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.

Opera Australia: Lakme
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Opera Australia: Lakme

ABC July 22, 2012

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This Opera Australia (OA) co-production with Opera de Montreal sees two of its most distinctive voices performing the famous duet. Emma Matthews brings her crystalline ...

This Opera Australia (OA) co-production with Opera de Montreal sees two of its most distinctive voices performing the famous duet. Emma Matthews brings her crystalline coloratura to the role of Lakme, while Dominica Matthews is the darker-voiced Mallika.

Beethoven For All
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Beethoven For All

SBS July 29, 2012

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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 ...

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.

Opera Australia
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Opera Australia

ABC July 29, 2012

Music

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If ever there was a love story to break your heart, Puccini's opera La boheme is it. La boheme ranks with Madama Butterfly as the most frequently performed opera today. In ...

If ever there was a love story to break your heart, Puccini's opera La boheme is it. La boheme ranks with Madama Butterfly as the most frequently performed opera today. In spite of its popularity it is, in its own way, revolutionary, taking the spotlight off the kings, queens, warriors and heroes of 19th century opera to focus on more realistic subjects.

The Gustav Mahler Celebration
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The Gustav Mahler Celebration

SBS August 18, 2012

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From Kaliste in the Czech Republic, the music world celebrates one of the greatest composers ever, Gustav Mahler. On the occasion of his 150th birthday, the renowned Mahler ...

From Kaliste in the Czech Republic, the music world celebrates one of the greatest composers ever, Gustav Mahler. On the occasion of his 150th birthday, the renowned Mahler Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Austrian maestro Manfred Honeck, commemorates the composer with an outdoor concert.

Milos
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Milos

SBS September 2, 2012

Music

Personal and social capability

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Milos Karadaglic is a classical guitarist who has established himself as one of today's most gifted young guitar virtuosos. This film follows Milos around Montenegro where he ...

Milos Karadaglic is a classical guitarist who has established himself as one of today's most gifted young guitar virtuosos. This film follows Milos around Montenegro where he was born and grew up, and in London where he now lives. It is a portrait of the young musician and his journey, exploring his life and memories, along with his exquisite performances.

Puccini
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Puccini

SBS September 2, 2012

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Only 17 years old, and much under the influence of Richard Wagner, Giacomo Puccini wrote his first and only purely symphonic work.

Only 17 years old, and much under the influence of Richard Wagner, Giacomo Puccini wrote his first and only purely symphonic work.

Clarinet.Ballistix
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Clarinet.Ballistix: Nikola Resanovic - Alt.music.ballistix

ABC September 9, 2012

Music

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Six works written expressly for the clarinet are performed by Alan Vivian (clarinet), David Pereira (cello), Alan Hicks and Katherine Day (piano).

Six works written expressly for the clarinet are performed by Alan Vivian (clarinet), David Pereira (cello), Alan Hicks and Katherine Day (piano).

Clarinet.Ballistix
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Clarinet.Ballistix: Kats Chernin - Without Words

ABC September 23, 2012

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Six works written expressly for the clarinet are performed by Alan Vivian (clarinet), David Pereira (cello), Alan Hicks and Katherine Day (piano).

Six works written expressly for the clarinet are performed by Alan Vivian (clarinet), David Pereira (cello), Alan Hicks and Katherine Day (piano).

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 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.

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake

ABC October 28, 2012

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First staged at Sadler's Wells in London in 1995, Bourne's acclaimed version of Swan Lake is famous for having the swans danced by men rather than women. The ballet has been ...

First staged at Sadler's Wells in London in 1995, Bourne's acclaimed version of Swan Lake is famous for having the swans danced by men rather than women. The ballet has been hugely successful and won many prestigious awards.

ABC2 Live
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ABC2 Live

ABC2 November 18, 2012

Music

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The Reef is a fusion of powerful live music featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) artistic director and lead violinist Richard Tognetti with members of the ACO and ...

The Reef is a fusion of powerful live music featuring Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) artistic director and lead violinist Richard Tognetti with members of the ACO and ACO2, Mark Atkins (didgeridoo) and Steve Pigram. The musical performance is accompanied by breathtaking ocean footage projected onto the big screen created by renowned surf cinematographer Jon Frank and film director Mick Sowry, and features the skills of Australian professional finless surfer Derek Hynd. Delving into the links between surfing, the ocean, landscape, community and music, The Reef was created during an artist residency at Gnaraloo - the beginning of the Ningaloo Reef - in northern Western Australia during May 2012.

Creative Generation
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Creative Generation

Ten December 8, 2012

Drama

Music

Dance

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A time capsule of memories and wow moments are created in the 2012 Creative Generation Schools Spectacular - an entertaining 90 minutes of song, dance, drama, music and production.

A time capsule of memories and wow moments are created in the 2012 Creative Generation Schools Spectacular - an entertaining 90 minutes of song, dance, drama, music and production.

Schools Spectacular 2012
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Schools Spectacular 2012

ABC December 16, 2012

Music

Dance

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Join 3600 talented singers and dancers, and musicians aged 5 to 18, from NSW public schools, as they take over Sydney's Entertainment Centre to present a school musical ...

Join 3600 talented singers and dancers, and musicians aged 5 to 18, from NSW public schools, as they take over Sydney's Entertainment Centre to present a school musical extravaganza of epic proportions.

Piano Notes
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Piano Notes: Johann Sebastian Bach

SBS December 22, 2012

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Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam selects key pieces from the repertoire of piano music over the last five hundred years. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier is a celebration of equal ...

Dutch pianist Ronald Brautigam selects key pieces from the repertoire of piano music over the last five hundred years. Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier is a celebration of equal temperature, the tuning wherein each of the major and minor keys can be played without too many 'out-of-tune' chords.

Romance
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Romance

SBS December 22, 2012

Media arts

Visual arts

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In this animated film, director Georges Schwizgebel masterfully sweeps us into another world through music and movement, breaking down the boundaries between desire and reality.

In this animated film, director Georges Schwizgebel masterfully sweeps us into another world through music and movement, breaking down the boundaries between desire and reality.

Scrapheap Orchestra
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Scrapheap Orchestra

SBS January 1, 2013

Music

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Is it possible for professional musicians to make beautiful sounds out of garbage? This program aims to find out. For the first time ever, an entire orchestra of 44 ...

Is it possible for professional musicians to make beautiful sounds out of garbage? This program aims to find out. For the first time ever, an entire orchestra of 44 instruments will be built from just scrap.