) | Producer Linda Gaethofs | Director Guido De Bruyn | Duration 51‘ 09‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Brussels, Ghent (Belgium), Versailles (France) | Source video/ audio DigiBeta / Stereo

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Rusalka

Series Canvas Classics | Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company VRT (Belgium) | Co-Production Company La Monnaie (Belgium) | Producer Els T‘Seyen | Director Willy Vanduren | Duration 151‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded La Monnaie, Brussels (Belgium), 16.03.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Rusalka | Composer Antonín Dvořák | Orchestra / Band La Monnaie | Conductor Ádám Fischer | Choir La Monnaie | Stage Director Stefan Herheim | Costumes Heike Scheele | Libretto Jaroslav Kvapil | Soloists Myrto Papatanasiu, Pavel Cernoch, Willard White | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Frank Braley © VRT

Since 1937, thousands of young virtuoso artists have been competing for a position as finalist in the prestigious Queen Elisabeth Competition, one of the longest and hardest music competitions in the world. In this documentary some of the winners and finalists take us back on their winning trail, pondering whether a first prize is a curse rather than a blessing. Through personal and often poignant testimonies, this programme offers an overview of 75 years of competition. Including appearances by Marie-Nicole Lemieux (1st prize 2000), Frank Braley (1st prize 1991), Vadim Repin (1st prize 1989), Rudolf Werthen (7th prize 1971) and Aga Winska (1st prize 1988).

380 Jacques Brel Series Belgian popular artists | Genre Documentary: Portrait, other | Status completed | Production Company VRT (Belgium) | Producer Griet Boulat | Director Aster Van De Vijver, Sandra Genijn | Duration 53‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Brussels (Belgium), Paris (France), et al. | Musical Style Other | Pieces Quand on n‘a que l‘amour, Ne me quitte pas, Les bigotes | Source video/audio DigiBeta / Stereo

Stefan Herheim‘s Rusalka © VRT

Antonín Dvořák’s opera draws its substance from the underwater wonderland of little mermaids, Undines and Melusines: the water nymph Rusalka falls hopelessly in love with a prince and, although she is willing to sacrifice her voice in order to acquire a human form which she needs in order to stay with him, the disparity between them proves to be too large. In Stefan Herheim‘s enthralling interpretation, frenetically acclaimed by audiences and critics alike, the fairytale elements assume realistic dimensions; and one might regard this enchanting opera as a psychoanalytical study of male fantasies and female archetypes...

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A documentary portrait of Jacques Brel, the most important singersongwriter Belgium has ever known. At the age of 18, he was meant to work at his father‘s cardboard factory, but his passion for music brought him via the Brussels‘ cabaret circuit to Jacques Canetti‘s cabaret „Les Trois Baudets“ in Paris. Brel reached a commercial breakthrough with „Quand on n‘a que l‘amour“. It launched his career in France and later throughout the world. But at the peak of his career Brel decided to retire from touring... Brel died at the age of 49. He left the world a huge musical inheritance. With France & Isabelle Brel, Juliette Gréco, Charles Aznavour and others.

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90th Anniversary Gala Of The Finnish National Ballet

Genre Relay of: Dance, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company YLE (Finland) | Producer Klaus Pylkkänen | Director Tiina Siniketo | Camera Mika Paavilainen | Editor Marko Ahokas | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Finnish National Opera (Finland), 28.01.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Finnish National Opera Orchestra | Conductor Pietro Rizzo | Dance Company Finnish National Ballet, Finnish National Opera Ballet School | Source video/audio HD / Stereo


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Sakari Oramo‘s Farewell Concert In Helsinki

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company YLE (Finland) | Co-Production Company Mezzo (France) | Producer Tiina Laitinen | Executive Producer Miikka Maunula | Director Tiina Siniketo | Camera Timo Anttila | Duration 119‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Helsinki Music Centre (Finland), 25.05.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Composers S. Pohjola, S. Prokofiev, C. Debussy | Pieces Symphony No. 3, fp; Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op.63, La Mer | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Hosts Liisa Vihmanen & Janne Koskinen © Jyrki Valkama/YLE Kuvapalvelu

The Finnish National Ballet celebrates its 90-year history with a magnificent anniversary gala. On the main stage of the Helsinki Opera House, the dancers of the National Ballet give fabulous performances of ballet and modern dance. The gala programme includes excerpts from such famous ballet classics as „Swan Lake“ and „Don Quixote“, and from contemporary ballets such as „Anna Karenina“ by Alexei Ratmansky and „Scheherazade“ by Kenneth Greve. The gala also features some of the greatest works of modern dance, such as „Minus 7“ by Ohad Naharin and „Walking Mad“ by Johan Inger. The Gala hosts are Heidi Almi and Kenneth Greve. TV hosts: Liisa Vihmanen and Janne Koskinen.

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Indepence Day Gala Concert Sibelius Kullervo Symphony

Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company YLE (Finland) | Producer Tiina Laitinen | Executive Producer Miikka Maunula | Director Anu Jaantila | Camera Timo Anttila | Duration 82‘ 53‘‘ | Production Year 2011 | Recorded Helsinki Music Centre (Finland), 06.12.2011 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Kullervo Symphony, op. 7 | Composer Jean Sibelius | Orchestra / Band Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (Finland) | Conductor Sakari Oramo Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (Finland) | Choir The Polytech Choir (Finland) | Chorus Master Juha Kuivanen The Polytech Choir (Finland) | Soloists Johanna Rusanen-Kartano, Ville Rusanen | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Sakari Oramo‘s Farewell concert © Jukka Lintinen

Sakari Oramo’s term as chief conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (FRSO) began in August 2003. An accomplished violinist, he began his career as co-leader of the orchestra in 1991 and went on to obtain a conducting diploma in the class of Jorma Panula at the Sibelius Academy. In this „Farewell Concert“, Sakari Oramo conducted his cousin Seppo Pohjola‘s Symphony No.3, Prokofiev‘s Violin Concerto No.2 (with violinist Janine Jansen) and Debussy‘s „La mer“. In addition, the programme captures Sakari Oramo talking about his career as chief conductor; and his colleagues tell what kind of conductor Oramo is... At the end of the concert, the title of Honorary Conductor of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra was conferred on Sakari Oramo.

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Savonlinna Opera Festival 100th Anniversary Gala Concert

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company YLE (Finland) | Producer Klaus Pylkkänen | Executive Producer Miikka Maunula | Director Tiina Siniketo | Camera Mika Paavilainen | Duration 100‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Savonlinna Olavinlinna Castle (Finland), 05.07.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Savonlinna Opera Festival Orchestra | Conductor Jari Hämäläinen | Choir Opera Festival Choir | Chorus Master Matti Hyökki | Soloists Matti Salminen, Juha Uusitalo, Jaakko Ryhänen, Mika Kares, Matias Tosi, Mikhail Kazakov, Valentina Farcas, Kristin Lewis, Marjukka Tepponen, Miina-Liisa Värelä, Amber Wagner, Tuija Knihtilä, Laura Nykänen, Anna Smirnova, Vladimir Moroz, Fikile Mvinjelwa, Jussi Myllys, Dinyar Vania | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Smith Timo Miettinen, hosts Riikka Holopainen and Janne Koskinen © Anu Jaantila

28 April 1892 is a turning point in the history of Finnish music. For that day saw the premiere performance of the „Kullervo Symphony“ by Jean Sibelius; the cornerstone of Finnish symphonic music was laid at a stroke. The day also marked Sibelius first conducting appearance with a large orchestra and choir, and despite the shaking of his hands brought on by nerves, he gave an excellent performance. At the beginning of the programme, Riikka Holopainen and Janne Koskinen tell us about the „Kullervo Symphony“ while they are visiting Viikki‘s smithy.

Olavinlinna Castle © Timo Seppäläinen

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The Savonlinna Opera Festival was celebrating its first centenary with a grand gala concert in July. The evening‘s programme is spanning the entire history of the festival. Appearing at the gala are some of the brightest stars of the 2012 season, along with the Savonlinna Opera Festival Orchestra and Choir.

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Season Ticket Sibelius Symphony No.4

Series Season Ticket | Genre Relay of: Orchestral/choral concert, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company YLE (Finland) | Producer Tiina Laitinen | Executive Producer Miikka Maunula | Director Elina Heiskanen | Camera Timo Anttila | Duration 43‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Helsinki Music Centre (Finland), 02.11.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Symphony No. 4 | Composer Jean Sibelius | Orchestra / Band Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Hannu Lintu | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

The Finnish musician Ismo Alanko, frontman of several bands, as well as a successful solo artist, is known for his versatility and interest in different musical styles. During his career he has recorded punk rock, alternative rock, progressive rock, electronic music, schlager, dance music, children‘s music and film scores. A programme of songs composed by Ismo Alanko at various stages in his career and orchestrated by top Finnish composers, for example Lotta Wennäkoski and Kimmo Hakola. The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Susanna Mälkki.

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The Third Helsinki International Maj Lind Piano Competition 2012

Status completed | Production Company YLE (Finland) | Producer Helena Kokko, Marjo Mäkinen | Executive Producer Miikka Maunula | Director Hannu Kamppila, Elina Heiskanen, Anu Jaantila | Camera Mika Paavilainen | Duration 160‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Helsinki Music Centre (Finland), 26.09.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Ernest Martinez-Izquierdo | Soloists Sergei Redkin, Denis Zhdanov, Shinnosuke Inugai | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Conductor Hannu Lintu © Kaapo Kamu Commentator Ville Matvejeff and Teppo Koivisto © Jyrki Valkama/YLE Kuvapalvelu

The „Season Ticket“ series features concerts of the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (FRSO). The programme also includes interviews with the conductor, with soloists, musicians etc. and you can see what happens backstage... Hosts are Inari Nuutero and Janne Koskinen. Jean Sibelius put the finishing touches to his Symphony No.4 in A minor only a couple of days before it was due to be performed at the Helsinki University Hall on 3 April 1911. Composing it had proved both difficult and laborious; his diaries tell of a gargantuan struggle to realise his vision. The fourth is the most serious of the Sibelius symphonies, the most introverted and deep-delving. There are virtually no signs of the attempts to woo and please the listener familiar from many of his other works. This does not, of course, mean that it lacks incomparable beauty, for there are moments of fleeting, vision-like ideas that soar...

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The End Of The World Sushi Bar Ismo Alanko And The FRSO

Status in progress | Production Company YLE (Finland) | Producer Tiina Laitinen | Executive Producer Juhani Kansi | Director Tiina Siniketo | Camera Jari Väisänen | Editor Petteri Kauhanen | Duration 75‘ / 75‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Helsinki Music Centre (Finland), 10.11.2012 | Musical Style Other | Composer Ismo Alanko | Orchestra / Band Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Susanna Mälkki | Original Text Ismo Alanko | Soloist Ismo Alanko | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

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The Maj Lind Piano Competition is Finland’s leading piano competition. It is named after Maj Lind (1876–1942), a keen music-lover who, in her will, bequeathed the Sibelius Academy some of her property dedicated to “the promotion of the art of piano playing”. The first Maj Lind Competition was held in 1945. The first Helsinki International Maj Lind Competition was held in August 2002 and it proved extremely encouraging: the unusually demanding and to some extent unconventional repertoire attracted gifted pianists who made the competition a musical event of the highest standard. The third competition took place in September 2012 and the winner was Russian pianist Sergei Redkin.

