In Search Of Beethoven

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In Search of Beethovenaddresses the romantic myth that Beethoven was a heroic, tormented figure battling to overcome his tragic fate of deafness and who searched for his immortal beloved but remained unmarried.Bringing together the worlds leading performers and experts to reveal new insights into this legendary composer, it delves beyond the image of the tortured, bad-tempered, unhinged personality, to uncover someone quite different and far more interesting.The line-up of performers and interviewees includes Gianandrea Noseda, Sir Roger Norrington, Riccardo Chailly, Claudio Abbado, Fabio Luisi, Frans Brggen, Ronald Brautigam, Hlne Grimaud, Vadim Repin, Janine Jansen, Paul Lewis, Lars Vogt, and Emanuel Ax among others.Described as the best film ever made on Beethoven, In Search of Beethoven is the Beethoven Hauss (Beethovens birthplace) go to film on Beethoven. It was so terrific, I wept - Mail on Sunday Superb - The Telegraph This film will make you rush to a concert hall or the nearest classical music store to savour Beethovens compositions - The TelegraphDirector: Phil GrabskyRun time: 138 mins

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