Mstislav Rostropovich, the indomitable bow
Bruno Monsaingeon’s remarkable film gathers rare archives and new testimonies from his daughters, Olga and Elena Rostropovich, and his friends.
Rostropovich & Prokofiev © Audiovisual Division / Naxos Deutschland
Rostropovich © Audiovisual Division / Naxos Deutschland
In 2000, legendary cellist Mstislav Rostropovich handed a suitcase filled with film material to acclaimed documentary filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon. Drawing on these treasures, The Indomitable Bow is a unique portrait of the real, authentic Rostropovich, a formidable personality and darling of the media and royalty, as well as a complex and deeply political musician constantly engaged in a whirlwind of activities. Including unreleased and archive films of interviews and concert performances from this key figure of the 20th century, The Indomitable Bow is a remarkable testimony of the legendary Slava’s influential life and work.
English title MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH, the indomitable bow
Original title MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVITCH, l’Archet indomptable
Production Company IDEALE AUDIENCE – Pierre-Olivier Bardet & Pierre-Martin Juban
Co-Producer ARTE France, Pathé Production
Director Bruno Monsaingeon
Production year 2017
Duration 78 min.
Video format HD
YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED IN...
Bruno Monsaingeon honoured with the EBU-IMZ Lifetime Achievement Award 2018
IMZ International Music + Media Centre
In recognition of a lifetime devoted to excellence in producing music films, EBU and IMZ honour Bruno Monsaingeon with the EBU-IMZ Lifetime Achievement Award during the International Television Festival Golden Prague.
Live Streaming: Zurich Street Parade for BE-AT.TV
klangmalerei.tv GmbH got commissioned by BE-AT.TV to produce the live streaming of Zurich Street Parade and Corona Sunset Festival (Italy) in August 2018.
Bruno Monsaingeon Edition Vol. 1
EuroArts Music International
This luxury Bruno Monsaingeon Edition about the once-in-a-century singer Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau includes 6 DVDs and a hardcover book.