SBS's exclusive coverage will once again be in the capable hands of Eurovisionaries Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang, who will bring their witty banter to the commentary booth as they guide Australia through the glitz, glamour and madness of the Semi-Finals and spectacular Grand Final direct from Vienna, Austria.
This documentary follows Matthew Bourne as he attempts to re-interpret Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty from first workshops to final rehearsals with set and costumes.
This story of music, faith and heroism focuses on the Brunswick Salvation Army Band whose fate in World War II is one of the most tragic and little told episodes of Australia's wartime history.
An earnest young American woman, a louche English lord, and an innocent young chap join a house party of fin de siecle fools andgrotesques. Nearby a woman lives, cradling a long buried secret. Oscar Wilde's marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama create a vivid new theatrical voice.
ABBA In Concert was shot in 1979, mainly at London's Wembley Arena. The band play their biggest hits in front of a passionate crowd. Featured songs include: Waterloo, Take a Chance on Me, Voulez-Vous, Chiquitita, I Have a Dream, Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!, Knowing Me Knowing You, Summernight City, Dancing Queen, Does Your Mother Know, and Hole in Your Soul.
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.
Sydney Dance Company (SDC) presented the world premiere of Artistic Director Rafael Bonachela's 2 One Another at Sydney Theatre in March 2012 and now it comes to ABC2 LIVE for all to enjoy. 2 One Another explores and celebrates relationships, interactions and the beauty of the human form.
The French choir Accentus, conducted by choir founder Laurence Equilbey, performs orchestral works by Wagner, Mahler, Ravel, Schubert and Barber, transcribed for the choir by composers such as Gerard Pesson and Franck Krawczyk.
This is the personal story of achievement by the remarkable Adrian Anantawan, a brilliant young Canadian solo violinist, born without a right hand.
Child choristers have been singing at Salisbury for 900 years. This documentary follows the Cathedral's latest choristers over the course of one year.
Two young Aussie rookie producers attempt the seemingly impossible: to take an unknown musical straight to Broadway! Write a musical and get it on Broadway - maybe in your dreams. But for Marcus and Ken, unknown Aussie natives it's a whole new reality. Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.
Two young Aussie rookie producers attempt the seemingly impossible: to take an unknown musical straight to Broadway! Tonight, the team heads south in search of funds, and a theatre. Frank's connections in the South take them to Louisiana in search of Christian dollars to find new investors into the project. Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.
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.
The world awakes to the crash of the stock markets around the globe. Marcus receives a call plunging the production of "Angels the Musical" into turmoil. Will the show go on? Broadcast as part of SBS's Secrets And Lives series.
Anthems: Volume 1 showcases the talents of Christine Anu, Last Kinection, Shane Howard and Emma Donovan and gives insight into the messages behind their songs.
Our anthems showcase iconic songs for this lands First Peoples from some of our very best song men and women.
Anthems: Volume 2 showcase the talents of Dan Sultan, Bart Willoughby and Kev Carmody and giving insight into the messages behind their songs.
The journey from the mundane to the sublime is exquisitely captured in this intimate portrait of celebrated pianist Anton Kuerti.
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.