Music & Dance

New! Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation 98 min.

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the concert that became a touchstone for a generation. This film brings the concert to life through the voices of those who were present at what became the defining moment of the counterculture revolution.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

The Genius of Mozart 52 min.

In spite of Andrea’s love of Puccini, he still regards Mozart as the greatest opera composer who ever lived and episode seven is his collection of Mozart’s genius. Indeed Giacomo Puccini would have agreed with this point of view, travelling to Salzburg, as he did at the end of his life, to try and conclude his unfinished masterpiece, Turandot. This homage to Mozart includes the Overture from the M...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Great Italian Opera in Vienna 50 min.

Italian Opera from the Musikverein and this Hall boasts the perfect acoustic for opera performance. We’ll hear Verdi’s Overture from La Forza Del Destino and Di quelle Pira from Il Trovatore, followed by Libiamo from the ever popular, La Traviata. Contrasting the high operatic style of Verdi with the more popular melody of Puccini, three arias from Tosca are enchanting – Recondita Armonia, Te Deum...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Great Opera In Vienna 51 min.

Strauss’ Fledermaus Overture from the famous Golden Hall – the Musikverein in Vienna. Synonymous with that city, the popularity of Strauss is complemented by the genius of Mozart and our collection takes in an overture and the Queen of the Night Aria, Der Holle Rache. Whilst the famous Hall was being built, Bizet was shocking Parisian audiences with his outrageous Carmen and the Entr’Acte 1 is fol...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Great Opera In Vienna II 51 min.

Andrea’s Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra and Singers is the first ensemble to perform at the famous Golden Hall in Vienna, in front of arguably the most exacting classical music audience in the world. This collection features the great masters who were loved by the city in their lifetimes. From Mozart, Austria’s famous son to Verdi, universally acclaimed in Vienna for his rousing operas and the Frenc...

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Great Opera In Vienna III 51 min.

In his day, Giuseppe Verdi was acclaimed in Vienna for his grandiose operas and this Collection starts with a homage to his mastery – we’ll hear from Nabucco, Il Trovatore and La Traviata, before enjoying the famous Musetta’s Waltz from Puccini’s La Boheme with an ensemble of young, energetic singers and featuring Melissa Di Biasio. Before a rousing finale, as Lucca’s three tenors enchant with O S...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Music Novelties from Vienna 51 min.

A collection of ‘novelties’ from Vienna’s famous Golden Hall. Andrea’s talented singers and orchestra have broken new ground by bringing popular opera to this traditionally symphonic concert hall. From the poignant love story, La Boheme, we’ll experience Rudolpho’s romantic aria, Che Gelita Manina and his love’s response, Si Mi Chiamano Mimi. La Boheme is packed with beautiful melodies and Andrea’...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Opera - Classical Collections 650 min.

Italian conductor, Andrea Colombini, shares his favourite classical arias as he curates musical collections from the medieval Tuscan city of Lucca and the famous Golden Hall in Vienna. Interpreted by the accomplished Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra, this is a collection of musical treats as Andrea contextualises the genius of Mozart, the masters of Italian Opera, the popularity of Puccini and the gr...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Opera's Greatest Love Stories 51 min.

The power of music is the perfect way to interpret human emotion and opera composers rose to the challenge of interpreting love’s joy and pain. A good love story is at the heart of any great opera and this collection explores Puccini’s tragedies - Tosca and La Boheme and features the famous love song from Cavalleria Rusticana. The youthful tenor voice of Michael Alfonsi concludes this episode with...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Puccini - Italy's Maestro 102 min.

The art of Giacomo Puccini is universally popular and this collection features performances of his music from Vienna. As you’d expect from a Puccini collection, we’ll enjoy all the most famous tunes. The beauty of the Orchestra is matched by Andrea’s passionate conducting and we’ll hear from some of Italy’s finest singers as they perform the Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut, the heartbreaking Death o...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019