The Magic Flute
2:42:34

The Magic Flute

SBS July 21, 2012

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The Magic Flute is one of Mozart's most charming and engaging operas. Its fairy tale surface however, conceals a multi-layered plot, packed with allegories to fire up the ...

The Magic Flute is one of Mozart's most charming and engaging operas. Its fairy tale surface however, conceals a multi-layered plot, packed with allegories to fire up the imagination. This acclaimed production by artist William Kentridge bursts onto the stage of the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels.

The Magical Mystery Tour
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The Magical Mystery Tour

SBS October 20, 2012

Media arts

Music

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A vivid illustration of surreal British wit and imagination, the Beatles' iconic 1967 self-directed film, Magical Mystery Tour, has been painstakingly restored and re-mastered ...

A vivid illustration of surreal British wit and imagination, the Beatles' iconic 1967 self-directed film, Magical Mystery Tour, has been painstakingly restored and re-mastered for a new generation of television audiences to enjoy.

The Now Now
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The Now Now

ABC2 September 4, 2011

Music

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Looks at the Sydney improvised music scene and the origins of the Now Now festival of avant-garde, experimental music. Musicians Claire Cooper and Clayton Thomas talk about ...

Looks at the Sydney improvised music scene and the origins of the Now Now festival of avant-garde, experimental music. Musicians Claire Cooper and Clayton Thomas talk about their influences and music.

The Recording Studio
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The Recording Studio

ABC April 30, 2019

Music

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Guy Sebastian brings to life a song written by a mother's son that died before she could hear it. Drag queen Kristian Zorino performs a classic for his wedding day to his ...

Guy Sebastian brings to life a song written by a mother's son that died before she could hear it. Drag queen Kristian Zorino performs a classic for his wedding day to his boyfriend Russell.

The Road To Eurovision With Julia Zemiro
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The Road To Eurovision With Julia Zemiro

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS May 25, 2012

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In this new two-part documentary series, The Road To Eurovision with Julia Zemiro, Julia embarks on a road trip to the heart of Eurovision. Travelling across Europe in her ...

In this new two-part documentary series, The Road To Eurovision with Julia Zemiro, Julia embarks on a road trip to the heart of Eurovision. Travelling across Europe in her campervan, Julia takes a personal journey to discover exactly what makes a Eurovision star. Along the way, she meets some amazing characters and visits some earlier Eurovision locations. At the end of the road Julia introduces the host city for 2012, Baku.

The Road To Eurovision With Julia Zemiro
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The Road To Eurovision With Julia Zemiro

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS May 26, 2012

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The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest music party in the world. In this two-part series, Julia Zemiro embarks on a road trip to the heart of Eurovision. Travelling across ...

The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest music party in the world. In this two-part series, Julia Zemiro embarks on a road trip to the heart of Eurovision. Travelling across Europe in her campervan, Julia takes a personal journey to discover exactly what makes a Eurovision star. Along the way, she meets some amazing characters and visits some previous Eurovision locations, before finishing up in the host city for 2012, Baku, in Azerbaijan. (Commissioned by SBS) (Entertainment Series) (Part 2 of 2) PG CC

The Royal Ballet In Cuba
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The Royal Ballet In Cuba

SBS October 16, 2010

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Award-winning filmmakers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt - aka The Ballet Boyz - join The Royal Ballet as they embark on a historic tour to Cuba. It's the first time a major ...

Award-winning filmmakers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt - aka The Ballet Boyz - join The Royal Ballet as they embark on a historic tour to Cuba. It's the first time a major international ballet company has visited Cuba since the revolution and coincides with its 50th anniversary.

The Secret History Of Eurovision
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The Secret History Of Eurovision

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS May 6, 2011

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A decade after the end of the Second World War, the first Eurovision Song Contest took place in Lugano, Switzerland, on 24th May 1956. Just seven countries took part but it ...

A decade after the end of the Second World War, the first Eurovision Song Contest took place in Lugano, Switzerland, on 24th May 1956. Just seven countries took part but it was an instant hit and became an unbroken annual fixture. Today, the Eurovision Song Contest is one of the most-watched broadcast events in the world. This two-part documentary provides the inside story of a great European institution - packed with classic pop, backstage intrigues and some truly astonishing outfits. But more than that, it will peer beyond the glitz and sparkle to examine how Eurovision has tracked - and at times even influenced - the changing social and political life of Europe.

