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Mahler: Love, Sorrow and Transcendence
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directed by Habib Azar, 1979-; composed by Augusta Read Thomas, 1964- and Friedrich Rückert, 1788-1866; conducted by Gerard Schwarz; produced by John Forsen, 1958-; performed by Nancy Maultsby, All-Star Orchestra (New York, NY: All-Star Orchestra, 2013), 57 mins
Gustav Mahler's turbulent loves are expressed through his music. His settings of poems by Friedrich Rückert explore themes of love, nature, and otherworldliness. Mahler was haunted throughout his life by the premonition of his own death. The first movement of his 2nd Symphony draws stark contrasts between the com...
directed by Habib Azar, 1979-; composed by Augusta Read Thomas, 1964- and Friedrich Rückert, 1788-1866; conducted by Gerard Schwarz; produced by John Forsen, 1958-; performed by Nancy Maultsby, All-Star Orchestra (New York, NY: All-Star Orchestra, 2013), 57 mins
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Claude Debussy: La Mer
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directed by Peter Berggren, fl. 1996; composed by Claude Debussy, 1862-1918 (1905); conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, 1958-; produced by Colin Wilson, fl. 2002; performed by Ernest Fleischmann, 1924-2010 and John Santana, Los Angeles Philharmonic, in Esa-Pekka Salonen in Rehearsal: La Mer (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 55 mins
With a highly acclaimed performance of Mahler’s 3rd Symphony Finnish conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen acquired worldwide fame at the tender age of 25. Within the following years he not only became the musical head of several festivals, but also guest-conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra London and chief-conductor...
directed by Peter Berggren, fl. 1996; composed by Claude Debussy, 1862-1918 (1905); conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, 1958-; produced by Colin Wilson, fl. 2002; performed by Ernest Fleischmann, 1924-2010 and John Santana, Los Angeles Philharmonic, in Esa-Pekka Salonen in Rehearsal: La Mer (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 55 mins
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Till Eulenspiegel
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directed by Peter Berggren, fl. 1996; composed by Richard Strauss, 1864-1949 (1895); conducted by Zubin Mehta, 1936-; produced by Colin Wilson, fl. 2002; performed by Zeev Dorman, James Madison Cox, Yaakov Barnea and Menahem Breuer, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, in Zubin Mehta in Rehearsal: Till Eulenspiegel (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 55 mins
Richard Strauss’ orchestral works contain a wealth of autobiographical allusions. This is equally true of the whimsical tone-poem Till Eulenspiegel, opus 28, which was completed in 1895. Strauss felt badly treated by the public in his home town of Munich, because his neo-Wagnerian opera Guntram had closed after...
directed by Peter Berggren, fl. 1996; composed by Richard Strauss, 1864-1949 (1895); conducted by Zubin Mehta, 1936-; produced by Colin Wilson, fl. 2002; performed by Zeev Dorman, James Madison Cox, Yaakov Barnea and Menahem Breuer, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, in Zubin Mehta in Rehearsal: Till Eulenspiegel (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 2012), 55 mins
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Defiant Requiem
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directed by Doug Shultz, fl. 2000; produced by Peter Schnall, fl. 1980-2017 and Doug Shultz, fl. 2000, Milk and Honey Pictures and Partisan Pictures (United Kingdom: Content Media Corporation, 2012), 1 hour 26 mins

Defiant Requiem illuminates the extraordinary, untold story of the brave acts of resistance by the Jewish prisoners at Terezín during World War II.

It tells the remarkable story of Rafael Schächter, a brilliant young Czech opera-choral conductor who was arrested and sent to Terezín in 1941. His most extraordina...

