Handel: Barockstar

02/11/2009
  |  Buy to Own: 02/11/2009
  |  60 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
Handel: Barockstar Film Poster

Synopsis

Ulrich Meyszies directs this documentary telling the story of the life of composer GF Handel as he journeyed through baroque Europe. Handel left Germany for Italy and experienced Florence, Rome and Venice before arriving in London to begin the career that would bring him a worldwide reputation. Baroque music specialists and descendants of Handel's friends and sponsors talk about their encounters with the maestro and his work. The film also includes excerpts from Handel's music.