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Tristan And Isolde

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status in progress | Production Company YLE (Finland) | Co-Production Company Helsinki Festival (Finland) | Producer Tiina Laitinen | Executive Producer Miikka Maunula | Director Hannu Kamppila | Camera Mika Paavilainen | Editor Ville Hynninen | Duration 270‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Helsinki Music Centre (Finland), 21.08.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Piece Tristan und Isolde | Composer Richard Wagner | Orchestra / Band Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra | Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen | Choir The Polytech Choir | Chorus Master Juha Kuivanen | Stage Director Peter Sellars | Soloists Ben Heppner, Violeta Urmana, Michelle DeYoung, Matti Salminen, Jukka Rasilainen, Waltteri Torikka, Tuomas Katajala, Arttu Kataja | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Artistic collaborator Peter Sellars and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen © Jukka Lintinen / YLE Kuvapalvelu


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A spectacular cast, festive setting, famous melodies – that’s the ZDF „Operetta Gala From The Semperoper“. Under the baton of music director Christian Thielemann, the Staatskapelle Dresden performed highlights from operettas by Emmerich Kálmán. Soprano Diana Damrau and tenor Piotr Beczała presented the Austrian composer’s most beautiful arias and duets. Dancing in the magnificent Kronensaal of Schloss Albrechtsberg, the Dresden Semperoper Ballet rounded off the splendidly cheerful evening.

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392 China‘s Theatre Revolution Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status in progress | Production Company ZDF/3sat (Germany) | Producer Bernhard von Hülsen | Executive Producer AVE (Germany) | Director Ralf Pleger | Author Ralf Pleger | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Chongqing, Shanghai, Guangzou, Peking (China) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Advent Concert 390 Festive From Dresden Status completed | Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Producer Jörg Hitzemann | Director Elisabeth Malzer | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Frauenkirche Dresden (Germany), 01.12.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Dresden | Conductor Christian Thielemann | Soloists Juliane Banse, Elisabeth Kulman, Benjamin Bruns, Lisa Batiashvili | Source video/audio HD / Stereo There is no doubt that the Staatskapelle Dresden and their new principal conductor Christian Thielemann are well on their way to performing a non-stop series of most exciting concert events. One of them was ZDF’s traditional Advent concert from the Frauenkirche in Dresden in December 2012. The participating soloists were soprano Juliane Banse, mezzo-soprano Elisabeth Kulman, tenor Benjamin Bruns and violinist Lisa Batiashvili. Christian Thielemann chose a programme ranging from baroque to romantic music, including compositions by George Frideric Handel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jules Massenet, Charles Gounod and Engelbert Humperdinck.

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Operetta Gala From The Semperoper

Status completed | Production Company ZDF (Germany) | Producer Tobias Feilen | Director Hannes Rossacher | Camera Volker Schmidt | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Semperoper Dresden (Germany), 30.12.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Orchestra / Band Staatskapelle Dresden | Conductor Christian Thielemann | Soloist Diana Damrau, Piotr Beczała | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Unitel GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

Semperoper Dresden © DPA

Opera Guangzou © Ralf Pleger

China is growing unstoppably, not only in terms of economic power. One of the most amazing phenomena is a Chinese music boom. Opera houses, concert halls and theatres: incredible architectural attractions designed by world-known star architects spring up like mushrooms, with more than 100 being constructed in the past 10 years. In his film Ralf Pleger investigates this development. He takes a critical and curious look behind the scenes of China‘s glittery world of opera and its high-tech facades of stone and glass.

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Claudio Monteverdi Orpheus – Odysseus – Poppea

Genre Relay of: Opera, Live recording | Status completed | Production Company ZDF/3sat (Germany) | Director Peter Schönhofer, Andreas Morell | Camera Henning Juhl, Beate Häring | Sets Katrin Lea Tag | Light Design Alexander Koppelmann | Duration 460‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Comic Opera Berlin (Germany), 16.09.2012 | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Peter Renz as Amor © Komische Oper Berlin, Gunnar Geller

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In 2012, Claudio Monteverdi had his comeback at Komische Oper Berlin. The opera trilogy „Orpheus, Odysseus, Poppea“ represents a visual synthesis of arts standing for joy of sound and sensuality. Love in all its shades: the three operas are about the passion of Orpheus and Eurydice, the longing for love of Odysseus and Penelope and the sizzling sexuality of Nero and Poppea. The operas were presented by almost 200 participating artists in an „old-new“ music mix composed by Elena Kats-Chernin. Barrie Kosky is the director of this feast for eyes and ears.

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Hesse, Richard Wagner, 396 Hermann Thomas Mann – An Eternal Triangle Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status in progress | Production Company ZDF/3sat (Germany) | Producer Theo Roos | Director Theo Roos | Author Christoph Ammon | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Germany, Switzerland | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Eroticism, Death And Music

Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status in progress | Production Company ZDF/3sat (Germany) | Executive Producer Ilona Grundmann | Director Herbert Eisenschenk | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2013 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

The composer Richard Wagner © Daniel Karmann Of intoxicating and dangerous sounds in the music of Verdi and Wagner © Herbert Eisenschenk

For music lovers, chances will be high in 2013 to experience emotional eruptions when the two giants of opera music Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner will mark their anniversary year. This film studies the effects that music has on the listener, taking a closer look at the music of Verdi and Wagner. What is it that moves our heart and gets under our skin when we listen to music? Renowned experts, musicians and conductors will take a look back down the road of their career and tell us about their emotional reactions to pieces of music.

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Freestyle Jazz In China

Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status in progress | Production Company ZDF/3sat (Germany) | Executive Producer Propellerfilm GmbH & Co KG (Germany) | Director Mathias Frick | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Shanghai (China) | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Shanghai always kept the Jazz feeling © Propellerfilm

Jazz has returned to Shanghai. Some claim that it never went away during the time when it was prohibited, between the Cultural Revolution in the 1940s and China's opening in the 90s. The nucleus of the Shanghai jazz scene is the legendary JZ Club, owned by 36-year-old bass player Ren Yuqing. Ren has established himself as key figure in the Chinese jazz world. With his transformation from jazz musician to entrepreneur, Ren Yuqing is working at the boundary between the bohemian world of artists and the tough reality of everyday Chinese life.

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Munich 1904: Hermann Hesse and Thomas Mann become acquainted; an intense friendship unfolds which will last for over 50 years. The two of them, though very different personalities, had one thing in common: In Hitler‘s Germany, their books and thoughts were prohibited. The film tells the story of the dramatic year 1933, when Thomas Mann, driven into exile due to his speech on Wagner, finds a home at Hesse‘s house in Montagnola... The film is a contribution to the Wagner year 2013.

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Jazz Just Call It Music

Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company ZDF/3sat (Germany) | Director Andreas Morell | Camera Thomas Frischhut | Duration 60‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Timmendorf (Germany), et al. | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Jazz Baltica 2012 - Frederik Köster and Nicole Johänntgen © Thomas Frischhut

The film goes way beyond documenting the JazzBaltica 2012. The type of contemporary music, which most people would describe as „jazz“, reveals itself as too diverse and too broad to be summed up by this one word alone. These young jazz musicians at the Baltica do not share „jazz“, but the pursuit of artistic, social and economic gain for their music and their way of life. To them, „jazz“ means freedom: Beyond all stylistic bounds, their music is the answer to a world which is increasingly complex and in permanent change.


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Shen Wei Dance Arts

Genre Relay of: Dance, on location | Status in progress | Production Company ZDF/3sat (Germany) | Duration 90‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Ludwigshafen (Germany), 15.11.2013 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

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400 Deli Charts Status completed | Production Company ZDFkultur (Germany) | Director Karl Koch | Camera Fabian Uhlmann, Florian Lehmann | Duration 30‘ 15‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Berlin (Germany), 15.10.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

Shen Wei Dance Arts dances „Near the Terrace“ © Mark Murray Rainer Maria Jilg and Hadnet Tesfai, hosts of „Deli Charts“ © Stefan Müller

Shen Wei Dance Arts is internationally acknowledged for its interdisciplinary cross-cultural performances, which have been described as „breathtaking, powerful and riveting“ (The Boston Globe) and celebrated for their „gorgeous visual imagery“ (The London Times). Each work unveils an original movement vocabulary combined with elements of film, theatre, new media and visual art. Internationally recognized for the breadth and scope of his artistic vision, Shen Wei is a prolific choreographer and stage director; designer of sets, costumes, lighting and make-up; painter and filmmaker.

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Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status in progress | Production Company ZDF/3sat (Germany) | Producer André Schäfer | Director Ralf Pleger | Author Ralf Pleger | Duration 120‘ | Production Year 2013 | Recorded Dubai, Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), Republic of Seychelles and others | Source video/audio HD / Stereo

It‘s not the chart show you would normally expect. „Deli Charts“ is the show before the show. Hadnet and Rainer, two experts in popular music and TV hosts, are caught preparing and discussing what is in the charts. They don‘t agree on most of the music. They argue about quality and personal taste, and finally they have to deal with their own distinct personalities. What more? Stars are dropping by occasionally and now and then some office insanity emerges. After the show the viewer will have learned what‘s in the charts but his opinion about it might have changed.

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Series Number One! | Genre Documentary: Music, other | Status completed | Production Company ZDFkultur (Germany) | Co-Production Company Red Seven Entertainment (Germany) | Director Anita Bechloch | Camera Waldemar Hauschildt, Sebastian Felsch | Editor Daniel Becker, Chris Mühlbauer | Duration 45‘ | Production Year 2012 | Source video/ audio HD / Stereo

Great travel atmosphere © Hapag Lloyd

It is „All aboard!“ for the luxury cruise ship MS Europa! On its way from Dubai to the Seychelles it becomes a stage for an unusual battle: A singing contest on the ocean for the best young voices from around the world. The admirable travel atmosphere and wonderful music (with special focus on Verdi and Wagner arias) clash with the rigorous rules of a competition; and the contestants must learn to cope with the psychological pressure that comes into effect when they have to face an international jury of renowned musicians. This extreme adventure on sea will undoubtedly mark a new format of singing competition... (Series 4x30‘)

Host Markus Kavka with Joe Cocker at his Ranch in Colorado © Tina Säufferer - Redseven Entertainment

„Number One!“ is a documentary series on today‘s greatest rock and pop stars. The programme pays tribute to their achievements in life and music. Featuring twelve of the most successful and influential living recording artists: Sting, Joe Cocker, Jack White, Metallica, Depeche Mode, U2, Patti Smith, Die Ärzte and others. Award-winning German music journalist Markus Kavka presents the documentaries. He leads the viewer on a journey through the artists‘ past, present and future. Series 13 x 45‘

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„Off the record“ invites bands and musicians to the broadcasting house of the former German Democratic Republic in Berlin‘s Nalepastraße. World-famous for their brilliant acoustics, the recording studios at Nalepastraße draw appreciation from pop musicians and classical conductors alike. „Off the record“ takes a journey to the beginnings of recording. Everyone is to feel comfortable and play their music the way they always wanted. In a very intimate atmosphere without any glaring show lights, „Off the record“ takes a stunning look behind the scenes. Series 6x45‘ with The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Little Dragon, Tu Fawning, Boy, Dillon, CocoRosie.

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ZDF@Bauhaus Eagle-Eye Cherry

Status completed | Production Company ZDFkultur (Germany) | Director Volker Weicker | Camera Jonas Burlage | Duration 58‘ 30‘‘ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Dessau (Germany), 08.11.2012 | Source video/audio HD / Dolby surround 5.1

Medina is, by far, Denmark’s most successful export. A Dane with Chilean background, Medina Danielle Oona Valbak is a musician through and through. Songs like the gold-selling single “You And I” with more than 20 million views on Youtube, and her gold-selling debut album of 2010, “Welcome to Medina”, are enjoying global success. MTV Music Award, Danish Music Award... these are only two of the 20 awards sitting on Medina’s mantlepiece. Medina inspires her audience with a unique mix of emotion and perfection, she walks the line between breathtaking production, exciting beats and pop anthems.

