Claudio Abbado: Hearing the Silence

Overview

Globally acclaimed German actor Bruno Ganz (Wings of Desire) hosts Hearing the Silence: Sketches for a Portrait, a documentary profile of the noted Italian conductor Claudio Abbado. Founder of the Orchestra della Scala and musical director of La Scala from 1968 through 1986, Abbado doubled as conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra during this period, and in 1989 became the primary conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. In Hearing the Silence, director Paul Smaczny explores Abbado's accomplishments ...
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Overview

Globally acclaimed German actor Bruno Ganz (Wings of Desire) hosts Hearing the Silence: Sketches for a Portrait, a documentary profile of the noted Italian conductor Claudio Abbado. Founder of the Orchestra della Scala and musical director of La Scala from 1968 through 1986, Abbado doubled as conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra during this period, and in 1989 became the primary conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. In Hearing the Silence, director Paul Smaczny explores Abbado's accomplishments and legacy, and includes interviews with Ganz, Daniel Harding, Albrecht Mayer, Wolfram Christ, and Kolja Blacher, as well as extensive footage of Abbado conducting.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/25/2011
  • UPC: 880242532794
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Source: Euroarts
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Time: 1:07:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 46,727

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bruno Ganz
Daniel Harding
Albrecht Mayer
Wolfram Christ
Kolja Blacher
Technical Credits
Paul Smaczny Director, Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Claudio Abbado: Hearing the Silence
1. Introduction [9:16]
2. Vienna [3:40]
3. The Shape of the Music [6:06]
4. Claudio [7:01]
5. Silence [9:41]
6. A Magical Place [3:44]
7. Berlin [7:20]
8. Lucerne [13:12]
9. Hölderlin [6:03]
10. Credits [:41]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Claudio Abbado: Hearing the Silence
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   Chapters
   Trailers
      Mahler: Symphony No. 1
      Introducing Mahler: Symphony No. 5
      Mahler: Symphony No. 3
      Mahler: Symphony No. 4
   Languages
      English
      Deutsch
      Français
      Español
      Italiano
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