Watch as Karen and Andrew organise their wardrobe, mend clothes by sewing and knitting, venture through the wild and woolly forest, and play with an orange packing machine. Through the windows we take a look at go-karting.
Join Teo and Alex as they create a faces box game, make photo frames for pictures of some special faces for the Play School Portrait Gallery and look through the windows at a big sister with her baby brother.
Emma and Teo are joined by Gertrude the blue tongued lizard and Gordon the bearded dragon, dress up as jungle animals and play a hiding game with Little Ted, Meeka and Maurice. Through the Windows we meet some baby giraffes!
Architecture to the service of art. What goes into the creation of an opera house? Experience the passion and the drama in this one-hour documentary about the birth of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, set in the heart of downtown Toronto.
There are now only seven weeks left before opening night and none of the actors has been up in the flying rigs yet! Lyn cracks the whip and puts the leads through their paces, but again time is against them. Can Lyn have the cast ready for opening night? Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.
Part nine of Classical Destinations looks at the careers of Bach and Mendelssohn. In today's episode, Niki performs part of Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and we visit the Schott publishing house in the city of Mainz to learn the craft of music engraving and look at the original manuscript of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.
What lengths will people go to for their music? How do they discover the tools of self-expression and develop an individual voice? Where does the calling come from? Tackling these questions and more, Simon Barker - an Australian drummer acclaimed as one of the most persuasive and individual voices in drumming today - searches for enigmatic Korean shaman, Kim Seok-Chul; a man he believes to be one of the world's great improvisers.
To celebrate the centenary of Sergei Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, these are three works commissioned from choreographers Wayne McGregor (Dyad 1909), Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (Faun) and Russell Maliphant (Afterlight) which aim to reflect the revolutionary spirit of the original performances by Nijinsky and the Russian troupe. Before each performance, short inserts provide some background information while the choreographers discuss the sources of inspiration for each piece.
An account of director Stanley Donen's long life and career as a major figure in the golden age of Hollywood musicals, where he directed and often starred in a host of classic films from 'Singing in the Rain', 'Funny Face' and 'Pyjama game' to 'On the Town'. Donen reminisces on his own involvement in the studio system and his collaborations with Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland and many others.
Until now, Michael Nyman's fine reputation has rested on music. Composing with innovative minimalism for films as memorable as The Draughtsman's Contract, The Ogre, Man on Wire, and most famously for Jane Campion's The Piano, he has reached an international audience. But now, Michael Nyman is about to become a filmmaker himself - with an increasing passion for filming, editing and photography.
The world's biggest youth variety extravaganza, the Schools Spectacular, is celebrating its 27th year. ABC3's Kayne and Amberley join forces with John Foreman to bring you all the colour and excitement.
One of the world's most talented counter-tenors, Philippe Jaroussky, at 35 years of age, is at the peak of his powers and in massive demand internationally for both concert performances and baroque opera.
Some of the greatest contemporary stars of the opera world: Renee Fleming, Elina Garanca, Roberta Alagna and Beatrice Uria-Monzon are our guides as they explore four major operas in which they are singing major roles.
Four internationally-renowned artists each present an operatic work, from Puccini and Strauss to Mozart and Bizet and recount their personal interpretation of the score. Each presenter shares a rare backstage pass into how an opera is produced.
Piotr Anderszewski is one of the world's leading pianists. This program follows him on a European tour, during which he travels in a private train with his grand piano, and gives us some biographical elements of his life.
Peter Sculthorpe is one of the world's greatest living composers. On the occasion of his 83rd birthday, the internationally acclaimed Goldner Quartet presented a concert that charted his extraordinary life.
An entertaining guide to the various sections of the SBS Radio and Television Youth Orchestra. The program provides an insight into the function and range of all the instruments, which make up the orchestra.
We explore the science of sound, music & musical instruments in this series of short films. Drawing inspiration from Beethoven's Fifth Symphony & others, we discover that vibration is responsible for everything we hear.
Daniel Barenboim is a political and pop culture icon who conducts some of the world's most famous orchestras. This special follows his concert series, Beethoven For All, where he travels the world bringing Beethoven's music to the masses.
2010 marked the 200th anniversary the bicentenary of the great composer Chopin's birth and in a fitting celebration the SBS Youth Orchestra presents a very special tribute to both Chopin's work and his far-reaching influence on music and musicians.
The Chinese pianist Lang Lang is considered the world's No.1 classical music star. This program links him and his piano hero, Frank Liszt. Both men made their childhood dreams come true and became the greatest musicians of their time.
Pianist Lang Lang takes us on a journey through his homeland, playing both the traditional and contemporary music of China. This special discovers the unexplored richness of Chinese music, and how Lang Lang incorporates it into his own cosmopolitan view of music.
In a thrilling new production from Sydney Harbour, Carmen tells the story of the naive soldier Don Jose who abandons his childhood sweetheart and deserts the army when he falls under the alluring gypsy's spell.
Recorded in London, this concert captures all the magic of the group's amazing live show - the emotion, the humour and the wonder of these three incredible voices. Featuring covers of opera, musical and popular classics, including two Christmas songs.
We explore the science of sound, music and musical instruments in this series of short films. Drawing inspiration from Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and others, we discover that vibration is responsible for everything we hear.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
Encourage your students to develop their musical skills by exploring, imitating and recognising elements of music, including dynamic, pitch and rhythm with this collection. (ACAMUM080, ACAMUM084, ACAMUM088, VCAMUR020, VCAMUR024, VCAMUR028, VCAMUR032)