Exhibition On Screen: Concerto A Beethoven Journey
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Filmed over the course of four years award winning director Phil Grabsky follows leading concert pianist Leif Ove Andsness attempt to understand and interpret one of the greatest sets of works for piano ever written: Beethovens five piano concertos. Considered one of the top pianists of the age, Leif Ove Andsnes offers rare insights into the mind of a world-class pianist and access to his personal and professional life. with world-acclaimed pianist Leif Ove Andsnes 2019 to 2020 line-up - 5 Films 5/5 Against the wonderful background of Leif Ove playing these 5 pieces, we also show how these works offer a new and fresh way of examining Beethovens life and work. Leif Ove Andsness own life as a top pianist is also revealed - and, despite knowing and performing all the great composers of history, he concludes after this major project with Beethovens piano concerti - and a world-wide sell-out tour - that the greatest composer in history is indeed Ludwig van Beethoven.
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