DVD of the Month for August 2015

André Previn:

  • A Bridge Between Two Worlds

A documentary about the musician and Grammy Lifetime Award Winner, André Previn. André Previn is one of the most multi-talented and prominent musicians of our time. He is a composer of music of all genres, a conductor, arranger, classical pianist and jazz musician. He won, among countless Awards, four Oscars for his movie scores, had 13 Oscar nominations and he received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010 This film/DVD features André Previn, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Renée Fleming, Mia Farrow and Lukas Previn. And we also get a bonus: The performance of two Mozart Piano Quartets (featuring members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) Mozart:

Running Time Total: 107 minutes   Here are André Previn, Masafumi Hori, Ryo Sasaki, Ryoichi Fujimori in Mozart’s quartet in G-Minor, K. 478:  

And here is the Mozart Quartet number 2, K. 493, as played by the Zimmermann Quartet: Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), Tabea Zimmermann (viola), Tilmann Wick (cello), and Christian Zacharias, (piano):