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WE WANT THE LIGHT (NTSC)

WE WANT THE LIGHT
Cologne Opera Chorus & Cologne Cathedral Children’s Choir The Gürzenich Orchestra of Cologne / Vladimir Ashkenazy
The extended DVD version of Christopher Nupen’s award-winning film about freedom, survival and the extraordinary place of music in the Nazi concentration camps.
With Daniel Barenboim, Evgeny Kissin, Zubin Mehta, Itzhak Perlman, Pinchas Zukerman, plus three inspiring survivors - Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, Alice Sommer Herz and Jacques Stroumsa and many other contributors.
Includes performances of music by Mahler, Bach, Schoenberg, Bruch, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Wagner, Schubert and Brahms

2 DVD SET
‘An unmissable documentary ...’ The Times.


Cat. No: OA CN0909 D
Barcode: 809478009092
Running time: 336 mins
Region Code: All regions
Picture format: 16:9
Anamorphic Sound format: Dolby Surround, Dolby Stereo
Menu language: EN
Subtitle languages: EN/FR/DE/ES Price code D £24.99 RRP (£17.01 UK Dealer)
Dimensions (mm): W135 H190 D15

‘Christopher Nupen's extraordinarily powerful film…offers a rare and authoritative insight into how two centuries of assimilation ended in the almost ineffable horror of the Nazi death camps. ... this is profoundly moving and compulsive television.’ The Observer

PLUS
Visual presentation of the music in the film (26 mins) and Play music only option in Surround Sound.
New personal introduction by the director, Christopher Nupen.
4 hours of additional in-depth interviews.
Evgeny Kissin plays the Andante espressivo from Brahms’s F minor piano sonata, Op. 5.

SALES POINTS
Advertised in Musical Opinion, BBC Music, Gramophone and Classic fM magazines. ..
Winner - Jewish Cultural Award for Film & TV 2004, Best Editing - New York Film & TV Festival 2004. ..
Broadcast on BBC television on Holocaust Memorial Day 2004, to be repeated on 27th January 2005 - the 60th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz (to be confirmed). ..
Critic's Choice / Pick of the Day in six national British Newspapers.

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Conductor(s):
Baird, Meg

Orchestra(s):
Cologne G├╝rzenich Orchestra

Choir(s):
Cologne Opera Chorus

Artist(s):
Barenboim, Daniel; Herz-Sommer, Alice; Kissin, Evgeny; Lasker-Wallfisch, Anita; Perlman, Itzhak; Zukerman, Pinchas

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Classical Documentary

Catalogue No: OACN0909D

Barcode: 0809478009092

Distribution Note(s):

Listening samples not available for this release.


Physical Release: 11/2004

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