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PIERRE BOULEZ: ECLAT | SUR INCISES Directed by Frank Scheffer and Andy Sommer Eclat is a real study of resonance written for fifteen instruments by Pierre Boulez. It is a kind of “concerto for conductor”, the conductor “composes” and controls the…
Total running time
142 mins
Commemorating the 155th anniversary of Robert Schumann’s death, this film, inspired by the book by Ernst Burger, reveals his human side through a chronicle of his life from 1828 to his death in 1856. While the music features prominently, Burger’s…
Total running time
110 mins
The most spectacular concert of African music ever staged, featuring nothing but Africa’s finest musicians performing before an audience of more than 50,000 at the recent AFRICA LIVE Roll Back Malaria Concert in Dakar, Senegal. Artists include…
Total running time
120 mins
“LEGATO – The World of the Piano” is a DVD series dedicated to presenting the most fascinating of today’s pianists - their development, their ideas and, of course, their music. Each DVD in this series presents an artist and explores an aspect of the…
Total running time
105 mins
Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra - Documentary "Knowledge Is The Beginning" & The legendary Ramallah Concert. Daniel Barenboim established the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra with the late Palestinian writer Edward Said in order to…
Total running time
226 mins
The outstanding tenors of the 78 era: comprising thirteen episodes, each with a biographical and a musical focus, this two-volume edition features bel canto singers captured on black and white sound film. Backed up with footage, much of which is…
Total running time
170 mins
Re-released in 2016 on the occasion of Yehudi Menuhin’s 100th birthday, this film is devoted to the artistic heritage of a personality who ranked among the most extraordinary musicians of his time, even as a child. Menuhin was not a mere musician: he…
Total running time
115 mins
“The Young Romantic,” a documentary portrait of Chinese pianist Yundi - formerly called Yundi Li - captures the poetic intensity of this young virtuoso as he works with the great Maestro Seiji Ozawa to prepare for his debut with the Berlin…
Total running time
132 mins
Rodolfo Mederos is a bandoneonist, a prolific composer, one of the authorities on the tango, and an inspiration to new generations of musicians. The artist thrives in his city of Buenos Aires; his playing captures the essence of a gigantic metropolis…
Total running time
113 mins
Film 1 : Tea recounts how chinese composer Tan Dun wrote the opera Tea, a tragig love story set against the background of the Japanese tea ceremony. He combines eastern and western composition techniques with musical ideas to create a unique sounding…
Total running time
176 mins