John Adams : A Portrait and A Concert of Modern American Music

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John Adams: A Portrait and A Concert of Modern American Music

John Adams : A Portrait and A Concert of Modern American Music

Release Date: December 31, 2000

Year    :   2000
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Genres    :   Documentary, Music
Production Companies    :   RM Associates, LGM Cinéma, Mezzo, Kinowelt Home Entertainment, Channel 4 Television, CNC
Director    :   David Jeffcock, Bob Coles
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RunTime    :   133 mins.

Peer into the world of contemporary composer John Adams with this documentary that blends performance footage with insightful interviews and commentary from his collaborators and the master himself. Highlights include performances of Adams's Grammy Award-winning operas “Nixon in China” and “El Niño” and excerpts from Penny Woolcock’s film adaptation of “The Death of Klinghoffer”. Works by Steve Reich and Conlon Nancarrow are also performed by the Ensemble InterContemporain at the Théâtre Musical de Paris-Châtelet.


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