HANDEL, G.F.: Barockstar (Film, 2009)



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Barockstar - George Friedric Handel
Meyszies, Ulrich - Television Director

Playing Time: 01:15:46
Catalogue Number: 101375
UPC: 807280137590

Barockstar tells the story of Handel's life as he journeyed through baroque Europe, leaving Germany for Italy and experiencing Florence, Rome and Venice, before arriving in London to begin the career that would bring him a worldwide reputation. The film shows the original locations in Halle, Rome, Venice, Florence and London that Handel himself visited.

Star and specialists in today's baroque music scene and descendants of Handel's friends and sponsors talk about their encounters with the maestro and his work, including Christopher Hogwood and Alan Curtis, Andrea Marcon, Trevor Pinnock and Howard Arman, Sandrine Piau, Christine Schafer and Klara Ek, Prince Ruspoli-Sforza and Princess Claudia Ruspoli.

Handel's music is performed for the film by The English Concert, the Handelfestspielorchester Halle, the Akademie fur Alte Musik and Il Complesso Barocco, one of the best baroque orchestras in the world.

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