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Humphrey Burton

Author, broadcaster, director and producer. First Head of Music and Arts for BBC Television 1965-1967. Resumed the position again from 1975-1981 after an eight year absence in commercial television as a founder-member of London Weekend Television. For his work as a director, he has won four Emmy Awards, two British Academy Awards and as a ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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 2003 Vincent in Brixton (TV Movie)
 2002/I Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (TV Movie)
 1999 Falstaff (TV Movie)
 1999 Flight (TV Movie)
 1999/I Pelléas et Mélisande (TV Movie)
 1998 Hansel and Gretel (TV Movie)
 1998 Rodelinda (TV Movie)
 1996-1997 Christmas in Vienna (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1997 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie)
 1996 Lulu (TV Movie)
 1987-1996 Neujahrskonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- 1996 (1996)
- 1987 (1987)
 1995 Ermione (TV Movie)
 1994 La traviata (TV Movie)
 1994 Yevgeny Onyegin (TV Movie)
 1993 The Love of Three Orchestras (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Requiem Mass (TV Special documentary)
 1991 War and Peace (TV Movie)
 1991 Candide (TV Movie)
 1990 Boris Godunov (TV Movie)
 1990 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie)
 1990 Prince Igor (TV Movie)
 1990 Solti's Bartók in Budapest (TV Movie documentary)
 1990 The Maestro and the Diva (TV Movie documentary)
 1989 The Berlin Celebration Concert (TV Special documentary)
 1988 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem (TV Special)
 1988 Die Entführung aus dem Serail (TV Movie) (television)
 1988 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1986 Haydn: Die Schöpfung (TV Special)
 1986 Gala of Stars 1986 (TV Special documentary)
 1985/I Andrea Chénier (TV Movie)
 1985 Bernstein on Mahler (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 Requiem Mass (TV Movie documentary)
 1985 Hommage à Rossini (TV Special)
 1984 Schumann: The Symphonies (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1984 United Nations Day Concert (TV Special)
 1984 Die Fledermaus (TV Movie)
 1982 Bernstein/Beethoven (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1978 Cosi fan tutte (TV Movie)
 1977 The Lively Arts (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1976 Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto (TV Special)
 1975 Gustav Mahler: Symphonie Nr. 8 (TV Special)
 1975 Leonard Bernstein Rehearses Mahler (TV Movie documentary)
 1975 Aquarius (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
 1972 Das Lied von der Erde: A Personal Introduction (TV Movie documentary)
 1972 Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 9 (TV Movie)
 1971 Four Ways to Say Farewell (TV Movie)
 1970 Bernstein on Beethoven: A Celebration in Vienna (TV Movie documentary)
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Author of the definitive richly detailed and in-depth biography "Leonard Bernstein" published by Doubleday in 1994. See more »

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