You Cannot Start Without Me: Valery Gergiev - Maestro

Overview

As artistic director of St. Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre, principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, and guest conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, Valery Gergiev is one of the world's best -- and busiest -- conductors. This documentary from filmmaker Allan Miller follows a year in the life of the Russian conductor as he juggles his demanding schedule and shares insight into the art of conducting. ~ Sandra Bencic
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Overview

As artistic director of St. Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre, principal conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, and guest conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, Valery Gergiev is one of the world's best -- and busiest -- conductors. This documentary from filmmaker Allan Miller follows a year in the life of the Russian conductor as he juggles his demanding schedule and shares insight into the art of conducting. ~ Sandra Bencic
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/26/2010
  • EAN: 3760115300538
  • Original Release: 2009
  • Rating:

  • Source: Bel Air Classiques
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Time: 1:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 97,143

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Valery Gergiev Participant
Ulyana Lopatkina Participant
Yefim Bronfman Participant
Anna Netrebko Participant
Viktor Chernomortsev Participant
Alexey Tanovitsky Participant
Olga Sergeyeva Participant
Renée Fleming Participant
Dmitri Hvorostovsky Participant
Viktor Lyutsuk Participant
Vadim Kravets Participant
Andrei Popov Participant
Leonidas Kavakos Participant
Technical Credits
Allan Miller Director, Editor, Producer
Sergey Beck Production Manager
Paul Cote Sound/Sound Designer
Dave Ellinwood Sound Editor
Jean-Marc Froment Cinematographer
David Horn Executive Producer
Gergely Hornos Sound/Sound Designer
Mead Hunt Cinematographer
Nyika Jancso Cinematographer
Donald Klocek Sound Editor
Don Lenzer Cinematographer
Sonoko Aoyagi Leopold Co-producer
Roger Phenix Sound/Sound Designer
R. Douglas Sheldon Executive Producer
Margaret Smilow Executive Producer, Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- You Cannot Start Without Me: Valery Gergiev - Maestro
1. Open [2:28]
2. Mariinsky Theatre Tradition [8:14]
3. Gergiev's Mariinsky Appointment [3:00]
4. Anna Natrebko Sings Mozart [3:07]
5. Wagner, Götterdämmerung [4:38]
6. Family [3:46]
7. First Rehearsal, Stravinsky, Rite of Spring [3:14]
8. Gergiev's Boyhood and Training [10:18]
9. Second Rehearsal, Rite of Spring [6:54]
10. The Metropolitan Opera, Eugene Onegin [7:25]
11. Moscow [2:32]
12. Touring Russia [8:06]
13. Warehouse Fire, New Concert Hall [2:52]
14. Final Rehearsal, Rite of Spring [6:51]
15. End Credits [11:10]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- You Cannot Start Without Me: Valery Gergiev - Maestro
   Play
   Scene Selections
   Extras
      Gergiev on: Conducting (RT: 3:34)
      Gergiev on: Ritual, Russian Culture and Rite of Spring (RT: 4:00)
      Gergiev on: More on Rite of Spring (RT: 3:57)
      Gergiev on: Rehearsing Rite of Spring (RT: 2:47)
      Gergiev on: London Symphony Orchestra (RT: 3:17)
      Gergiev on: Scythian Suite (RT 1:43)
      Gergiev on: Eugene Onegin (RT: 3:17)
      On Gergiev: Doug Sheldon (RT: 4:34)
      On Gergiev: London Symphony Orchestra (RT: 2:22)
      On Gergiev: Music Education (RT 3:41)
      On Gergiev: Mariinsky Theatre Reconstruciton (RT 3:31)
      On Gergiev: New Holland Island (RT: 1:48)
      On Gergiev: Moscow Easter Festival (RT: 3:58)
      On Gergiev: Beslan (RT: 1:58)
      On Gergiev: Mariinsky Costume Shop (Vladikavkaz) (RT: 1:40)
      On Gergiev: The Gergiev Cultural Center (RT: 2:45)
      Concert Excerpts: Russian Easter Festival Overture Op. 36 (RT: 14:56)
      Concert Excerpts: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 (RT: 4:31)
   Subtitles
      English
      Français
      Deutsch
      Japanese
      Russian
      Español
      Subtitles: Off
   Audio Menu
      PCM Uncompressed Stereo
      Dolby Digital 5.1
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