A Surprise in Texas
The Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano CompetitionDVD - 2010
Twenty-nine of the world's best young pianists converged in Fort Worth, Texas in May 2009 for a once in a lifetime chance at gold in the Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Contest. Emmy-winning director Peter Rosen follows these distinctive personalities during a rigorous three-week competition--through intense rehearsals, introspective moments, preconcert rituals, and endearing celebrations. Hailing from 14 countries, competitors were welcomed with Texas-sized hospitality by their host families and immersed in a city best characterized by "Cowboys and Culture". With the performances of Chopin, Liszt, Beethoven, and Rachmaninov and other piano masterpieces setting the impassioned tone, the result is an intricate inside view into the world's most prestigious piano competition and a heartwarming story that proves to be a momentous Surprise in Texas.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Euro Arts Music International GmbH, c2010
Branch Call Number: DVD 786.2092 SUR
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 92 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano competition
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