The ALL ARTS broadcast channel and streaming app have plenty of arts-related shows and films to choose from — including original productions and archival content. Here’s a roundup of standout programs available to watch this week online, or on the ALL ARTS app on Roku and anywhere else you stream.
Yuja Wang at the Verbier Festival
Chinese superstar pianist Yuja Wang performs Brahms, Chopin and Stravinsky during the 2009 annual Verbier Festival in Switzerland. The repertoire consists of Johannes Brahms’s “Paganini Variations,” Op. 35; Frédéric Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 35; and Igor Stravinsky’s “Petrouchka.”
ALL ARTS Film Selects: “Glassland”
Set in Dublin, “Glassland” follows a young taxi driver who is at a loss with how to help his alcoholic mother. He’s hopeful after learning about an expensive facility, but must decide to what lengths he will go in order to make the money he needs for her care.
ALL ARTS Vault Selects: “Sissi, Forever My Love”
The romantic “Sissi” trilogy condensed into one film and dubbed into English for theatrical release by Paramount Pictures in 1962, with a new title song by Burt Bacharach. Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria falls in love with young princess Elisabeth — played by the iconic Romy Schneider in her breakout role.
“Borgen,” Episode 7
“Borgen” tells the story of key players in Danish parliament and explores the relationship between politics, business and the media. Protagonist Birgitte Nyborg wins a landslide victory for her moderate party, and must make the biggest decision of her career: how to wield newfound power within a sexist system while balancing her integrity and ambition. Episode 7 will be available for streaming on Wednesday, May 15.
Berlin Live: Stereophonics
Welsh rock band Stereophonics has released 10 albums since their formation in 1992, and six of those albums have made it to number one on the UK charts. The classic alternative rockers play an energetic set in Berlin.
Top Image: Yuja Wang performing at the Verbier Festival.