BRIAN BROWN TRIO LIVE AT THE UPSTAIRS

A piano jazz legend

62 mn
Brian Brown is a living legend of canadian jazz. He reached international recognition in the early 60’s alongside Errol Garner, Bill Evans and Marian McPartland. A disciple of Oscar Peterson, he was also influenced by Bill Evans, Art Tatum and Ray Charles. He created his own style...
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CAROLYN CARLSON, CHOREOGRAPHER

A passion for dance

52 mnHD
After Helsinki and Stockholm the great American choreographer Carolyn Carlson chose to live and work in Northern France. There she manages the National Dance Studio of Roubaix while pursuing her creative body of work celebrated all over the world. This movie is a very personal and...
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CHHAU NACH, ON THE ROAD TO JHARKHAND

The modernizing of a tradition art

52 mnHD
An Italian choregraph travels to the Indian tribal areas of West Bengal and Jharkhand, home of an exhausting tribal male dance using enormous masks. Like India, this spectacular art form is in mutation, opening to foreigners and female performers. CHHAU NACH is a colorful journey and a...
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DISHEARTENED HEROES

The music of frustration

84 mnHD
The Prague Philharmonia bring us an extremely original concert. By their juxtaposition alone, the works by Malher, Martinů and Wranitzky weave a tale of regret. Every listener can identify with the frustration of its protagonists. The Mahler lieder portrays a disillusioned German romantic...
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ELEGIES, HEARTBREAKS AND THE NIGHT OF THE SOUL

The viola maestro

48 mnHD
Winner of the Avery-Fischer Prize, twice nominated at the Grammy Awards in the “Best Performance with Orchestra” category and already a faculty member at UCLA, Richard O’Neill remains the one and only viola player to have received an Artist Diploma from the Juilliard...
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KIT ARMSTRONG: COMPOSERS OF THE GREAT WAR

A concert to commemorate 1914-1918

60 mnHD
Surrounded by poppies in memory of the soldiers who fell in battle, Kit Armstrong and Ukrainian violinist Andrej Bielow revive the work of Great War composers. The programme consists of pieces produced between 1914 and 1918: Claude Debussy’s last sonata written on his deathbed;...
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RUSHING DREAMS

A child prodigy

58 mnHD
In 2012, thirteen-year-old Kerson Leong stunned the jury of the Yehudi Menuhin competition in Oslo to the point where they wondered if he should have even been competing in the under-sixteen category! Since then, the rising young canadian star has performed all over the world. The pianist...
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SONG OF THE UNTOUCHABLE: A VIOLINIST IN INDIA

A musical journey

52 mnHD
Gregory Walker is a concert violinist who feels trapped in the classical music culture and being forced to perform the big hits of classical music season after season. He sets out on a personal journey, in search of renewed inspiration. He’ll find it Kerala, the picturesque state of...
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THE EIGHT SEASONS

A dialogue between two masterpieces

73 mnHD
Eight seasons: four from Vivaldi and four from Piazzolla. This concert takes us on a voyage spanning two centuries and two hemispheres. One of the best-loved works in the classical repertoire, Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons stands in sharp contrast to the urban, stilted atmosphere of...
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