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Cowan's Classics with Rob Cowan 7pm - 9pm
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Classical music on the big screen
Director Ken Russell is well-known for his biopics of classical musicians, including Elgar, Delius, Liszt and Tchaikovsky, but arguably it's his portrayal of Mahler that is most exciting. It features a series of surrealist flashbacks detailing Mahler's life, marriage, and conversion experience.