NEWS

Parry film repeated for his centenary

To mark the centenary of the death of Hubert Parry, The Prince and the Composer will be shown again on BBC Four on Sunday 18th November.  The Prince of Wales presents this remarkable portrait of the composer of 'Jerusalem', described by the Daily Telegraph as 'sublimely erudite'.

The photograph shows Prince Charles with the master of the choristers at Westminster Abbey, James O'Donnell.

Janet Baker film in production

The great British mezzo-soprano, Dame Janet Baker, is the subject of a new documentary profile by John Bridcut, currently in production for the BBC.  It is the first full-length film about the singer since her retirement from the operatic stage in 1982. 

Crux in new distribution arrangements

The Berlin-based distributor, EuroArts, has now teamed up with Crux to arrange worldwide distribution of many of John Bridcut's music films.  His recent portrait of Jonas Kaufmann, Tenor for the Ages is available in its original 90-minute format (or a 60-minute version).  Please contact EuroArts direct.

Queen's birthday film in German-language version

Elizabeth at 90 – A Family Tribute will soon be available in a German-language DVD.  In this film, members of the British royal family (including The Queen herself) watch some of her own home movies, and reflect on the private occasions captured on ciné film.  The DVDs should be available from 23rd March 2018.  They will also carry the English-language soundtrack.