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Genre Portrait, on location | Status in progress | Production Company Filmfritz GmbH (Germany) | Director Astrid Bscher | Production Manager Nina Peichl | Camera Andreas Schneegans | Editor André Hammesfahr | Duration 30’ 00’’ | Production Year 2012 | Recorded Cologne (Germany), Salzburg, Neustift (Austria) | Musical Style Classical music | Source video/audio HD / Stereo | Distribution TV Filmfritz GmbH (Germany)

Mezzo-soprano Katrin Wundsam © Filmfritz GmbH / Nina Peichl Eagle-Eye Cherry at zdf@bauhaus © Katja Kuhl

The world famous „Bauhaus“ in Dessau opens its doors to one of the most interesting live music events in German television – international artists playing in an intimate setting for an exclusive audience. The concept of „zdf@bauhaus“ sticks to the Bauhaus ideas. Thus, cameras and microphones are visible on screen and the artists are playing on the same level as the audience, allowing for those rare moments of face-toface experience of musical craftmanship and creativity. A perfect lay-out for the central elements of Eagle-Eye‘s music: the acoustic guitar, a steady beat and the beautiful, laid-back vocals...

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Anyone who has ever heard the powerful mezzo-soprano voice of 34-year-old Katrin Wundsam assumes that this young woman’s entire life has been dedicated to nothing but her ambitions as a singer. It’s unimaginable that she would do anything but emerge on the boards of the Cologne Opera as Countess Bezukhova or sing Dorabella at the Hamburg State Opera. Nevertheless, Katrin’s father had other plans and at her birth in 1978, he saw in her the heir to his estate – a 30-hectare farm in Upper Austria. This documentary explores a modern conflict between the generations and accompanies a singer along her unusual career path.


BENJAMIN BRITTEN – PEACE AND CONFLICT A Docudrama by Tony Britten to celebrate the composer's 100th birthday

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IMZ Avant Première Screenings At Midem 28 – 31 January 2012, Cannes, France

In a nearly three-decade-long tradition, the IMZ once again had the possibility to set the Avant Première Screenings event at midem. In Auditorium A – a true cinema hall with a massive screen, sophisticated technical equipment and more than 300 seats – IMZ members had the opportunity to let their fellow members as well as an interested audience take a glance at their latest productions. Over a period of four days, no fewer than 52 companies presented their show reels, including a record number of altogether 404 productions of classical, world music and jazz as well as classical ballet and contemporary dance, to a rapt and even bigger audience than in previous years. The customary IMZ stand, with its breathtaking sea view of the bay of Cannes and of La Croisette, was, as always, a top draw for visitors to meet with colleagues and negotiate with partners. For the first time the IMZ Opening and Networking Cocktail, held on Saturday, 28 January 2012 at the IMZ stand, was organized in cooperation with ReedMIDEM and was open also to non-IMZ-members, attracting nearly 200 people. Chris Hunt, president of the IMZ, Cornelia Much from ReedMIDEM and Bernd Hellthaler from EuroArts International were proud to welcome maestro Valery Gergiev as a special guest of the cocktail. As a novelty in 2012 and thanks to a co-operation with EuroArts International, the IMZ was able to complement the Avant Première Screenings 2012 by including the screening of 3D show reels in a special 3D screening space at the IMZ stand. Another highlight was the première screening of the movie „Music in the Air“. A documentary about the history of classical music on screen, on the occasion of the IMZ’s 50th anniversary celebrated in 2011. The Avant Première Screenings are a yearly IMZ event in collaboration with midem where the world’s leading producers of fine programmes on culture and the arts present their latest productions. It is a market for: • programme purchasers in search of high-quality audio-visual programmes on culture, the performing arts, music and dance • for producers with an interesting project for which they need coproduction partners • for programme suppliers/distributors who want to present their latest audio-visual programmes on culture, the performing arts, music or dance to the programme purchasers of international television stations • for film festival programmers looking for an opportunity to get a comprehensive overview of the latest trends in dance and music films • for editors or journalists who want to keep abreast with the trends in the fields of culture, the performing arts, music or dance. www.avantpremiere.at

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ICMA Award Gala 2012 15 May 2012, Nantes, France

30 May – 2 June 2012, Munich, Germany

The ICMA Award Gala 2012 at La Cité in Nantes, France, hosted by the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire and its music director John Axelrod, has been a big success. After the Award Ceremony, a Gala Concert featuring ICMA winners enthused an audience of 1,500 in La Cité's Grand Auditorium.

The year 2012 marked the inauguration of an international forum for classical and art music: Classical:NEXT. An event exclusively dedicated to classical music – for all sectors and on an international level – aiming to create cross-sector networks to negotiate new solutions for the challenges facing classical music professionals.

During its General Assembly in Nantes, the Jury of which the IMZ is a member welcomed as a new member the Russian weekly Kultura.

An IMZ film programme complemented the Classical:NEXT jury-selected conference and live showcases. Two days of screenings, eight films in full length and an enthusiastic audience of both Classical:NEXT delegates and non-business visitors.

As for the Awards of 2013: The Ceremony and Gala Concert will be hosted by the Orchestra La Verdi conducted by John Axelrod. The names of the winners will be published in January 2013. The Jury also announced that the ICMA Gala 2014 will take place during the renowned Beethoven Festival in Warsaw, organised by Elżbieta Penderecka.

From 30 May to 2 June, international professionals from all sectors of the classical music scene gathered at the Gasteig in Munich for the first edition of this annual event – festivals, arts presenters, publishers, labels, music educators, concert halls, promoters, media, producers and, of course, the classical music artists. We are looking forward to the next edition in Vienna in 2013! www.classicalnext.com

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Music Film Festival Bucharest 8 – 17 June 2012, Bucharest, Rumania

Following the format of the acclaimed Music Film Festival at Wiener Rathausplatz in Vienna (Austria), the 7th edition of the Music Film Festival at George Enescu Square in Bucharest (Rumania) was once again an outstanding success. Co-organised by ArCub and the City of Bucharest, the festival took place at George Enescu Square, situated in the heart of Bucharest, from 8 – 17 June 2012. The square was transformed into an oasis of music and dance where more than 10,000 visitors from all walks of life enjoyed classical music in a relaxing environment. The festival celebrated the 100th birthday of the Rumanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache by presenting some of his wonderful concerts with the Orchestra of the Bayerischer Rundfunk. Furthermore, the programme contained operas and concerts such as the „New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic 2012“, „Luciano Pavarotti – Duets“, „Andrea Bocelli – One Night in Central Park“ etc.

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IMZ Semi-Final Judging Event For The 2012 International Emmy® Awards 25 June 2012, Berlin, Germany

As in past years, the IMZ hosted the Semi-Final Judging Event for the 2012 International Emmy® Awards in the Arts Programming in co-operation with the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Thanks to the generous reception and organisational efforts of EuroArts, the jurors –13 distinguished international representatives from the arts and media branch – met for a day-long judging session in the Filmakademie in Berlin. Besides, EuroArts extended an even more generous invitation to all IMZ board members and jurors to attend a concert of the Berliner Philharmoniker at the Waldbühne which, despite the rainy weather, was a great and unforgettable experience.

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The 2012 Jurors were: Arild Erikstad, NRK Jessica Franco, The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Bernd Hellthaler, EuroArts Music International GmbH Chris Hunt, Classical TV Limited Gunilla Jensen Peyron, SVT Katharina Jeschke, IMZ Marie Kucerova, Česká Televize Reiner Moritz, Poorhouse International Ltd. Franz Patay, IMZ Katja Raths, Clasart Classics Erwin Stürzer, Arthaus Music Henk van der Meulen, Royal Conservatoire of The Hague Hazel Wright, Hazel Wright Media Ltd. The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership-based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over 50 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology. The Academy’s yearly schedule of events includes the prestigious International Emmy® Awards Ceremony held in New York, The International Digital Emmy® Awards at MIPTV and a series of industry events such as Academy Day, The International Emmy® World Television Festival and Panels on substantive industry topics. www.emmys.tv

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2 – 13 July 2012, Yekaterinburg, Russia

30 June – 2 September 2012, Vienna, Austria

The third edition of the Vienna Music Film Festival in Yekaterinburg was initiated and supervised by the IMZ and the Austrian Cultural Forum in Moscow and very successfully implemented by the Austrian Honorary Consulate in Yekaterinburg in cooperation with various local partners and sponsors. Open air, free of charge and combined with a food and beverage area following the concept of the Music Film Festival at Wiener Rathausplatz in Vienna (Austria), in 2012, the Vienna Music Film Festival in Yekaterinburg took place from 2 – 13 July, in front of the Ural Federal University. The programme curated by the IMZ included operas and concerts such as „Don Pasquale“, „Dove è Amore è Gelosia“, „Andrea Bocelli – Live in Central Park“, „The Best of Pavarotti and Friends“, „New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic 2012“, „Manon“, „Operavox – Animated Operas“, „Cinderella“, „Carmen“…

In Vienna, summer ends when the world’s biggest open-air music film festival is closing. From 30 June – 2 September, a total of 47 productions were featured during the 65 festival evenings in front of Vienna’s City Hall for an audience of 625,000 people – a fine selection of music films, including classical, jazz, ballet and world music highlights. Like in the years before, people did enjoy not only the variety of music but also the wide range of culinary delights offered in the food area. As a novelty this year, one day of the Film Festival’s „classical“ week was dedicated to popular music gems. Thus we had it all: Anastacia and Tosca, Carmen and Katie Melua, Bryn Terfel and Elvis Presley, Andrea Bocelli and Benvenuto Cellini, Nutcracker and Scheherazade. In the opening film on 30 June, „Adele: live at the Royal Albert Hall“ gave the audience goosebumps. During the following weeks, people could not only watch classical operas but also productions like „The Phantom of the Opera“, „Baroque Celebrations“ as well as „Pavarotti and friends“. Furthermore, in the framework of the 50th anniversary of Vienna’s renowned film festival Viennale, the programme featured milestones of concert-film-making from D.A. Pennebaker’s „Monterey Pop“ and „Elvis Presley: ’68 Comeback Special“ to Martin Scorsese’s „Rolling Stones: Shine A Light“, an outstanding documentary on the concert they gave at New York’s Beacon Theatre. The concept turned out to be a success: More people than ever before came to watch and listen to the many musics in front of the City Hall and enjoyed the special atmosphere. Once again, in a splendorous celebration of tradition and the contemporary, the Film Festival turned the Wiener Rathausplatz into the vibrant heart of a city of music.

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Pristina Open Air Culture Festival 1 – 3 October 2012, Pristina, Kosovo

For the first time, the IMZ, in co-operation with the EU-funded project „Culture for all“, implemented a classical music film screening at the new Pristina Open Air Culture Festival in Kosovo. The main goal of the young festival was to bring classical music closer to the people and present it on a public square where people can meet and socialise while listening to classical music concerts, watching operas and ballet performances. It took place at Mother Teresa Square right in the centre of the city. The festival opened on 1 October with a live performance of the Kosovo Philharmonic choir. Following this special moment, the audience was delighted by „Pavarotti – the Duets: Best of Pavarotti and Friends“. Furthermore, the programme, curated by the IMZ, contained classics like „La Traviata“ and „Operavox – Animated Operas: Das Rheingold, Rigoletto, Turandot“. The three classical days were a great success and very much appreciated by the public.

