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Worldwide wine civilizations

A 20x26' documentary series. The fruit of a long history, of a natural environment and of the labors of those for whom it is a passion, each vineyard tells the tale of a unique civilization. Worldwide Wine Civilizations is an exceptional documentary series devoted to exploring winemaking regions around the globe. In addition to delving into a region’s wine production, each episode will also explore local history, its architecture, art, science, techniques, and a host of other subjects. Worldwide Wine Civilizations will feature breathtaking 4k aerial cinematography of the world’s most picturesque winemaking regions. With each episode the spectator...

Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Matthews, Gershwin and Shostakovich with Yuja Wang

Michael Tilson Thomas, principal guest conductor at the LSO, celebrates his 70th birthday with a British and Russian program, while retaining an accent of America, his native land. He is joined by the sensational young pianist, Yuja Wang, who performs Gershwin’s very popular concerto. And Michael Tilson Thomas will conduct the American première of Colin Matthews’ work, “Hidden Variables”, a commission from the LSO dating from the time Matthews was associate composer at the orchestra. Michael TILSON THOMAS / conductor Yuja WANG / piano COLIN MATTHEWS Hidden Variables GERSHWIN Concerto in F SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony N° 5

Kazuki Yamada conducts Escaich, Saint-Saëns and Ravel with Edgar Moreau (cello)

TOULOUSE NATIONAL CAPITOL ORCHESTRE Three composers present a history of French music, of its colors and its moods. From the renaissance of French music with Camille Saint-Saëns, via the masterpieces of Maurice Ravel to contemporaries such as Thierry Escaich, young French cellist, Edgar Moreau, laureate at the last Victoires de la Musique, and conductor Kazuki Yamada, admirer of this repertoire, invite us to discover some dazzling scores. Grand Prix winner of the 51st Besancon International Young Orchestral Conductors competition in 2009, Kazuki Yamada is now one of the most prominent conductors of his generation. For his fourth consecutive season guest...

Norma de Vincenzo Bellini - Gran teatre del Liceu

If we weep from emotion on hearing it, it’s nothing to be ashamed of. That is what Richard Wagner said about Vincenzo Bellini’s most famous opera, which he considered the most perfect example of a musical tragedy. And rightly so, because in Norma Italian Romanticism reached its pinnacle. This production, by up-and-coming American stage director Kevin Newbury, stresses the ritual aspects of the drama. In Roman-dominated Gaul, the high priestess Norma has broken her vow of chastity by entering a relationship with the Roman pro-consul Pollione and the birth of their two children has been kept secret. But when she discovers she has a rival, jealousy sets in....

Nemanja Radulovic and the Ensemble Double Sens at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH - Concerto for violin and strings in E major, BWV 1042 JOHANN CHRISTIAN BACH - Concerto for viola in C minor (Sedlar/Casadesus arrangement) JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH - Concerto for violin and strings in A minor, BWV 1041 JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH - Concerto for two violins and strings in D minor, BWV 1043 (with Tijana Milosevic) JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH - Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565 (Sedlar arrangement) The ebullient Franco-Serbian violinist and his Double Sens Ensemble celebrate Bach and his concertos in a Parisian temple of classical music. His long, dark-black hair, his tattoos and his “bohemian look” make him an atypical...