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John Adams - A Portrait and Concert of American Music

Alternative title
John Adams - American Classic - A Portrait
Synopsis
A look a the life and work of John Adams, one of America’s most frequently performed living composers who has managed to write accessible music that still surprises and challenges his listeners. Includes contributions from stage director Peter Sellars, librettist Alice Goodman and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, as well as extensive performance extracts from ‘Nixon in China’, ‘El Nino’ and the film of ‘Klinghoffer’.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2002
Year of production
2002
Subjects
Music
Keywords
contemporary music; music - American; Adams, John

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
101 minutes
Year
2002

Distributor

Name

Arthaus Musik

Web
http://www.arthaus-musik.com External site opens in new window

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