directed by Doug Shultz, fl. 2000; produced by Peter Schnall, fl. 1980-2017 and Doug Shultz, fl. 2000, Milk and Honey Pictures and Partisan Pictures (United Kingdom: Content Media Corporation, 2012), 1 hour 26 mins
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The Art of Chopin: A Film by Gérard Caillat
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directed by Gérard Caillat; produced by Hélène Le Cœur; performed by Garrick Ohlsson, 1948-, Bella Davidovich, 1928-, Evgeny Kissin, 1971-, Piotr Anderszewski and Yuja Wang, 1987-, in The Art of Chopin (EuroArts, 2009), 53 mins
Garrick Ohlsson, the winner of the 1970 Chopin International Competition, joins Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic to play both of Chopin’s piano concertos. A magnificent pianist, Ohlsson is one of the most celebrated Chopin interpreters and his performances reveal the many facets of the composer’s genius....
directed by Gérard Caillat; produced by Hélène Le Cœur; performed by Garrick Ohlsson, 1948-, Bella Davidovich, 1928-, Evgeny Kissin, 1971-, Piotr Anderszewski and Yuja Wang, 1987-, in The Art of Chopin (EuroArts, 2009), 53 mins
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Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music: Brahms Violin Concerto (1878) Documentary
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directed by Angelika Stiehler; composed by Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897; conducted by Claudio Abbado, 1933-2014; produced by Günter Atteln, fl. 2004-2015 and Paul Smaczny, fl. 1995-2015; performed by Gil Shaham, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker), in Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music: Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto (EuroArts, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
This documentary features a performance of Brahms Violin Concerto, performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, and conducted by Claudio Abbado.
directed by Angelika Stiehler; composed by Johannes Brahms, 1833-1897; conducted by Claudio Abbado, 1933-2014; produced by Günter Atteln, fl. 2004-2015 and Paul Smaczny, fl. 1995-2015; performed by Gil Shaham, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker), in Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music: Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto (EuroArts, 2007), 1 hour 8 mins
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Documentary Introduction to Wagner's Ring: 'De Ring gesmeed'
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directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Richard Wagner, 1813-1883 (1854); conducted by Hartmut Haenchen, 1943-; designed by George Tsypin, Eiko Ishioka, 1938-2012, Wolfgang Göbbel; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Residentie Orchestra, The Hague; in Das Rheingold (Opus Arte, 2006), 50 mins
The fantastic stage direction by Pierre Audi succeeds in forging a profound unity combining the lyrical, mythical and philosophical qualities of Wagner's work.
directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Richard Wagner, 1813-1883 (1854); conducted by Hartmut Haenchen, 1943-; designed by George Tsypin, Eiko Ishioka, 1938-2012, Wolfgang Göbbel; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Residentie Orchestra, The Hague; in Das Rheingold (Opus Arte, 2006), 50 mins
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Conducting Mahler
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performed by Claudio Abbado, 1933-2014, Bernard Haitink, 1929-, Riccardo Muti, Riccardo Chailly, 1953- and Sir Simon Rattle, 1955-, in Juxtapositions: Conducting Mahler - I Have Lost Touch with the World (EuroArts, 2005), 1 hour 12 mins
This documentary features the works of Mahler.
performed by Claudio Abbado, 1933-2014, Bernard Haitink, 1929-, Riccardo Muti, Riccardo Chailly, 1953- and Sir Simon Rattle, 1955-, in Juxtapositions: Conducting Mahler - I Have Lost Touch with the World (EuroArts, 2005), 1 hour 12 mins
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I Have Lost Touch with the World
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directed by Frank Scheffer, 1956-; composed by Gustav Mahler, 1860-1911 (1908); conducted by Riccardo Chailly, 1953-; performed by Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, in Juxtapositions: Conducting Mahler - I Have Lost Touch with the World (EuroArts, 2005), 55 mins
This documentary features a performance of I Have Lost Touch with the World, performed by Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and conducted by Riccardo Chailly.
directed by Frank Scheffer, 1956-; composed by Gustav Mahler, 1860-1911 (1908); conducted by Riccardo Chailly, 1953-; performed by Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, in Juxtapositions: Conducting Mahler - I Have Lost Touch with the World (EuroArts, 2005), 55 mins
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Interviews with cast, Riccardo Chailly, and Willy Decker
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directed by Willy Decker, 1950-; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1867); conducted by Riccardo Chailly, 1953-; designed by Wolfgang Gussmann, Wolfgang Gussmann and Susana Mendoza, Hans Toelstede; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Riccardo Chailly, 1953- and Willy Decker, 1950-, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera); in Don Carlo (Opus Arte, 2005), 25 mins
In this majestic production of Verdi's Don Carlo, Riccardo Chailly's qualities as a Verdi conductor are brilliantly displayed in the dramatic precision and transparent instrumental detail he draws from both orchestra and cast.
directed by Willy Decker, 1950-; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1867); conducted by Riccardo Chailly, 1953-; designed by Wolfgang Gussmann, Wolfgang Gussmann and Susana Mendoza, Hans Toelstede; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Riccardo Chailly, 1953- and Willy Decker, 1950-, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera); in Don Carlo (Opus Arte, 2005), 25 mins
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