Mendelssohn Unknown

02/01/2013
  |  Buy to Own: 02/01/2013
  |  54 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Documentary about the life and work of the German romantic composer. The areas of Mendelssohn's life covered in the film include his training, his religous beliefs, his foreign travels and years in Leipzig, and the decline in popularity of his music following his death. Musical contributors include Riccardo Chailly, Steven Isserlis, Lang Lang, Kurt Masur, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Roberto Prosseda and Charles Rosen.