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IMZ At 49th ITF Golden Prague 13 – 17 October 2012, Prague, Czech Republic

As in years past, the IMZ accompanied the 49th ITF Golden Prague festival and competition organising the Golden Prague Premieres and a workshop in co-operation with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). The screenings of the IMZ Golden Prague Premieres took place in the Small Hall of Žofín Palace and included the following programmes: IMZ Golden Prague Premieres I: „Flat Pack – The Musical“, SVT, Sweden. A musical „furniture saga“ about „the wonder of Sweden“, Ingvar Kamrad, the founder of IKEA. The score is by Erik Gedeon, who also directed the performance at Malmö Stadsteater. IMZ Golden Prague Premieres II: C(H)OEURS, EuroArts, Germany. Musical theatre by Alain Platel. For years, the tension between the group and the individual has been the central theme in Platel's performances. In C(H)OEURS he examines – together with his dancers and the Teatro Real choir – how „dangerously beautiful“ a group can be. Both productions were enthusiastically received. Lively discussions with the filmmakers/producers following the screenings underscored the success of the Golden Prague Premieres 2012.

On Tuesday, 16 October, an EBU and IMZ workshop was dedicated to „Rights management in the digital era“. Once again, the EBU and the IMZ decided to join forces to promote and strengthen the arts in the audio-visual media. After presentations by Peter Goethals (EBU), Malte Ludin (Tele München Gruppe), Pavlina Kvapilova (Česká televize) and Peter Maniura (BBC) the presenters and further panellists – Bernd Hellthaler (EuroArts Music), Chris Hunt (Classical TV Ltd.) and Lothar Mattner (WDR) were discussing the challenges and opportunities in social media for broadcasters and the private sector in a highprofile debate. Generally, the whole festival is open to anyone interested in high-quality music and dance programmes and films on the TV screen. In the festival's video library, festival participants have the chance to view all competition programmes submitted to the 49th ITF Golden Prague. 55 competitors from 24 countries presented 94 programmes in the international ITF GP competition. The longest programme submitted: 218’ („Julius Caesar“). And the Winners are… Grand Prix Golden Prague: „Lang Lang –The Art Of Being A Virtuoso“ (ZDF, Germany) Czech Crystal for Performing Arts: „John Cage: Journeys In Sound“ (ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG, Germany) Czech Crystal for Documentary: „The World Of Matthew Bourne“ (LeopardFilms, UK) Special Mention for extraordinary artistic achievement: „Soundbreaker“ (YLE, Finland) Czech Television Prize: „Schumann At Pier 2 – A Concert Film With Paavo Järvi And The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen“ (Deutsche Welle, Germany) Award of the Dagmar and Václav Havel’s Foundation VIZE 97: „Giuseppe Scarlatti: Dove è Amore è Gelosia – A Historical Reconstruction Of Opera Performance“ (Classart Classic, Germany) Audience Award: „Macbeth“ (Opus Arte, UK). Congratulations to all creators and contributors!

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IMZ World Music Film Screenings At WOMEX 2012 17 – 21 October 2012, Thessaloniki, Greece

For the first time in south-eastern Europe, with a lot of sunshine and warm summerlike nights, WOMEX successfully completed its 18th edition in Thessaloniki. The 11th edition of the IMZ World Music Film Screenings presented 17 productions – more than ever before! – and could, once again, raise the attendance figures – reaching a record of more than 500 attendees. The screenings were enthusiastically received by the industry insiders. The first day began with the Greek movie „Methexis“ – three rather different men sharing their very personal approach to expressing themselves through music. The next production, „Hubert von Goisern – Wirtshaustour“, took us on a trip through small taverns in Austria, where the outstanding world music artist Hubert von Goisern began his career. After that, „Sarabah“ – a movie about Sister Fa, a trailblazing Senegalese rap singer and activist on the rise, transported us to Senegal to show what it takes to fight for women’s rights in Africa. „Soundbreaker“ is a portrait of an exceptional accordionist from Finland and, at the same time, a movie revealing cinematography and drama in a distinctive Scandinavian way.

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Finally, „Georgia My Love“, an Israeli production, telling of the ambitions and struggle of two poor Georgian women, proud of their origins and trying to revive and establish Georgian culture. The second day took us on a road trip around the globe… tracing the story of the „Fellowship of the Drums“, a breath-taking rhythm adventure and of the „United States of Africa“ following African hip-hop pioneer Didier Awadi as he crafts an album paying tribute to the leaders of Black Consciousness. „The quest of Electrical Rites in Guinea Conakry“ depicts the curious story of how griots and sorcerers-fetishists have swapped their traditional instruments for distorted electric guitars... In „Embracing Voices“, Canadian musician Jane Bunnett contemplates her relationships, her career, and – both as an artist and as a woman – asks the universal question: what does it all mean. The day ended with the Greek movie „I heard god crying“: Fire-walkers in Greece, Shi’a Pakistanis during Arbaeen and Ashura in Syria, mourners in Albania… three very different groups related by their escape from everyday life, the transgression of limits, the affliction of ecstasy. The last screening day started with an invitation to a vivacious journey through the musical landscape of Istanbul with a movie called „RomanIstanbul“. „Go to Tuva“ – an ethno-rock road book and road movie took us as far as Siberia with the musicians Sainkho and Garlo. A change of topic came with the next film – „Worlds of Sounds: The Ballad of Folkways“ revealing how Folkways Records founder Moses Asch turned the music business model on its head. The afternoon then was dedicated to „El Gusto“ – the moving story of the reunion and reconciliation of a group of Muslim and Jewish musicians fifty years after their separation during the Algerian Civil War. With „Mawaca – Songs of the Forest“ we were heading to Amazonia to discover the musical traditions of six different peoples and the wonderful interpretations of this music by the band Mawaca, before we returned to Europe with „Eastern Voices“ – a documentary on East meeting West at the Morgenland Festival Osnabrück 2009 – an encounter between the occidental and Middle East musical traditions. At the end, „The Endless Journey“ introduced us to Niger’s outlying schools where children are inspired to value their cultural heritage by meeting musicians who have travelled with their music around the world. All in all, WOMEX recorded 2,200 delegates from 90 countries, 1,200 companies, 245 stands, 20 conference sessions, 61 showcase acts from 50 countries and of course 17 IMZ-curated films. This is what it takes to be the most important professional market for world music... For those who missed it, it is not all lost yet! See the screening selection and browse through all submitted movies on www.worldmusicfilms.com. Finally, many of the movies screened in the framework of the IMZ World Music Film Screenings at WOMEX 2012 will be part of our nonprofit initiative World Music Films on Tour. www.worldmusicfilms.com www.womex.com

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The „World Music Films on Tour“ movies have travelled to quite some exciting destinations during 2012 and we wish to thank all the old and new bookers for their commitment to World Music Films!

Bringing dance films to a wider public and providing exposure beyond the festival circuit for dance in film and video, this is the motivation for dance screen on tour, a unique, non-profit and entirely non-commercial initiative created in 1999 by the IMZ in association with the SK Culture Foundation, Cologne.

The journey began in Belgium at the Centre for World Cultures Zuiderpershuis in Brussels. Next destination was Helsinki and the World Village Festival. The two following stops were in the Netherlands for the Music Meeting in Nijmegen and Belgium for the Recyclart Festival in Brussels. The Palantír Film Foundation in Hungary had its first time booking, as well as the Ulsan World Music Festival in South Korea. From there, a direct turn to the USA, to the International Lens Film Series in Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Finally, two stops that seem to become mandatory: Plai Festival in Timisoara, Rumania and the Festival Porta in Riga, Latvia. World Music Films on Tour provides the opportunity to look beyond the familiar. For those curious to explore the entire world’s musical traditions and experience the diversity of our fascinating planet, this is a journey to exciting destinations. Bringing World Music in film and video to a wider public, in various locations around the world, that’s the motivation behind this non-commercial distribution project created in 2006 by the IMZ in co-operation with WOMEX. Aimed at organisers of music festivals, concerts or any kind of world music events, World Music Films on Tour offers a unique selection of world music documentaries and concert recordings.

Following on from the successful dance screen 1999, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 and 2010 at Cinedans, the winning and nominated productions, curated programmes as well as a selection of former dance screen highlights will continue on its global path. In 2012, dance screen on tour was guest at the Oper Graz in Austria for several Tanz Nite events. „Stronger“, „Shadowed“, „Slow Dance“, „Dos Ambientes“ and „Pito“ have already been presented throughout the year and yet, there are more to come. In March, the three festival days of the Tanzfilmfestival Luzern in Switzerland included „Horizon of Exile“, „An Ant“ and „Admit one“. Up north in Norway, three films from dance screen on tour were booked for the Public Art Screen Festival. „Stronger“, „Duo“ and „There is a place“ were shown in a loop during the summer months June, July and August in various public spaces open for everyone.

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IMZ / ICMP/ Opera Europe Meetings

In October 2011, for the first time ever, representatives of ICMP (International Confederation of Music Publishers), Opera Europa, the IMZ, publishers and lawyers from Europe and the USA came together for a promising meeting to discuss the status quo of the publishing rights and media law situation. Followed by further encounters and conference calls, it looks very much like there is a certain common understanding within all involved parties for the need of taking action. Bernd Hellthaler (EuroArts) participates on behalf of the IMZ and aimes at improving the situation as well as creating new partnerships.

Music In The Air A History Of Classical Music On Television A documentary to celebrate 50 years of IMZ by Reiner E. Moritz

During the last 70 years, television has undergone dramatic changes; from black and white to colour, from a small screen to home cinema, from mono sound to stereo and surround sound. And it has done a lot to popularize classical music, in the best and in the worst sense. Classical music has been a part of the programme mix right from the beginnings of television. „Music In The Air“ features exclusive insights behind the scenes reflecting statements by directors like Brian Large, Christopher Nupen and Andy Sommer, controllers like David Attenborough and Roger Wright as well as producers and, of course, the work of many more musicians. „Music in the Air“ would not have been possible without the generous help of many friends and IMZ members who donated clips, facilities and their time. We would like to offer special thanks to Nicolas Auboyneau of France 2 who, from very early on, committed his channel and to Bernhard Fleischer who made available film crews when needed. And you might also recognize the voice of John Hurt who reads the commentary.

Up to now, „Music in the Air“ has been broadcasted in several countries not only in Europe but also overseas. ERR – Estonian Public Broadcasting, NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, RTV Slovenija, Yleisradio – The Finnish Broadcasting Company, SVT Sveriges Television, SBS Australia and Sky Network Television Limited have booked or broadcasted the programme. For further information, please contact Heike Connolly heike.connolly@poorhouseintl.co.uk The IMZ is happy to co-operate with Arthaus Musik GmbH who took over the distribution of „Music in the Air“ on DVD and Blu Ray. www.arthaus-musik.com

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dance screen 2013 with San Francisco Dance Film Festival 12 – 15 September 2013, San Francisco dance screen 2013 with San Francisco Dance Film Festival invites you to discover and experience dance in a new way! The San Francisco Dance Film Festival along with San Francisco Ballet, and the San Francisco Film Society are collaborating with one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious dance film/video competitions and festivals to present IMZ’s dance screen 2013. The four day Festival will not only feature the best dance films and videos from around the world, but also offer a forum for professionals from the fields of dance, music, filmmaking, technology/media, education and visual arts to explore the new dynamics involved in creating and distributing this growing art from to a global audience.

science and technology. Filmmakers and dancers are now creating amazing, provocative, inspiring works that provide audiences with a wonderful look into this exciting form of „screen dance“ – works specifically created for the screen rather than the traditional stage. dance screen 2013 with San Francisco Dance Film Festival will attract creators and audience from around the world for four packed days of film screenings, panel discussions, performances and networking as they explore and celebrate dance on screen. IMZ members are eligible for discounted Festival registration fees.

