A biopic about Austrian composer Johann Strauss.
Music & Musicals, Classical Music, Opera & Operetta - Christian Rovny, Jolantha Seyfried, Christian Tichy, Simona Noja, Gregor Hatala and the Corps de ballet of the Wiener Staatsoper dance this magical version of the classic Cinderella story set to the music of Vienna composer Johann Strauss II. After transforming herself from a cinder-smudged house servant to a breathtakingly beautiful princess, Aschenbrödel meets the man of her dreams. But is she meant to have him for the rest of her life?
This entertaining video comprises the enjoyable dance performance A Night in Vienna, a one-hour celebration of the music of the Johann Strausses - father and son. This recording recreates the beauty and atmosphere of the ballroom performances of 19th-century Vienna, charting the rise of the waltz craze. In the wonderful setting of the Hofburg in Vienna, the former residence of the Habsburg rulers, the period instrument orchestra Wiener Akademie plays favourites by the Strauss family and Joseph Lanner, and dance performances in historical costumes recreate the atmosphere of the first half of the 19th century.
Sisters is an Emmy Award-winning television drama which aired on NBC for six seasons, from 1991 to 1996. The series was created by Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman, who also created the Showtime series Queer as Folk and wrote the acclaimed Emmy and Peabody Award winning drama An Early Frost, also for NBC. The show debuted on May 11, 1991 for a seven-episode test run and was subsequently renewed for the 1991 fall schedule. Sisters was the first primetime network television series to focus specifically on the lives of women, and the issues relating to them. It was also one of the first 'demographic' hits because of its strong female viewership. Other series about women would eventually follow, but at the time it was regarded as being groundbreaking.
The Strauss Family is a 1972 English Associated Television series of eight episodes, about the family of composers of that name, including Johann Strauss I and his sons Johann Strauss II, Eduard Strauss and Josef Strauss. The series was written by Anthony Skene, David Reid and David Butler, and directed by David Giles, David Reid and Peter Potter Anne Stallybrass was nominated for the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Anna Strauss. ABC broadcast The Strauss Family in the United States from May 5 to June 16, 1973.