A portrait of Alfred Brendel's life and work as one of the greatest classical pianists. Also includes a discussion between Sir Simon Rattle and Alfred Brendel on Beethoven's Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3.
Description by Kultur Films:
Alfred Brendel, one of the leading musicians of our time, gives once-in-a-lifetime access into his private world. In an illuminating 70-minute documentary that chronicles his childhood and early influences, Alfred Brendel reveals his stature as a performer, displays his admiration for the work of other artists, and speaks about his views and ideas. In addition, there is a 30-minute conversation at the piano, in which Sir Simon Rattle and Alfred Brendel discuss Beethoven's Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3.