The impact and influence of dance on mainstream popular culture continues to grow. From feature films, television series, advertising, to street performances, dance is everywhere. It’s permeating other art forms as well, with artists exploring collaborations in the visual arts,

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MUSIC IN THE AIR A Documentary to Celebrate 50 Years of IMZ A journey through the history of classical music on screen With Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, Vladimir Horowitz, Glenn Gould, Sir Colin Davis, Pierre Boulez, Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazon etc. A Documentary by Reiner E. Moritz Presented by Poorhouse International Produced by RM CREATIVE With the Generous Support of Members of the IMZ Shot in High Definition Running Time 55 minutes

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AVANT PREMIÈRE SCREENINGS AND SYMPOSIA Every year Presentation of approximately 400 brand-new music and dance programmes to the industry

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OPEN AIR MUSIC FILM FESTIVALS Worldwide

Screenings of operas, classical, world music and jazz concerts as well as classical and contemporary dance films

IMZ WORKSHOPS AND FILM SCREENINGS AT ITF GOLDEN PRAGUE Prague, every October IMZ WORLD MUSIC FILM SCREENINGS AND CONFERENCE AT WOMEX Varying destinations WORLD MUSIC FILMS ON TOUR Worldwide

Non-commercial distribution and screenings at various festivals

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IMZ Profile

IMZ Board 2011 - 2013

The IMZ, based in Vienna, is the global association for all those involved in any aspect of audio-visual music and dance.

IMZ President Chris Hunt, Classical TV Limited, UK

Its 150+ members from all around the world include broadcasters; performing arts companies and venues; programme producers and distributors; record and DVD labels; cinema and new media specialists: all the participants in the creation and dissemination of music in the media. The largest are international brands like the BBC, Metropolitan Opera New York, and Universal Music; the smallest are individual composers, choreographers, musicians or directors.

IMZ Vice-Presidents Arild Erikstad, NRK, Norwegian Broadcasting Company, Norway Henk van der Meulen, Royal Conservatoire of The Hague, Netherlands Hazel Wright, Hazel Wright Media Ltd., UK

Since it was founded in 1961 under the aegis of UNESCO the IMZ has dedicated itself to the worldwide development and promotion through audio-visual media of all forms of classical, jazz, world and contemporary music, as well as classical and contemporary dance.

Toshio Asaoka, NHK, Japan Thomas Beck, University of the Arts Berne, Switzerland Wolfgang Bergmann, ZDF/ ARTE, Germany Paul Bullock, BBC (Cymru Wales), UK Aarno Cronvall, Arcron Productions Ltd., Finland Urban Frye, Switzerland Frank Gerdes, ServusTV, Austria Thomas Hieber, Unitel GmbH and Co. KG, Germany Gunilla Jensen Peyron, SVT, Swedish Television, Sweden John Kelleher, NVC Arts - Warner Classics and Jazz, UK Elmar Kruse, C Major Entertainment, Germany Marie Kucerova, Czech Television, Czech Republic Reiner Moritz, Poorhouse International, UK Ben Pateman, Opus Arte, UK Katja Raths, Clasart Film- und Fernsehproduktions GmbH, Germany Peter Rosen, Peter Rosen Productions Inc., USA François Roussillon, François Roussillon et Associés, France Martin Traxl, ORF, Österreichischer Rundfunk, Austria John Walker, Thirteen for Wnet.org, USA Larry Weinstein, Rhombus Media Inc., Canada

It is the one-stop shop for anyone in any position in the value chain from music and dance creation to the buying public. For an opera house it provides an instant media policy along with every element needed to carry it out. For a broadcaster, it is every stage of the supply chain. For producers and distributors, it is their entire global market. For everyone, it is a valuable network, a forum for discussion, a showcase for productions, a lobbying group, a database, and an information exchange. The IMZ makes a real contribution to the businesses of its members. As an IMZ member you will benefit from • Programme presentation and screenings at - Avant Première, the major annual venue to meet with other members and find co-production partners - Special arrangements at fairs and film markets like midem, WOMEX, Golden Prague or Classical:NEXT (reduced entry fees, stand rentals, special screenings etc.) - Music Film Festival in front of the Vienna City Hall where mainly members’ opera productions can be seen by more than 640.000 visitors yearly. - World Music Film Screenings at WOMEX, International Music and Dance Film Festivals and competitions • A global networking platform including broadcasters, producers, distributors, record companies, opera houses and international tv and film festivals • IMZ directory with detailed contact information to the key players of the industry • Monthly newsletter offering the latest members‘ news, serving as an exchange platform • A platform for co-operation and co-production partners as well as market place for programme acquisition • Professional exchange within workshops, seminars and round tables about business relevant topics • IMZ film database and media archive with more than 30.000 music and dance programmes • Lobbying and initiatives • Annual catalogues, with detailed information on the latest and finest audio-visual productions in the field of music and dance

IMZ Treasurer Bernd Hellthaler, EuroArts Music International GmbH, Germany

Honorary Members Laurie Anderson, Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez, Alfred Brendel, Adrienne Clarkson, Mats Ek, Bill T. Jones, Jonas Kaufmann, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Lang Lang, Neil Shicoff, Anne-Sofie von Otter IMZ Team Secretary General: Franz Patay (patay@imz.at) Deputy Director: Katharina Jeschke (k.jeschke@imz.at) Project Manager: Daniela Billner (d.billner@imz.at) Project Manager: Tatiana Petkova (t.petkova@imz.at) Office Management: Linda Esslinger(office@imz.at) Office Assistant: Christian von der Recke (c.recke@imz.at) Executive Director: Ruth Pfletschinger (maternity leave) Office Management: Birgit Baresch (maternity leave)

Annual Membership Fee Full membership EUR 2,750 applies to TV organisations, independent production and distribution companies, publishers, opera houses, record companies, etc. Affiliate membership EUR 1,375 applies to smaller production companies whose annual output in music or dance does not exceed two productions. Associate membership EUR 690 applies to cultural, educational and scientific institutions, museums etc. Individual membership EUR 275 applies to individuals

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Schedule of IMZ Events Avant Première at MIDEM Cannes, January 26 – 29, 2013 Watch more than 400 brand-new music, arts and dance programmes, meet the most important TV programme buyers, producers and distributors, and discuss the burning topics of the industry!

Salzburger Festspiele, Salzburg Servus TV, Wals-Himmelreich Universal Edition AG, Vienna Wien Modern, Vienna

Semi-Final Judging Event for the International Emmy Awards Vienna, June, 2013 (tbc)

Belgium BMC-Group, Schelle Evil Penguin Productions, Mechelen Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, Brussels R.T.B.F. Radio-Télévision Belge de la Communauté française de Belgique, Brussels Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels VRT Vlaamse Radio en Televisie, Brussels

Vienna Music Film Festival Vienna, July and August 2013 Screenings of operas, classical, world music and jazz concerts as well as classical and contemporary dance

Canada MO Demay Entertainment, Montréal Rhombus International Ltd., Toronto Rhombus Media Inc., Toronto

Open Air Music Film Festival Baku, 2013 (tbc) Bucharest, summer 2013 (tbc) Yekaterinburg, summer 2013 (tbc) Tokyo, summer 2013 (tbc) Pristina, fall 2013 (tbc)

Croatia HRT Hrvatska Televizija, Zagreb

IMZ Film Screenings at Classical:NEXT Vienna, May 29 – June 1, 2013

dance screen 2013 with San Francisco Dance Film Festival San Francisco, September 12 – 15, 2013 IMZ Workshops and Golden Prague Premières at ITF Golden Prague Prague, October 12 – 17, 2013 IMZ at WOMEX 2013 Cardiff, October 23 – 27, 2013 dance screen on tour Non-commercial distribution and screenings of dance screen winners and nominees World Music Films on Tour Non-commercial distribution and screenings of world music films Join our initiative and let the world’s musics be your guest For detailed information please check the IMZ websites and follow us on facebook! www.imz.at www.avantpremiere.at www.dancescreen.com www.worldmusicfilms.com www.facebook.com/IMZMedia www.youtube.com/user/IMZInternational Come and join us at the next IMZ events!

IMZ Member Organisations Australia SBS Television, London Austria Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images, Wals col legno, Vienna Felix Breisach Medienwerkstatt GmbH, Vienna film+co. produktion GmbH, Vienna FilmFritz GmbH Österreich, Kitzbühel Haydn Festival Eisenstadt, Eisenstadt Herbert von Karajan Centrum GmbH, Salzburg ImPulsTanz, Vienna Lotus Records, Oberndorf ORF, Vienna Preiser Records, Vienna

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Czech Republic Ceská Televize, Prague Estonia Eesti Rahvusringhääling – Estonian Public Broadcasting / ERR, Tallinn Finland Arcron Productions Oy, Helsinki Yleisradio Oy (YLE), The Finnish Broadcasting Company, Helsinki France Agat Films et Cie / Ex Nihilo, Paris ARTE France, Issy-les-Moulineaux ARTE Strasbourg, Strasbourg Auditorium du Louvre, Paris Bel Air Media, Paris Camera lucida productions, Paris CLC Productions, Lyon Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, Paris France Télévision, Paris François Roussillon et Associés, Paris Idéale Audience, Paris Les Films Jack Fébus, Gamarde les Bains LGM, Paris Oléo films, Ivry sur Seine Opéra National de Paris, Paris Sombrero & Co, Paris Telmondis Distribution, Boulogne-Billancourt Germany 3sat, Mainz ACCENTUS Music GmbH & Co. KG, Leipzig ARTE Deutschland TV GmbH, Baden-Baden Arthaus Musik GmbH, Halle (Saale) Berlin Phil Media GmbH, Berlin C Major Entertainment GmbH, Berlin Clasart Film- und Fernsehproduktions GmbH / Tele München Gruppe, Munich Deutsches Tanzarchiv Köln, Cologne EuroArts Music International GmbH, Berlin Finkernagel & Lück Medienproduktion, Berlin GATEWAY4M – more fine music & media GmbH, Hamburg Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg, Hamburg LOFT music, Gauting MasterClass.TV (Bernd Hellthaler Medienbeteiligungen), Berlin moving-angel GmbH, Stuttgart msm-studios, Munich NIGHTFROG GmbH, Munich


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Pars Media, Berlin Rising Alternative GmbH, Berlin Schott Music GmbH & Co. KG, Mainz SIVision Broadcast GmbH, Munich Sounding Images GmbH, Berlin UNITEL GmbH & Co. KG, Oberhaching Wunderlich Medien Film-, TV- und Musikproduktion GbR, Munich ZDF – Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Mainz-Lerchenberg India EarthSync, Chennai Italy Dynamic SRL, Genova Pan Dream / Fondazione Fem, Rome RAI Televisione Italiana SPA, Rome Japan NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai – Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Tokyo The Netherlands AVRO Broadcasting Association, Hilversum NTR: Dutch Public Service Broadcaster for Information, Education and Culture, Hilversum Royal Conservatoire of The Hague, The Hague Norway NordicStories AS, Oslo NRK Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, Oslo Poland Telewizja Polska S.A., Warsaw Russia RTR – Russian State TV & Radio Broadcasting Company, Moscow Russian Music Society, Moscow TV Channel Russia- Kultura (Russia K), Moscow Slovenia RTV Slovenija, Ljubljana Spain Teatro Real, Madrid Sweden SVT – Sveriges Television, Stockholm

