Film

In Search of Beethoven (2009, 139 min.)

In Search of Beethoven addresses the romantic myth that Beethoven was a heroic, tormented figure battling to overcome his tragic fate, struck down by deafness, who searched for his ‘immortal beloved’ but remained unmarried.  It delves beyond the image of the tortured, cantankerous, unhinged personality, to reveal someone quite different and far more interesting.  In Search of Beethoven has brought together the world’s leading performers and experts on Beethoven to reveal new insights into this legendary composer.   The

In Search of Mozart (2006, 128 min.)

Produced in association with the world’s leading orchestras and musicians, individual documentaries by acclaimed filmmaker Phil Grabsky provide immersive visual and audial experiences to celebrate the remarkable life stories and achievements of four of Europe’s greatest composers. World-class performances, as well as intimate interviews with experts, evoke each master’s unique place in history and the profound effect of their work in the hearts and minds of music lovers today.

The City as Music and The City as Theater (2010, 83 min.)

For centuries, Venice has fired the imaginations of painters, poets, composers—and millions of visitors. In this four-part film series, historian Peter Ackroyd leads viewers on an unforgettable journey through piazzas and canals painted by Canaletto and Guardi, as well as private palazzos, magnificent churches, and winding alleyways. Interviews with preservationists also draw attention to desperate efforts to save the city’s treasures from the ravages of time and the sea. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition Casanova: The Seduction of Europe.

The City as Music and The City as Theater (2010, 83 min.)

For centuries, Venice has fired the imaginations of painters, poets, composers—and millions of visitors. In this four-part film series, historian Peter Ackroyd leads viewers on an unforgettable journey through piazzas and canals painted by Canaletto and Guardi, as well as private palazzos, magnificent churches, and winding alleyways. Interviews with preservationists also draw attention to desperate efforts to save the city’s treasures from the ravages of time and the sea. Offered in conjunction with the special exhibition Casanova: The Seduction of Europe.

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