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Film following conductor Charles Hazlewood and director Mark Dornford-May of the Broomhill Opera as they seek to uncover operatic talent in South Africa's townships. The duo's quest takes them to a groundbreaking music festival in Stellenbosch, where gifted singers such as Luzuko Mahlaba and Pauline Malefane are given a chance to perform opera and musical theatre.

Contributors

Conductor:
Charles Hazlewood
Director:
Mark Dornford-May
Singer:
Luzuko Mahlaba
Singer:
Pauline Malefane

Joachim Herz's classic production for the Welsh National Opera of Puccini's emotive operatic work. Lieutenant Pinkerton is to wed the beautiful young Japanese girl Cio-Cio-San (Madam Butterfly). For him it's a temporary contract - he plans to marry a real wife on his return to America - whereas she is deeply in love. Recorded at the New Theatre in Cardiff last month. Conducted by Carlo Rizzi.

Contributors

Director:
Joachim Herz
Conducted By:
Carlo Rizzi

Carlos Saura's epic biography of Spanish artist Francisco de Goya. Exiled in France and nearing the end of his life, the artist reconstructs the major events of his life for his daughter, Rosario. Filmed by Vittorio Storaro, and starring Francisco Rabal as Goya. In Spanish with English subtitles.

Contributors

Director:
Carlos Saura
Cinematographer:
Vittorio Storaro
Francisco de Goya:
Francisco Rabal

The round-table arts discussion series. Regular critics include Tom Paulin, Germaine Greer, Allison Pearson, Bonnie Greer, Ian Hislop and Ekow Eshun.

Contributors

Critic:
Tom Paulin
Critic:
Allison Pearson
Critic:
Bonnie Greer
Critic:
Ian Hislop
Critic:
Germaine Greer
Critic:
Ekow Eshun

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