Slowly he went, as if the path were never-ending, there where he, Sergiu Celibidache, could demand anything and everything imaginable from his orchestra with the tiniest, almost imperceptible movement. Tchaikovsky's fifth in Munich under 'Celi': unforgettable.
Oskar Werner enters the stage. He hurries towards a table, sits down and reads, reads Goethe, 'The Little Rose on the Heath': 'Saw a boy...' A scene of violation. 'Little rose, little rose, little red rose ... '.
'Watch 'em and weep', the Guardian once commented on a guest appearance by Pina Bausch. And it is likely that anyone would make the same recommendation, even those who have only ever seen her ensemble once. I wrote a review of 'Full Moon', the last premiere of her lifetime.