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RACHMANINOV TROIKA

RACHMANINOV TROIKA

‘People often say to me : to let go of that melancholy – at your age and with your talent it’s a shame ! But everyone forgets that in addition to (perhaps) being a talented musician I am also a man who expects the same things from life as everyone else.’ Rachmaninov represents the waning [...]

CHUNG, ARGERICH, ANGELICH

CHUNG, ARGERICH, ANGELICH

Martha Argerich and Nicholas Angelich alongside Myung-Whun Chung for a concert homage by the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France to its conductor in the magical setting of the Théâtre Antique in Orange. From Berlioz to Poulenc by way of Saint-Saëns The concert begins with Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture, composed in 1844 and ends with Saint-Saëns’s [...]

Pas de Dieux, Soir de Fête

Pas de Dieux, Soir de Fête

Two great, but rarely performed, ballets by the Ballet Nice Méditerranée: GENE KELLY – PAS DE DIEUX Pas de Dieux tells the story of Aphrodite and Eros, who descend to earth. On the beach where they have landed, the ardent goddess and mischievous god seduce respectively a lifeguard and his fiancée. These newly-formed couples bask [...]

HERCULES

HERCULES

First collaboration ever between conductor William Christie and director Luc Bondy with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato this production of “Hercules” has been a major event. First time relased in High-Definition. First release in High-Definition Hercules returns from the war with Iole, a princess he fell in love with. Mad with jealousy, Déjanire, his wife, ends up [...]

TANNHÄUSER – DANIEL BARENBOIM – SASHA WALTZ

TANNHÄUSER – DANIEL BARENBOIM – SASHA WALTZ

A brand new production of ‘’Tannhäuser’’ at the Staatsoper Berlin conducted by Daniel Barenboim, staged and choreographed by Sasha Waltz, who has already staged Purcell and Berlioz, Dusapin, Rihm and Hosokawa. Now Sasha Waltz brings to the stage a grand romantic Wagner’s opera with a star cast of some of today best Wagnerian singers: Peter [...]

Video release company specializing in classical music (Opera, ballet, concert and theatre play), Bel Air Classiques struggles to propose a very high levelled artistic material, in association with the greatest European Opera Houses as the Opera national de Paris, The Grand Theatre de Geneve, The Theatre des Champs Elysees, The Bolshoi Theatre, The Zurich Opera House, The Mariinsky Theatre or world reputed festivals like the Aix-en-Provence Festival.