Music, Film & Performing Arts Documentaries:

Concerto: A Beethoven Journey

Click to share your rating 1 rating (5.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!
General Audience

General Audience

Suitable for general audiences.

$35.00
Available from supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from a Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown.

Usually ships in 2-3 weeks
Free Delivery with Primate
Join Now

Free 14 day free trial, cancel anytime.

Buy Now, Pay Later with:

Afterpay is available on orders $100 to $2000 Learn more

6 weekly interest-free payments of $5.83 with Laybuy Learn more

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 25 Jun - 5 Jul using International Courier

Buy together

15% of people buy Concerto: A Beethoven Journey and In Search Of Beethoven ~ DVD.

Buy together: $88.63

Customer reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars Based on 1 Customer Ratings

5 star
(1)
4 star
(0)
3 star
(0)
2 star
(0)
1 star
(0)
Write a Review
"Excellent insight to what is required of a concert pianist"
5 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

I enjoyed watching this insight of the performer etc., It helped me to comprehend what is required in order to reach the high performance standard at an important performance. I spent many happy hours at performances at the Albert and Festival Halls in London (in my youth!).

Description

Concerto: A Beethoven Journey

Leif Ove Andsnes is undoubtedly one of the top pianists of our age. For four years he has been performing and recording the five Beethoven piano concertos, primarily with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra but also with the major conductors & orchestras worldwide – such as Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic. Award-winning filmmaker Phil Grabsky has been with him throughout.

The film is much more than a portrait of a great pianist on tour – it is an in depth exploration into the much misunderstood life of Ludwig van Beethoven, as revealed by these five masterworks. The relationship between Beethoven and his world is mirrored by the relationship between the pianist and orchestra in these concertos. Grabsky's acknow­ledged skill is biography and he believes that many people know too little about arguably the greatest composer of all time.

This is an exciting, beautifully cinematic film offering a fresh look at Beethoven through the widely acclaimed performances and articulate insight of the great Leif Ove Andsnes.

Concerto: A Beethoven Journey has had a successful independent cinema run throughout the country since March.

“For lovers of Beethoven’s music, admirers of Leif Ove Andsnes… or simply lovers of high-class music documentaries, ‘Concerto’ demands to be seen. It is a wonderfully uplifting and rewarding experience.” – Gramophone Magazine

Re-released on
September 9th, 2016
Movie Format
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Brand
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.78 : 1
Language
English
Number of Discs
1
Country of Production
  • United Kingdom
Genre
Box Dimensions (mm)
135x190x14
UPC
5060115340472
Product ID
25922146

Videos

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

Filed under...