Piotr Anderszewski – Unquiet Traveller

Author: EuroArts Music International

On the borderline between documentary & fiction, this "road movie" is a winter train journey across Poland with a piano installed on board.

  • Piotr Anderszewski | Copyright: © Grzegorz Press

    Piotr Anderszewski © Grzegorz Press

  • Piotr Anderszewski | Copyright: © Grzegorz Press

    Piotr Anderszewski © Grzegorz Press

Structured as a road movie from Warsaw to Budapest in a special train car with the famous Polish-Hungarian pianist Piotr Anderszewski, this film by Bruno Monsaingeon captures the most important events of the pianist’s current activities: A new CD recording, a master class, excerpts of recitals in Warsaw, Budapest, Paris, and Tokyo. Following this, we will reach the deeper exploration – the major question Anderszewski puts to himself and which is linked to what a musician’s role ideally holds for him. This theme will recur as a leitmotiv at regular intervals throughout the film.

“Piotr Anderszewski – Unquiet Traveller” includes a mini-recital in Szymanowski’s house in Zakopane, a nice mountain village in the south of Poland, a recital in Paris at the Théatre des Champs-Elysées (December 2007), documentary shootings of excerpts of recitals in the Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, in Budapest and Poznan, …

Repertoire: Bach: English Suite No.4. in F & Partita No.1 in B flat for piano, BWV 825; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1 (CD recording with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen (Nov.2007); Schumann: Humoreske in B flat, Op.20; Szymanowski: Masques, Op.34

Awards: FIPA D'OR Grand Prize 2009 (Performing Arts), Nominee of the 2010 Midem Classical Awards

Genre Documentary
Production year 2008
Duration 83 mins
Production Company Idéale Audience, Ozumi Films
Co-Production Company ARTE France, TVP
Assoc. Prod. Company With the participation of Polish Film Institute, SVT, RTSI



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