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Magic Moments of Music

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Netrebko, Villazón and Karajan: Two more episodes of the Magic Moments of Music series are successfully completed.

  • Traviata | Copyright: © Unitel

    Traviata © Unitel

This year, the series features two Salzburg specials: the stunning “La Traviata” with Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón from 2005 – and the first performance of “The Rosenkavalier” in the Great Festival Hall, conducted by Herbert von Karajan in 1960.

In interviews, Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazón, Thomas Hampson, Eleonore Büning, Willy Decker, Anna Prohaska, Franz Welser-Möst, Helga Rabl-Stadler and many more allow their emotions to run free and share personal memories.

Milestone events in music are those rare occasions when suddenly everything gels: great artistry, unique circumstances, and the magic that outlives the moment. This series is dedicated to stellar musical events that gripped the whole world and thanks to film and television have remained unforgettable until today.

All episodes distributed by C Major Entertainment:

Karajan’s Rosenkavalier 1960 in Salzburg
Anna Netrebko & Rolando Villazón sing La Traviata 2005
A Star is Born: Martha Argerich in Warsaw 1965
Montserrat Caballé sings Norma 1974
Berlin Wall Concert with Daniel Barenboim and the Berliner Philharmoniker
Vladimir Horowitz in Moscow
Anne-Sophie Mutter and Herbert von Karajan – The Beethoven Concert
Maria Callas & Tosca

More episodes coming soon.

Duration 52'
Production year 2020
Coproduction Company ZDF/ARTE
Coproducer Christopher Janssen
Director Anaïs Spiro, Eric Schulz
Producer Claus Wischmann
Distribution TV C Major Entertainment

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