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Sony Classical is proud to announce the release of the DVD and Blu-ray Lang Lang - Liszt Now, the companion video component to the star pianist’s latest recording project Liszt: My Piano Hero, which has stormed the world’s classical and pop album charts.
The content is split into two main components:
LIVE AT THE ROUNDHOUSE – 60-minute live concert from iTunes Festival
THE ART OF BEING A VIRTUOSO – 71-minute documentary following Lang Lang’s global celebrations of Franz Liszt’s anniversary
Also included is a 55-minute bonus feature - a musical and visual journey based on the projections used at the iTunes Festival concert
Liszt Now presents the stunning 60-minute live concert from London’s Roundhouse, recorded at the iTunes festival in May 2011. Dynamically filmed with twelve HD cameras with specially created video projections on LED screens, the concert offers a spectacular multimedia experience, featuring ten of Franz Liszt’s finest solo piano pieces.
In addition to the film of the concert, Live at the Roundhouse, the product also includes a 71-minute documentary, The Art of Being a Virtuoso. Captured over a period of five months, the film offers a unique insight into the life and mind of a modern virtuoso, following Lang Lang closely through Asia, the USA and Europe. THE ART OF BEING A VIRTUOSO links Lang Lang and his hero, Franz Liszt, painting a portrait of two exceptional men who made their childhood dreams come true and ascended to the ranks of the greatest musicians the world has ever known. An imaginative encounter between the virtuosos LANG LANG and his piano hero FRANZ LISZT, two remarkable musical prodigies and classical music’s biggest stars.
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