Classic Archive

Great performers of the past

Classic Archive

Featuring great performances from legendary artists of the golden age - Maria Callas, Glenn Gould, Yehudi Menuhin, Artur Rubinstein, Leopold Stokowski, Sviatoslav Richter, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, David Oistrakh, Herbert von Karajan, Mstislav Rostropovitch, Georges Cziffra, Régine Crespin, Carlo-Maria Giulini, Nathan Milstein, and others - classic archive offers a unique historical glimpse into our classical heritage.

Each episode (some in colour, some in glorious black and white) conjures up the feel of the period and the experience of hearing musical legends at the height of their powers. Lovingly restored, using the finest state-of-the-art technology, these generous, full-length programmes include complete musical performances and rare bonus footages.

Central picture : Alexis Weissenberg joue Petrouchka de Stravinsky