The Secret History Of Eurovision
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The Secret History Of Eurovision

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS May 13, 2011

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This final episode looks at Eurovision from the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 to the present day. In a few short years, Europe changed forever. New nations emerged ...

This final episode looks at Eurovision from the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 to the present day. In a few short years, Europe changed forever. New nations emerged clamouring to join the Eurovision Song Contest, desperate to establish their own national identity. Dramatic revolutions coincided and fed off what had become the biggest entertainment show on the planet.

The Shape Of Water
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The Shape Of Water

ABC2 August 8, 2010

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Featuring dancers from the Sydney Dance Company, this film is set inside a house rocking back and forth on a cliff above an endless ocean, where a woman dreams of imaginary ...

Featuring dancers from the Sydney Dance Company, this film is set inside a house rocking back and forth on a cliff above an endless ocean, where a woman dreams of imaginary beings who live on the rocks below.

The Ukes In America
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The Ukes In America

SBS February 22, 2016

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This intimate and humorous documentary follows the convention-busting Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain as they embark on their first major US tour, but what will Americans ...

This intimate and humorous documentary follows the convention-busting Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain as they embark on their first major US tour, but what will Americans make of their British humour and ukulele musicianship?

The Whirlwind Of Your Passion
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The Whirlwind Of Your Passion

SBS October 16, 2010

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Philanthropist James Fleck's own passion takes flight, with a little help from some of Canada's most prominent artists, including cellist Shauna Rolston, Shakespearean actor ...

Philanthropist James Fleck's own passion takes flight, with a little help from some of Canada's most prominent artists, including cellist Shauna Rolston, Shakespearean actor Albert Schultz, and prima ballerina Karen Kain. Under their expert guidance, Fleck gets to experience the tremendous sense of exultation that comes from playing Bach or mastering the waltz.

The World Of Matthew Bourne
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The World Of Matthew Bourne

ABC October 21, 2012

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Matthew Bourne has been setting theatres around the world alight with his adaptations of some of the world's best known and loved ballets and operas. This program highlights ...

Matthew Bourne has been setting theatres around the world alight with his adaptations of some of the world's best known and loved ballets and operas. This program highlights nine of Bourne's landmark productions.

They Came To Play
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They Came To Play

ABC2 March 21, 2010

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This award-winning, uplifting feature-length documentary chronicles the International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs, hosted by the Van Cliburn Foundation in Fort ...

This award-winning, uplifting feature-length documentary chronicles the International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs, hosted by the Van Cliburn Foundation in Fort Worth, Texas. The competition is held every four years and 75 contestants are selected to perform in three elimination rounds.

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek
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Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek

SBS October 5, 2015

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Features an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performance. Performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P Rose Hall, each song was handpicked ...

Features an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performance. Performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P Rose Hall, each song was handpicked by the artists, and features classic selections from the Great American Songbook.

Unapologetically Me
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Unapologetically Me

NITV March 11, 2020

Indigenous Australians

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Experience the raw power and emotion of Kirra Voller's music, as she joins with fellow musician Anders Pfeiffer, for an improvised afternoon of music in the streets of Mparntwe.

Experience the raw power and emotion of Kirra Voller's music, as she joins with fellow musician Anders Pfeiffer, for an improvised afternoon of music in the streets of Mparntwe.

Unity: The Latin Tribute To Michael Jackson
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Unity: The Latin Tribute To Michael Jackson

SBS June 22, 2015

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Fueled by his relentless commitment, quiet determination and passionate faith in the loving message behind much of Jackson's music, Succar has spent the last four years ...

Fueled by his relentless commitment, quiet determination and passionate faith in the loving message behind much of Jackson's music, Succar has spent the last four years carefully creating Unity: The Latin Tribute To Michael Jackson. He overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles, turning each roadblock into a stepping stone to take the project to new heights. The groundbreaking album embodies Jackson's spirit of harmony and bringing diverse cultures together through music.

Wagner And Me
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Wagner And Me

ABC November 6, 2011

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Actor and writer Stephen Fry explores his passion for the world's most controversial composer - Richard Wagner.

Actor and writer Stephen Fry explores his passion for the world's most controversial composer - Richard Wagner.