WE WANT THE LIGHT
Cologne Opera Chorus & Cologne Cathedral Childrens Choir The Gürzenich
Orchestra of Cologne / Vladimir Ashkenazy
The extended DVD version of Christopher Nupens award-winning film about
freedom, survival and the extraordinary place of music in the Nazi concentration
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
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
Dimensions (mm): W135 H190 D15
Christopher Nupen's extraordinarily powerful film
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
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 Brahmss F minor
piano sonata, Op. 5.
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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