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Phil Grabsky Films, Brighton Poorhouse International Ltd., London Royal Opera House, London S4C Sianel 4 Cymru, Cardiff, Wales Sky Arts – BSkyB, Isleworth (Middlesex) Universal Music Group International, London USA Ace Arts LLC, New York Classic Arts Showcase, Los Angeles Cultural Media Collaborative Inc., New York Emerging Pictures, New York Kultur International Films, Ltd., West Long Branch, New Jersey Peter Rosen Productions, Inc., New York San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco San Francisco Opera, San Francisco San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco The Metropolitan Opera Association, New York THIRTEEN for WNET.org, New York

IMZ Individual Members Austria Sono Artists Consulting, Vienna Bulgaria SPOTLIGHT, Sofia Czech Republic C.E.M.A. Central European Music Agency, Brno Finland Kroma Productions Ltd., Porvoo France Andy Sommer, Paris Cécile Clairval-Milhaud, Paris Film Addict, Paris Jusque-là, Paris WINDROSE, Paris Germany bce films & more GmbH, Munich Enrique Sánchez Lansch, Berlin Myriam Hoyer, Wiesbaden

Switzerland Hochschule der Künste Bern (HKB), Bern Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich RSI – Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana, Lugano SRF – Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Zurich Session Basel AG, Basel Syquali Multimedia AG, Zurich tpc – technology and production center switzerland ag, Zurich

Ireland Hazel Wright Media Ltd., West Cork

United Kingdom Argonon Ltd., London Artial Productions, London BBC Cymru Wales, Cardiff, Wales BBC Music Magazine,Bristol, Avon BBC Rights & Business Affairs, London BBC Television, London Classical TV Limited, Bristol Decca Classics, London Electric Sky, Brighton Intermusica Artists` Management Ltd, London International Classical Artists, London London Symphony Orchestra, London NVC Arts – Warner Classics and Jazz, London Opus Arte, ROH Enterprises, London

Switzerland Georges Gachot, Zurich Urban Frye, Lucerne

Italy Alessandro Sdrigotti, Palmanova Russia Buta Arts Centre, Moscow

United Kingdom Floating Earth,Perivale, Middlesex P.O.P. 1 Ltd / Tinopolis,Carmarthenshire, Wales USA Alley Oop Films, Corte Madera Mulatto Media Productions,Westwood OVATION TV, Santa Monica Red Palette Pictures, New York

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Titles 30th Radovljica Festival 2012 – Alone, Clarinettist Mate Bekavac ................................ 278 40 Years 12 Cellists Of The Berliner Philharmoniker ..................................................153 67th Prague Spring International Music Festival ................................................... 142 75 Years Lucerne Festival .................................292 90th Anniversary Gala Of The Finnish National Ballet .................................................. 382 A 100th Birthday Tribute – Kurt Sanderling ..... 311 A Celebration Of Music .................................... 167 A Chair Fit For An Angel ................................. 209 A Chinese Night .................................................94 A Christmas Carol .............................................. 17 A Day At The Salzburg Festival ..........................24 A Day In The Life Of Cellist Johannes Moser ...312 A Day In The Life Of Francesco Tristano .........313 A Day In The Life Of Patricia Kopatchinskaja . 314 A Florentine Tragedy ........................................ 326 A Jewel Of The Baroque ................................... 107 A Night Of Slovenian Song – Bernarda Fink, Marcos Fink, Anthony Spiri .............................279 Abbado, Lucerne Festival Orchestra – Mozart: Requiem .................................................. 1 Absolute Prokofiev I ..........................................157 Absolute Prokofiev II .........................................158 Absolute Prokofiev III ....................................... 159 Absolute Prokofiev IV .......................................160 Across Country ..................................................405 Aida ....................................................................352 Albrecht Mayer, Christian Thielemann / Berliner Philharmoniker (Strauss Oboe Concerto & Bruckner 4) ....................................353 Alexander Pereira – All Out Of Passion .......... 233 Amel Bent Live At The Zenith In Paris .......... 197a American Mavericks Festival Short .................288 Andrea Bocelli – Love In Portofino (WT) .........337 Anima Eterna Plays Debussy ........................... 374 Antoine's Four Seasons ..................................... 34 Arctic Monkeys Live At The Olympia ...............302 Ariadne auf Naxos ..............................................80 Artbeaters, Jazz Concert ...................................280 ARTE Lounge ...................................................... 25 Atom Heart Mother .......................................... 168 Austropop Legends: Austria 3, Ludwig Hirsch And Others ...........................................296 Azio Corghi – Cruci-Verba ...............................270 Bach – Christmas Oratorio .............................. 354 Bach – Motets .................................................. 271 Bach Concertos For One, Two, Three And Four Pianos ........................................................123 Bach – St. Matthew Passion – St. Thomas Boys Choir .............................................................2 Barenboim – Celebration Concert ....................... 3 Barenboim Conducts Beethoven Symphonies 3 And 4 .................................................................51 Barenboim On Beethoven – Nine Symphonies That Changed The World ............355 BBC Proms 2012: The Last Night Around The UK ................................................................ 61 BBC Young Musician 2012 – The Final .............62 Beethoven – Missa Solemnis .......................... 356 Beethoven – The Complete String Quartets ....357 Beethoven – The Complete Symphonies ........ 358 Beethoven Cycle – Mariss Jansons & BRSO In Tokyo ..................................................213 Beethoven Triple Concerto With Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra ................................... 219

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Béjart Ballet Lausanne .................................... 197b Benjamin Britten – Peace And Conflict ............251 Berlioz Requiem ............................................... 124 Bertrand Chamayou And Nicholas Angelich With Sinfonia Varsovia And Jacek Kaspszyk ...........................................125 Big Dance ............................................................ 18 Bloody Daughter ..................................................35 Boccherini Renaissance ................................... 272 Boris Godunov ................................................. 327 Borrowed Light ................................................. 210 Britten – War Requiem ..................................... 359 Britten – The Final Chapter ................................ 19 Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy .............. 338 C(H)ŒURS ........................................................161 Carlos Saura’s Flamenco Hoy ........................ 197d Carmen .............................................................228 Carmen ............................................................. 328 Carte Blanche To Jacques Rouvier ................... 126 Chailly – Mahler 4 ................................................4 Chailly – Mahler 6 ................................................ 5 Children Of Voice .............................................169 China's Theatre Revolution .............................. 392 Choir Of The Year 2012 ......................................63 Christmas Oratorio ...........................................375 Christmas Special With Ruth Ziesak ...................6 Ciro in Babilonia ...............................................360 Classic Archive: Giuseppe Verdi ...................... 187 Classic Arts Showcase ...................................... 122 Claudio Abbado / Orchestra Mozart Bologna (Masses by Mozart And Schubert) ... 361 Claudio Monteverdi: Orpheus – Odysseus – Poppea ....................... 393 Complete Piano Concertos By Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 In D Minor, Op. 15 ....... 127 Complete Piano Concertos By Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 In B Flat Major, Op. 83 ................................................................ 128 Concerto ...........................................................249 Created Out Of Stones ..................................... 273 Crossing Borders – Daniel Barenboim On Music .................................................................... 7 Dame Fanny Waterman: A Life In Music ..........64 Dance & Quartet – Three Ballets By Heinz Spoerli .................................................... 362 Danel Quartet ................................................... 376 Das Labyrinth – Part Two Of The Magic Flute ................................8 The Rhine Gold – Das Rheingold .................... 108 David Bowie And The Story Of Ziggy Stardust ............................................... 65 David et Jonathas ............................................... 73 Debussy Recital ................................................ 377 Deidamia .......................................................... 252 Deli Charts ....................................................... 400 Dianne Reeves Live At The Châtelet Theater .............................................. 197c Dionne Warwick Plays Avo Session ................104 Domenico Cimarosa – The Secret Marriage .... 45 Don Pasquale ................................................... 170 Don Quixote .....................................................229 Duke Bluebeard‘s Castle .................................. 378 Eroticism, Death And Music.............. .............394 Esa-Pekka Salonen Conducts The Orchestre De Paris .................................... 188 Esperanza Spalding Plays Avo Session .............97 Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir – A Big Reunion ................................................... 149 Europa Konzert 2012 From Vienna ................. 162 Eva-Nina Kozmus Plays Carl Nielsen .............. 281

Fairport Convention: 45th Anniversary Concert ...................................66 Fairport Convention: Who Knows Where The Time Goes ...................67 Farnace ..............................................................171 Faust ................................................................. 110 Festive Advent Concert From Dresden ...........390 First Prize – 75th Anniversary Of The International Queen Elisabeth Competition ... 379 Flat Pack – The Musical ................................... 319 FolkLab ..............................................................220 Folkophone ....................................................... 221 For Elise – Beethoven's Bestseller ....................26 Forellenquintett .................................................. 27 Franz Welser-Möst Conducts Bruckner's Symphony No.4 ................................................. 111 Freestyle – Jazz In China .................................. 395 Frikar And Hallgrim Hansegård’s 8 ................222 From Today To Tomorrow ............................... 329 From Vienna To Broadway – Christmas Gala With Orchestre National De France And Maîtrise De Radio France ......................... 129 Gabriel Fauré – Requiem .................................282 Gala From Berlin 2012 ..................................... 163 Gauthier Dance – Poppea // Poppea ................28 Gianni Schicchi ................................................. 330 Gigi In America: Leslie Caron And The Golden Age ....................................................... 194 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi – The Seven Last Words Of Christ On The Cross & Stabat Mater ..................................................... 130 Giulio Cesare In Egitto ......................................112 Giuseppe Verdi – Don Carlos ............................46 Giuseppe Verdi – Requiem ................................36 Giuseppe Verdi – Otello ....................................47 Glen Campbell – The Rhinestone Cowboy .......68 Gölä – Working Class Hero And Swiss Superstar ........................................ 293 Great Performances At 40: An All-Star Homecoming Celebration (WT) ...................... 339 Guerilla Arts – Malakhov! .................................315 Guerilla Arts – Patrice! ..................................... 316 Gustavo Dudamel Conducts Johannes Brahms' Symphony No.3 ................... 37 Haitink Conducts The Wiener Philharmoniker ............................... 52 Heavenly Voices: The Legacy Of Farinelli ........253 Hélène Grimaud – Ravel: Piano Concerto ..........9 Hellfest 2012 ....................................................... 38 Herbert Blomstedt At 85 ...................................321 Hermann Hesse, Richard Wagner, Thomas Mann – An Eternal Triangle .............................396 Hippolyte et Aricie .............................................331 Hispanic Night With Kristjan Järvi .................. 198 Hubert Von Goisern: Brenna Tuats – The Tour Film ...................................................297 Hubert Von Goisern: Brenna Tuats Tour – Live In Austria ...................................................298 I Fagiolini: Music Of Celestial Spheres ............145 I Puritani ........................................................... 254 Il Signor Bruschino ........................................... 365 Il Tabarro .......................................................... 332 Il Trovatore .........................................................74 Imagine: Matthew Bourne .................................20 In Search Of Chopin .........................................250 Indepence Day Gala Concert – Sibelius' Kullervo Symphony ........................... 383 Inventing David Geffen ....................................340 Iphigénie en Aulide & Iphigénie en Tauride ....255 Jacky Terrasson And Guests ........................... 197e


