selection of concertrecordings of classical music and musicdocumentaries

November 2008 - June 2013
15 Productions commissioned by Tonhalle Düsseldorf
Video-Director of Live Concertrecordings and Visualisation at Tonhalle Düsseldorf with Düsseldorfer Symphoniker for the Concerts "3-2-1 Ignition ".
Accompaigning Visualisation and conception by Ellen Fellmann and moxienetwork
With different soloists and conductors
Michael Becker, moderation
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Robert Schumann - Manfred (2010)
Video Director of the dramaric poem Manfred, by Lord Byron
at Tonhalle Düsseldorf with Düsseldorfer Symphoniker.
comission and production by Monarda Arts in coproduction with ZDF Kultur
Visualisations by Johannes Deutsch,
Andrey Boreyko, Conductor; Johann von Bülow as Manfred
Release on DVD 2011
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Guiseppe Verdi - Falstaff (2010)
Video Director of the Opera Falstaff at Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern,
Bernd Weikl, Stage Director
Comissioned and produced by Arthaus Musik
Release on DVD 2011

Musik ohne Heimat - Die Deutsche Symphonie von Hanns Eisler (2010/2011)
Musicdocumentary 60 min,
Conception and Video-Director
comissioned by WDR (West-Deutscher Rundfunk), Redaktion Lother Mattner
With interviews of Prof. Friedrich Kittler, Gisela May, Dr. Albrecht Dümling ,a.o.
With the Orchestra of Musikhochschule Köln, Domkantorei Köln and Soloists
in the cadre of Triennale Köln 2010, conductor: Prof. Michael Luig
Broadcasted: 18.01.2011, 23:15
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Interview with Ellen Fellmann on this film in in EISLER Mitteilungen Nr. 51, 18. Jahrgang / April 2011, S.40-41

Digital Concert Hall with Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle (2008)
Mozart, g-moll Symphonie,
Video-Director of Mozart Symphonie g minor and Piano concerto Jeune homme with
at Berlin, Philharmonie, conductor Sir Simon Rattle
Maria Jos Perez, Piano
commissioned by Berlin Phil Media
Production of Digital Concert Hall Philharmonie
Available in the archives of Digital Concert Hall

Digital Concert Hall with Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle (2008)
Bruckner Symphonie Nr. 9
Video Director of Bruckners 9. Symphonie at Philharmonie Berlin,
with Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle 15.09.2008
commissioned by Berlin Phil Media
Production of Digital Concert Hall Philharmonie
Available in the archives of Digital Concert Hall
Watch Trailer here and get the complete concertrecording

Alice in Wonderland (2007)
Video Director of the Opera recording of „Alice in Wonderland“ composed by Unsuk Chin, worldpremière in Munich. Opener of Opernfestspiele at Staatsoper München, mise en scène by Achim Freyer, conducted by Kent Nagano.
Commissioned by Unitel Classics
Production: Unitel Classica, BFMI Salzburg
Release on DVD in 2008
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60 Years Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Video Director of the concert at Grosser Sendesaal Berlin at 07.09.2007., conducted by Ingo Metzmacher
Commissioned by rbb
Production: rbb
Broadcasted at 09.09.07

Musik rund um den Fussball (2006)
Video Director of a live-transmission of an open-air-concert with
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester and guests (Maxim Vengerov)
Conducted by Ingo Metzmacher at Brandenburger Tor Berlin while the soccer world cup 2006
Comissioned by Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, DSO Berlin
Production: DSO Berlin, rostrotmedien
Broadcasted at 09..07.2006, rbb Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg
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Kent Nagano conducts classical Masterpieces (2005 – 2006) A series of six Symphonies at Philharmonie Berlin
Visual conception and video director of a series of six concert films with six outstanding classical symphonies with Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin 2005/6, Philharmonie Berlin,
Commissioned by DWTV
Production: DWTV, Bernhard Fleischer Moving Images, Unitel Classica
(HD, 6 programs between 45 und 90 min),
Broadcasted in parts in the course of the accompanying documentary series
(documentaries directed by Oliver Becker) with the same title in 2007, Deutsche Welle TV
Release of concertrecordings in full length on DVD in October 2007 (Arthaus)
W.A. Mozart, Symphonie Nr.41 (Jupiter)
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L.v. Beethoven, Symphonie Nr.3 (Eroica)
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R. Schumann, Symphonie Nr.3 (Rheinische)
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J. Brahms, Symphonie Nr.4
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A. Bruckner, Symphonie Nr.8
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R. Strauss, eine Alpensinfonie
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New York Film Festivals 2006, Certificate of Excellence
Hot Bird Award Venice 2006, Jury Special Award 2006
International Filmfestival WorldFest Houston 2007, Platinum Remi Award
WorldMedia Festival Hamburg 2007, intermedia globe Silver
International Filmfestival Tenerife 2007, Teide Award
Nomination for Prix Rose d’Or Award for the concertrecording of „an Alpinesymphony“ 2007

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Haydn - String Quartets / The Lindsays (2004)
Video Director (together with Oliver Becker)
Recorded during Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival in Kuhmo/ Finland 2004,
Production: RM Creative, LGM, France 3
(HD, 7 programs à 30 min), Broadcasted first in 2004, Bayerischer Rundfunk
Release on DVD in 2005 (Opus Arte)
opus 20 no. 2
opus 33 no. 3
opus 54 no. 1 + 2
opus 42
opus 20 no. 5
opus 76 no. 5
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La Bocca, i piedi, il suono
Video Director (together with Oliver Becker)
Piece for 4 saxophone soloists and 150 saxophone players in movement by Salvatore Sciarrino.
A concertrecording in Musée d’Orsay Paris in the course of Festival d’Automne à Paris,
Production: LGM Paris, (DigiBeta, program 45 min),
Broadcasted first in 2004, France 3

Stringquartets No.1, 8, 15 by Dimitri Schostakowitsch (2002)
with the Borodin Quartett.
Visual Conception and Video director (together with Oliver Becker)
Recorded in Kuhmo/ Finland 2002,
Production: Bernhard Fleischer moving images, ZDF/ Arte, BR, France 3,
Broadcasted first in March 2004, Arte
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