Around the World in 50 Concerts. 2014. Netherlands/Finland/Sweden/Australia. Directed by Heddy Honigmann. In Dutch, English; English subtitles. 95 min.
Renowned Amsterdam-based filmmaker Heddy Honigmann captures the transformative power of music while covering the 2013 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra’s 125th anniversary world tour. Known for her sublime and intimate documentary portraits, here Honigmann combines full orchestral performances with individual musicians speaking about specific instruments and musical pieces, interactions with concertgoers from different cultural backgrounds, and the dynamics of the musicians’ lives on the road.
Sunday, February 22, 2015,2:30 p.m.New York premiere. Post-screening conversation with Heddy HonigmanThe Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1
Saturday, February 21, 2015,7:00 p.m.New York premiere. Post-screening conversation with Heddy HonigmanThe Museum of Modern Art, Floor T1, Theater 1