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Jacky Terrasson Solo ......................................... 131 Jacques Brel ......................................................380 Järvi Summer Festival And Paavo Järvi ........... 150 Jazz – Just Call It Music ................................... 397 Jazz Awards ...................................................... 172 Jeanne D’Arc Au Bûcher At Saito Kinen Festival .......................................... 214 Jiří Bělohlávek – A Conductor Without Fuss ... 256 John Cage – Journeys in Sound ......................... 10 John Wilson On Broadway ..................................53 Journey Home – A Portrait Of Composer Marij Kogoj ....................................................... 283 Journey Of A Lifetime: Sir Georg Solti ............... 81 Juanes Plays Avo Session .................................100 Karajan – The Second Life ...............................299 Karl Dyall – Dancer, Singer, Actor ...................320 Katie Melua Plays Avo Session ........................ 103 Keeping Score: Stravinsky's Rite Of Spring .....289 Keeping Score: The Rite Of Spring In Concert ........................ 290 Khaled Plays Avo Session ..................................99 Khovanshchina ..................................................333 Kleerup On Aniara ............................................ 322 Kodo – The Drums Of Sado .............................. 75 L'Amour Masqué ...............................................173 L'Elisir D'Amore With Rolando Villazón ...........29 L'Italiana In Algeri ............................................ 182 L’Heure Espagnole And L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges ................................ 186 La Bohème ........................................................ 174 La Bohème .........................................................235 La Confidence Des Oiseaux ..............................132 La Fanciulla Del West .........................................82 La Scala – Concert Conducted By Robin Ticciati ...............................................262 La Sonnambula ................................................366 La Traviata ........................................................ 263 Lang Lang Live In Berlin Featuring Herbie Hancock ................................................. 95 Last Night Of The Proms, Part Two ................... 54 Le Comte Ory ....................................................114 Le Nozze Di Figaro .............................................76 Le Nozze Di Figaro ............................................183 Leeds International Piano Competition 2012 ...69 Leif Ove Andsnes – Beethoven Piano Concerto .............................. 223 Leo Fall – Forgotten Enfant Terrible Of Viennese Operetta ...................................... 236 Leonidas Kavakos – The Beethoven Violin Sonata Cycle ............................................. 83 Les Pêcheurs De Perles .................................... 184 Les Salons De Musique, Opus 6: Chilly Gonzales Invites Vincent Ségal To The Palais De Tokyo ...........................................39 Les Salons De Musiques, Season 1 ................. 303 Let's Dance ....................................................... 237 Lindsey Stirling – Hip Hop Violinist ...............246 London Symphony Orchestra.......................... 197f Lohengrin ..........................................................264 Lorin Maazel Meets Alice Sara Ott ...................317 Love, Hope And Destiny .................................. 323 Ludwig Van Beethoven – Fidelio .......................48 Lulu ......................................................................11 Macbeth ............................................................ 265 Made Of Brass, Iron And Steel ........................ 146 Maestro At The Opera, Episode One .................55 Maestro At The Opera, Episode Two ................. 56 Maestro At The Opera, Episode Three .............. 57 Maestro Or Mephisto – The Real Georg Solti .. 58 Maestro Rodziński ............................................ 348

Magnificat – If Today Was Tomorrow And Yesterday Was Today ................................. 77 Mahlermania – Nico And The Navigators (WT) ........................154 Marij Kogoj, Josip Vidmar – Black Masks, Opera .........................................284 Marija ................................................................ 147 Mariss Jansons Conducts Beethoven's Symphonies .................................. 115 Mariss Jansons Conducts Brahms' Symphony No. 2 .................................116 Mariss Jansons Conducts Janácek's Glagolitic Mass .................................117 Mariss Jansons Conducts Richard Strauss .......93 Matilde Di Shabran .......................................... 367 Maurizio Pollini – Master And Man (WT) ...... 189 Melody Gardot Plays Avo Session .....................98 Milow Plays Avo Session ................................. 102 Mission .............................................................190 Moby-Dick From San Francisco Opera ........... 341 Moment Of Fever ............................................. 285 Monteverdi – L'Orfeo, Opera ..........................286 Monteverdi – The Complete Madrigals, Book III ...................133 Monteverdi – The Complete Madrigals, Book IV .................. 134 Moving Into Summer Quarters – L'Orchestre Pau Pays De Béarn ........................175 Mozart! – A Theatre Concert ...........................224 Music In The Air ............................................... 238 Music Of Changes ............................................274 Nabucco ............................................................266 Never Stand Still: Dancing At Jacob's Pillow .. 342 New Year's Concert 2013 .................................267 Nico And The Navigators – Mahlermania (WT) (Documentary) .................. 155 Nikolaj Znaider – Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto .......................... 12 Nile Rodgers – The Hit Maker ...........................70 Nina Stemme, Mariss Jansons / Wiener Philharmoniker: Works By Strauss, Wagner & Brahms .............368 Nixon In China ................................................. 334 Nobuyuki Tsujii At White Nights ..................... 164 Norma ...............................................................244 Notes On Ice ...................................................... 21 Notre-Dame De Paris .......................................268 Notte Italiana ....................................................369 Number One! ...................................................401 O Zlozony / O Composite ................................230 Off The Record ................................................ 402 On The Paths Of The Beethoven String Quartets (WT) ....................................... 370 Opening Gala Stavanger Concert House ......... 225 Opera Stories ..................................................... 40 Operetta Gala From The Semperoper ............ 391 Otello .................................................................191 Otello Ossia Il Moro Di Venezia ......................118 Out Of Many, One – In The Spirit Of John Paul ................................247 Over My Dead Body ..........................................211 Overture 1912 – Deutsche Oper Berlin .............49 Patricia Kopatchinskaja – I Know You, I Have Heard You Playing ...........294 Paul McCartney's Live Kisses .......................... 343 Paul Taylor Dance Company in Paris ..............344 Pelléas et Mélisande ........................................ 192 Phaëton ..............................................................135 Philippe Jaroussky – The Voice From On High: A Portrait .......................................... 176

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Stephen Sondheim's Company – With The New York Philharmonic (WT) .........346 Strauss – Arabella ............................................199 Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn ............. 240 Summer Night's Gala ...................................... 241 Suresnes Cités Danse ...................................... 178 Sylvia By David Bintley ......................................215 Terezín Music – Lest We Forget .......................138 The 12 Cellists Of The Berliner Philharmoniker – Documentary .......................152 The 9th Grzegorz Fitelberg Competition For Conductors: Laureates' Concert ............... 350 The Bat .............................................................. 234 The Best Of Wacken Festival 2012, Vol. 1 & 2 ...................................106 The Big Battle ................................................... 179 The Cliburn: 50 Years Of Gold .........................248 The Cure At Hurricane Festival 2012 ............... 101 The Cure At Les Vieilles Charrues 2012 ........... 310 The Czech Philharmonic: An Orchestra Reborn ....................................... 195 The Devil's Horn ..............................................196 The Dukes Of September (WT) ....................... 347 The Enchanted Island ...................................... 120 The End Of The World Sushi Bar – Ismo Alanko And The FRSO ............................ 387 The Genius Of Bach ...........................................22 The Great Frederick Remix ................................318 The International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition 2012 ..................................226 The Italian Character – The Orchestra Dell'Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia .............................. 165 The Magic Flute – Die Zauberflöte...................364 The Musical And Culinary: Rossini And Pesaro ..........................................242 The Note ...........................................................166 The Nutcracker ................................................. 243 The Orchestre De Paris & Alexander Toradze Perform Shostakovich ....................... 201 The Orchestre De Paris & Andreas Haefliger Live .....................................202

The Orchestre De Paris & Andris Nelsons And Sergey Khachatryan Live ............203 The Orchestre De Paris & Lang Lang Live ...... 204 The Orchestre De Paris & Menahem Pressler Live ....................................205 The Orchestre De Paris & Riccardo Chailly And Maria João Pires Live ................... 206 The Orchestre De Paris & Rudolf Buchbinder Live ................................... 200 The Orchestre De Paris & The Labèque Sisters Live .................................207 The Orchestre De Paris & Tomáš Netopil And Anja Harteros Live ......................208 The Rites Of Spring 2013 ................................. 212 The Sea Battle Of Voices ..................................399 The Secret Of The Violins (WT) ......................... 32 The ServusTV Neujahrskonzert 2013 .............. 301 The Silk Road Ensemble With Yo-Yo Ma .......... 85 The Soldiers – Die Soldaten ............................. 363 The Solti Centenary Concert ..............................86 The Sun ............................................................. 218 The Third Helsinki International Maj Lind Piano Competition 2012 ................... 388 The Trojans ........................................................185 The Valkyrie – Die Walküre ..............................109 The Voice of Love: Hortus Musicus 40 ............ 151 Thielemann And Staatskapelle Dresden – Brahms No. 3 & No. 1 ...................................... 216 Ton Koopman & Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana ...................................... 275 Tony Pappano's Essential Tosca ....................... 59 Torchbearers: A Valley's Story ........................... 72 Trio Élégiaque ....................................................325 Tristan And Isolde ............................................389 Tugan Sokhiev Conducts Stravinsky .............. 197h Tugan Sokhiev Conducts The Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse – With Menahem Pressler .................................. 139 Turandot ........................................................... 180 Tutto Verdi – Introductions To The Operas .... 90 Tutto Verdi – The Complete Operas By Giuseppe Verdi ........88

Tutto Verdi – Verdi’s Backyard ..........................89 Twilight of the Gods (The Ring) – Götterdämmerung (Der Ring des Nibelungen)............................... 261 Twilight of the Gods – Götterdämmerung ....... 113 Twin Paradox ....................................................140 Un Jour Ou Deux .............................................. 232 Venus And Adonis By John Blow – Preceded By Ode To St. Cecilia ........................141 Verbier Festival 2012 ........................................ 193 Verdi Versus Wagner .......................................... 33 Verdi – The Voice Of The Chorus ....................276 Verdian Medley ................................................. 277 Vienna Boys' Choir, Franz WelserMöst And The Wiener Philharmoniker..............373 Violin On The Sand ...........................................181 Virtuos ............................................................... 227 Viva Verdi .......................................................... 295 Vivaldianno MMXII .......................................... 144 Volksoper Wien: The Merry Widow In Japan – Die Lustige Witwe In Japan .............................. 217 Wagner In Switzerland – A Concert With Soloists Of The Lucerne Festival Orchestra .............................................. 16 Wagner's Dream ...............................................121 Wah Wah Girls ................................................... 23 Wallace And Gromit At The Proms .................. 60 William Christie – Rediscovering The French Baroque ........................................ 260 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Don Giovanni ...50 Written On Skin .................................................. 43 XXVII Christmas Concert From Basilica San Francesco, Assisi ..............................................269 Yo Gee Ti ............................................................44 Yo-Yo Ma – The Goat Rodeo Sessions .............96 Young Musician Of The Year 2012 .................. 148 Young Musician Of The Year 2012 ...................351 Youssoupha ...................................................... 197i Zakir Hussain At The Fourvière...................... 197g ZDF@Bauhaus: Eagle-Eye Cherry ...................403 Zeltfestival: Medina .......................................... 404

