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Virtuosity searches for the musical souls of the most gifted young pianists as they try to make a name for themselves at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competiton. The film focusses on this group of young musicians as they articulate their…
Total running time
90 mins
Spira Mirabilis is an extraordinary new project drawing together some of Europe’s finest youngplayers. It offers a radical new approach to classical music making. Mostly in their 20s and 30s, these young musicians created a dimension in which to…
Total running time
131 mins
Sviatoslav Richter (1915–1997), one of the greatest pianists of all time, breaks his lifelong silence and allows himself to be interviewed for this autobiographical fi lm. We see his life on an epic scale as he evokes his wild childhood, his…
Total running time
154 mins
New Year’s Eve Concert 2014 opens with Sir Simon Rattle conducting music by Rameau: a suite of instrumental pieces from the opéra-ballet Les Indes galantes show French Baroque music at its finest. For his appearance at this year’s New Year’s Eve…
Total running time
135 mins
Without a doubt the compositions of the uncrowned king of film music, Ennio Morricone, have left an indelible mark in the minds of moviegoers all over the world. This concert performance includes music, as emotionally thrilling as it is artistically…
Total running time
100 mins
Martha Argerich has long been hailed as one of the greatest and most uniquely imaginative pianists. She is most admired for the pure joy of her music-making and her individual approach to each work, each situation and each audience. A wild child and…
Total running time
101 mins
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the best orchestras in the world today, celebrates its 75th Anniversary with a concert conducted by Zubin Mehta. They are joined by the internationally-renowned soloists Julian Rachlin, Evgeny Kissin and…
Total running time
147 mins
Garrick Ohlsson, the winner of the 1970 Chopin International Competition, joins Antoni Wit and the Warsaw Philharmonic to play both of Chopin’s piano concertos. A magnificent pianist, Ohlsson is one of the most celebrated Chopin interpreters and his…
Total running time
150 mins
A film by Paul Smaczny and Maria Stodtmeier. Venezuela's unique system of music education takes children from violent slums and turns some of them into world-class musicians. "El Sistema" shows how Venezuelan visionary Jose Antonio Abreu has changed…
Total running time
109 mins
A film by Frank Scheffer and Günter Wallbrecht. In this colourful documentary, East meets West at the Morgenland Festival Osnabrück 2009. Musicians from the Middle East encounter the Western tradition of music and showcase their own beautiful musical…
Total running time
110 mins