Anthony Dowell's legendary production of Swan Lake includes designs inspired by Imperial Russia of 1895, when the beloved ballet was first performed. Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov's choreography combines with Tchaikovsky's glorious music for an evening of inspiration and romance.
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La Paloma - The Melody of Longing
No other piece of music has ever been interpreted, arranged or released as often as “La Paloma”. From Richard Tauber to Pavarotti, from Elvis Presley to Dean...
Bach: A Passionate Life
The ubiquitous portrait of Bach shows a grumpy old codger in a wig and formal coat, yet his greatest works were composed in his late 30s and early 40s in an unrivalled blaze...
David Starkey's Music & Monarchy
In this four-part series, renowned historian David Starkey shows how the lives of Britain’s greatest composers and musicians are inextricably linked to the...
Oscar Peterson: Keeping the Groove Alive
Perfectionist, practical joker, and one of the all-time greatest exponents of jazz, Oscar Peterson is unlike any music legend that ever was or ever...
Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound
From her teenage performances in coffee houses to the 50-year career that followed, this intimate documentary chronicles the life of folk legend and human rights...
Gala from Berlin 2014
At age 90, charismatic pianist Manehem Pressler has his long-overdue debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker at their annual New Year's Eve gala concert. Pressler performs...
The Bolshoi: Dancing for Russia
What is it about the Bolshoi Ballet that makes it uniquely Russian? Former Royal Ballet dancer Deborah Bush enters the world of this famous ballet company to...
Art of Yodeling
Follows philosophy student and yodeler Polkabjørn and his musical companion Kleine Heine as they take their yodel act around the world, playing venues ranging from bars to stadiums