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SALZBURG FESTIVAL 2013

The world’s most distinguished festival presents a series of classical music highlights, e.g. just to name two: DON CARLO by Giuseppe Verdi with Salminen/Kaufmann/Harteros/Hampson & Wiener Philharmoniker/Pappano, staged by Peter Stein DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG by Richard Wagner with Volle/Saccà/ Gabler/Zeppenfeld & Wiener Philharmoniker/Gatti, staged by Stefan Herheim

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Directors Adamopoulos, Leonid ...............................374, 375 Akerlund, Jonas ................................................ 343 Andreassen, John ............................................. 219 Argerich, Stéphanie .............................................35 Atteln, Günter .....................................................30 Aubé, Stéphan ...................................................317 Bardet, Pierre-Olivier ........................................ 187 Bärlocher, Roli ....................... 97, 98, 99, 100, 102, 103, 104, 105 Bataillon, Vincent ................................79, 231, 232 Batthyany, Béla ........................................ 292, 294 Bechloch, Anita .................................................401 Bellan-Huchery, Etienne ................................. 197g Berger, Christian ............................................... 372 Best, Dominic ............................................... 56, 59 Beyer, Michael ...............1, 2, 11, 116, 117, 153, 240, 243, 301, 361, 369 Béziat, Philippe ........................................... 34, 192 Bscher, Astrid ................................................... 405 Biggiero, Daniele ............................................. 360 Birraux, Jean-Marc .............................................137 Bisson, Roger ...................................................... 27 Böhm, Susanna ..........................................154, 155 Boote, Werner ................................................... 238 Bozzolini, Angelo ............................................. 165 Bræin, Hallvard ................................................ 218 Braekevelt, Ruben ............................................. 377 Breisach, Felix ............................................. 91, 364 Britten, Tony ......................................................251 Broughton, Simon .............................................. 52 Brülhart, Stephan ............................................. 295 Bull, Stein-Roger ............................................... 218 Caïozzi, Denis ................................................... 136 Cairns, John ........................................................ 17 Caldwell, Bridget ................................................. 54 Castanier, Fabrice ............................................ 197i Castiglione, Enrico ...................................244, 245 Chahin, Adeline ................................................ 303 Chataigner, Gaetan ............................................ 38 Chaudemanche, Franck ....................................138

Cloetens, Johan ................................................ 378 Coggins, Caswell ................................................ 23 Conders, Erik ............................................ 222, 225 Crapanne, Nicolas ............................................. 40 De Bruyn, Guido ............................................... 379 Delesques, Frédéric ...........................................357 Dolezal, Rudi ....................................................296 Dorman, Oleg ...................................................166 Dramlic, Svetlana ............................................. 285 Eaton, Ceska .......................................................22 Eisenschenk, Herbert .......................................394 Fenkart, Paul .......................................................84 Feudel, Ute ..........................................5, 6, 12, 359 Frick, Mathias ................................................... 395 Froemke, Susan .................................................121 Gable, Jim ......................................................... 345 Garus-Hockuba, Bozena .................................. 348 Gebauer, Florian ........................................233, 237 Gedeon, Erik ..................................................... 319 Genijn, Sandra ..................................................380 Glas, Sébastien ..................157, 158, 188, 198, 204, 206, 207, 258 Goetghebeur, François ..................230, 197a, 197c Goodman, Roger ..............................................247 Gordon, Richard .................................................96 Grace, Sam .............................................. 55, 56, 57 Grandits, Victor ..................................................94 Greenberg, Rodney ........................................... 358 Grguric, Sergej ....................................................89 Guntersdorfer, Alex ..........................................300 Gürtler, Helmut ................................................242 Haeusler, Sven ................................................ 402 Halvorson, Gary ............... 108, 109, 113, 119, 290 Haschek, Heidelinde ........................................ 241 Hasse, Laurent .................................................304 Haswell, Jonathan ............................53, 56, 57, 358 Havelka, Ondřej ................................................ 107 Heiskanen, Elina ....................................... 386, 388 Hellum, Thomas .............................................. 223 Henigin, Hanna ..................................................94 Honsa, Ron ....................................................... 342 Honselaar, Joost ..................................93, 252, 356 Horn, David ....................................... 337, 339, 347

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Horvath, Werner ............................................... 239 Hottenbacher, Friedemann ............................. 156 Hughes, R. Medwyn ........................................... 71 Huw, Rhodri .................................................63, 69 Ishida, Yoko ...................................................... 216 Jaantila, Anu ..............................................383, 388 Juban, Pierre-Martin ......................................... 193 Kamppila, Hannu ..................................... 388, 389 Kantor, Michael ................................................ 338 Kasten, Henning .........13, 3, 4, 9, 15, 162, 163, 371 Kent, Don ...............................................41, 75, 199 Kidel, Mark ..........................................................42 King-Dabbs, Andy ............................................... 58 Kobayashi, Goro ............................................... 214 Köberle, Korbinian ..............................................47 Koch, Karl ......................................................... 400 Kodad, Libor ..............................................145, 146 Kowalewski, Jozef ............................................. 350 Krause, Tilo ....................................................... 354 Lacy, Susan .......................................................340 Lamoureux, François ...................................... 197d Lamoureux, Pierre .......................................... 197d Large, Brian .................................. 80, 111, 235, 268 Lebard, Stéphane ...............................................132 Leconte, Corentin ........ 43, 123, 193, 201, 202, 205 Loisil, Jean-Pierre .................... 129, 139, 200, 197h Ludewig, Axel ...................................................... 25 Lundberg, Camilla .............................................321 Macfarlane, Oliver ....................................... 51, 358 MacGibbon, Ross ...............................................20 Macho, Thomas ............................................... 236 Madeja, Georg ..................................................242 Malzer, Elisabeth ........................................ 31, 390 Mancini, Tiziano ..........................88, 352, 366, 367 Maniura, Peter ....................................................86 Mansfield, Helen ............................................... 60 Martin, François-René ...............124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 131, 141 Massip, Vincent ................................................208 Meško, Primož .................................................. 283 Metge, Stéphane ................................................ 73 Méth, Agnes ..................................................... 362 Michaud, Eric .................................................. 197e

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CHRISTIAN THIELEMANN & STAATSKAPELLE DRESDEN It’s a special year for the Wagner “dream-team”: Thielemann and his Staatskapelle

PARSIFAL by Richard Wagner at the Salzburg Easter Festival with Botha/W.Koch/Borovinov/ Milling/Schuster, staged by Michael Schulz, set and costumes by Alexander Polzin WAGNER BIRTHDAY CONCERT from the Semperoper on May 21, on the eve of Wagner’s birthday, starring Jonas Kaufmann with the overtures and tenor arias of the great Wagner operas, which had their debut performances in Dresden.

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Miller, Allan ........................................................ 10 Minini, Roberto ................................................ 273 Mocik, Jean Claude ........................................... 370 Monsaingeon, Bruno ....................................... 189 Morell, Andreas ............ 92, 154, 161, 353, 393, 397 Moritz, Reiner E. ............................................... 256 Motyl, Tomasz ...........................................349, 351 Münchmeyer, Nele .............................................29 Murray, Mike ....................................................288 Murusalu, Ruti ................................................... 151 Neville, Morgan .................................................. 85 Offen, Sven ............................................... 101, 106 Ole, Hamre ....................................................... 221 Olip, Milena ...................................................... 278 Õun, Ülle ....................................................150, 151 Oyadomari, Yuko .............................................. 214 Pedrini, Roberta ....................... 270, 271, 272, 274, 275, 276, 277 Petit, Samuel ............................................303, 306 Pizzato, Priscilla .............................................. 260 Pleger, Ralf ................................................392, 399 Pollina, Christina .............................................. 293 Preusse, Holger .................................................312 Price, Lonny ......................................................346 Radulescu, Alexander ....................................... 164 Revold, Marius .........................................224, 226 Riolon, Luc ..........................................................44 Roos, Theo ........................................................396 Rosen, Peter ......................................246, 247, 248 Rossacher, Hannes .....................82, 234, 363, 391 Roussillon, François .................. 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 228, 229 Russell, James ....................................................66 Sánchez Lansch, Enrique ........................... 49, 152 Sasse, Elke ......................................................... 311 Scharnagl, Sabine ............................................... 83 Schlumbom, Friederike ..............................313, 318 Schönhofer, Peter ......................................... 8, 393 Schulz, Eric .......................................................299

Scillitani, Alessandro .........................................253 Sellner, Gustav Rudolf ...........................45, 46, 48 Shida, Yoshinori ................................................215 Simonnet, Olivier ................112, 114, 118, 130, 135, 190, 191, 197f Siniketo, Tiina ............................ 382, 384, 385, 387 Smaczny, Paul .......................................... 7, 10, 14 Soland, Adrien ................................................. 260 Soma, Kazuhiro ................................................ 217 Sommer, Andy ............................ 36, 74, 76, 77, 78 Soulard, Isabelle ............37, 133, 134, 159, 160, 193 Spiro, Anaïs ...................................................... 193 Stodulka, Petr ................................................... 148 Suligoj, Jaka ..............................................282, 286 Ticker, Matthew .................................................. 18 Tonooka, Hisao .................................................213 Vanduren, Willy .................................................381 Veber, Erle ................................................. 149, 150 Vechty, H.C. ...................................................... 101 Vegheim, Torstein ....................................220, 227 Vejslik, Petr ....................................................... 147 Vermeiren, Misjel ......................................254, 255 Vervoort, Etienne .............................................. 376 Vetchy, H.C. ......................................................106 Vialkowitsch, Niko ..............................................28 Van De Vijver, Aster ..........................................380 Villeneuve, Thierry ......................39, 302, 303, 305, 307, 309, 310 Waldman, Michael ............................................355 Weicker, Volker ........................................ 403, 404 Weinstein, Larry......................................... 194, 196 Weisz, Chris ..............................................297, 298 Wennehorst, Bengt ...........................................320 Willis Sweete, Barbara ....................... 110, 120, 195 Wischmann, Claus ........................................... 314 Wübbolt, Georg .................................................. 81 Zamacona, Frank ............................................. 341 Zeriahen, Karim ................................................140 Zupe, Igor ................................................ 280, 284

Choreographers Béjart, Maurice ................................................. 197 Brown, Trisha ...................................................230 Cunningham, Merce ........................................ 232 Gaardbo, Anja....................................................224 Gallotta, Jean-Claude .........................................137 Gaudin, Jean .....................................................228 Gillot, Marie-Agnès ...........................................231 Hansegård, Hallgrim .......................................222 Izzo, Daniel ....................................................... 328 Larbi Cherkaoui, Sidi .................................. 41, 261 Merzouki, Mourad .............................................44 Michl, Volker .....................................................264 Monnier, Mathilde ...........................................140 Nureyev, Rudolph .............................................229 Petit, Roland .....................................................268 Petton, Luc .........................................................132 Rhodes, Josh .....................................................346 Roman, Gil ...................................................... 197b Schläpfer, Martin ................................................ 27 Spoerli, Heinz ................................................... 362 Spuck, Christian .................................................28 Stickann, Keturah ............................................. 341 Stirling, Lindsey ................................................246 Taylor, Paul .......................................................344 Van Parys, Natalie ..............................................331 Wilson, Robert .................................................. 265 Zupančič, Petra ................................................. 285

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VERDI vs. WAGNER

A documentary series about the two composer geniuses – their similarities and their differences – who lived at the same time and tragically never met. 6x 25' and 1x 52' – available in April

THE WORLD OF THE RING

In his latest documentary “Wagner’s RING”, Eric Schulz explores and explains this iconic masterwork, that forever changed the perception of music. 4x 60' and 4x 90' and 1x 90' – available in April

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