You Cannot Start Without Me - Valery Gergiev

01/03/2010
  |  Buy to Own: 01/03/2010
  |  87 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Feature-length documentary portrait of Russian conductor Valery Gergiev. The film explores Gergiev's origins, his devotion to the music and culture of Russia, his rehearsal style and his hectic professional life, and includes clips of rehearsals and performances including concert performances of Mussorgsky's 'Russian Easter' and excerpts from other Russian standards by Stravinsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev and Tchaikovsky.