DVD + Blu-Ray:
Tero Saarinen Company

Author: Bel Air Media

A new release centered around choreographer Tero Saarinen, featuring a dance work (Third Practice) and a documentary (Rooted with Wings).

  • Icon_BelAir_TeroSaarinen | Copyright: © Bel Air Classiques

    Icon_BelAir_TeroSaarinen © Bel Air Classiques

  • BAC198 BAC498 TERO SAARINEN COMPANY (DVD & BLU-RAY) | Copyright: © Mikko Lampinen

    BAC198 BAC498 TERO SAARINEN COMPANY (DVD & BLU-RAY) © Mikko Lampinen

  • BAC198 BAC498 TERO SAARINEN COMPANY (DVD & BLU-RAY) | Copyright: © Still from the film

    BAC198 BAC498 TERO SAARINEN COMPANY (DVD & BLU-RAY) © Still from the film

Tero Saarinen’s "Third Practice" explores radical shifts in values and perspectives. Claudio Monteverdi’s revolutionary, breathtakingly beautiful madrigals are incarnated by twelve dancers and musicians. The Tero Saarinen Company and the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra join forces to create a gripping contemporary fusion of dance, live music, opera and design.

"Rooted with Wings" is a visual dance documentary that explores the work of internationally acclaimed choreographer and dancer Tero Saarinen, granting the viewer a unique impression of this extraordinary artist’s creative process.

Genre Contemporary dance
Recording location Third Practice: Finnish National Opera, Helsinki
Production year Third Practice: 2021
Production year Rooted with Wings: 2018
Production Company Third Practice: A Production of Tero Saarinen Company and Lumikinos Production Oy, in collaboration with Bel Air Media and in association with Mezzo
Production Company Rooted with Wings: A Production of Lumikinos Production Oy
Duration Third Practice: 67 mins
Duration Rooted with Wings: 52 mins
Video format NTSC, colour, 16/9 (DVD) | Full HD, colour, 16/9 (Blu-ray)
Audio format PCM 2.0
TV Director Thomas Freundlich
Choreography by Tero Saarinen
Composer Third Practice: Claudio Monteverdi
Conductor Third Practice: Aapo Häkkinen
Light Design Third Practice: Eero Auvinen (TTT-Theatre)
Costumes Third Practice: Erika Turunen
Dance Company Tero Saarinen Company
Orchestra / Band Third Practice: Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
Soloist Third Practice: Topi Lehtipuu
Soloist Third Practice: Núria Rial
Distribution DVD Bel Air Classiques / Naxos Distribution



Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays Olivier Messiaen

sounding images

In this production from Berlin's St. Canisius Church, Pierre-Laurent Aimard performs pieces from Messiaen's "Catalogue d'oiseaux".

MMM – Nigel Kennedy & The Four Seasons

sounding images

A new episode of „Magic Moments of Music“: In 1989, Nigel Kennedy’s recording of The Four Seasons causes a turmoil in the world of classical music.

Ofunam 2022: Poem by Neruda, Blas Galindo

Dirección General de TV UNAM

The 2022 Spring season for OFUNAM opens with a triplete performance of Galindo, Stravinski and Mozart.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Handel: Saul from Theater an der Wien

C Major Entertainment

2009, Claus Guth staged a highly impressive “Messiah” at the Theater an der Wien. With "Saul", he created again breathtaking musical theater at its finest.


Benefit from exclusive insights + opportunties with a thematic variety of IMZ Mailings to choose from.

By clicking "SUBSCRIBE" you consent that your data can be processed by the IMZ International Music + Media Centre for the purposes of processing your inquiry.