Glenn Gould – Hereafter

Author: EuroArts Music International

HEREAFTER is a retrospective of the life and work of Glenn Gould, seen from today's point of view.

  • Glenn Gould | Copyright: © Courtesy of the Estate of Glenn Gould

    Glenn Gould © Courtesy of the Estate of Glenn Gould

  • Glenn Gould | Copyright: © Courtesy of the Estate of Glenn Gould

    Glenn Gould © Courtesy of the Estate of Glenn Gould

Based on a synthesis of all the documents existing on Gould, whether of a musical or of a literary and intellectual nature, this film strives to deal with the question of Gould’s genius such as it is perceived by his audience, an audience that extends far beyond the strict notion of a musical audience. It is made with the participation of anonymous “disciples”, making it seem as if Gould himself was answering their questions. Meanwhile, Gould appears as the master of the narration of the film.

With Glenn Gould (piano), Emile Naoumoff (piano), Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (tenor), Harry van der Kamp (bass), Marie-Thérèse Keller (mezzo-soprano), Claron McFadden (soprano), Russel Oberlin (countertenor), Toronto Symphony Orchestra, CBC Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra, Sir Ernest MacMillan, Paul Sherman, Nicolas Rivenq

Prokofiev: Vision Fugitive Op.22, No.1; Brahms: Intermezzo Op.17, No.2; Bach: Goldberg Variations - Aria; Goldberg Variations - Variation 15; Partita No.5, BWV 829; Beethoven: Concerto for piano and orchestra No.4; Concerto for piano and orchestra No.1 ...

Genre Documentary
Production year 2005
Duration 106 mins
Director Bruno Monsaingeon
Production Company Idéale Audience, Rhombus Media
Co-Production Company Arte France, BBC



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