In Search of Beethoven

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 10 January - 12 January 2020
Category Cinema Screening

The Great Composer Series
IN SEARCH OF BEETHOVEN
Narrated by BAFTA nominated actress Juliet Stevenson


“10/10… The best film I’ve seen about a composer.” – The Sun Herald

Join us for the connoisseurs guide to the real Beethoven behind the myth.

Featuring 65 performances by the world’s finest musicians and 100 interviews, In Search of Beethoven takes a comprehensive look at the composer’s life through his musical output. Award-winning director, Phil Grabsky documents each piece of music chronologically marrying it to Beethoven’s biography and letters.

Narrated by Juliet Stevenson, this compelling, original and comprehensive documentary is a must-see for fans of Beethoven and classical music.

This film screens with the short film Concerto: The Odd Couple by Daniel Jernazian

Classification
E – Exempt from Classification


“Superb. The film will give those who already know about Beethoven enormous pleasure, and provide any receptive 12-year-old with an ideal introduction to the man and his music” – The Telegraph

“Beautifully lensed and intelligently crafted” – Variety

“TEN OUT OF TEN! The best film I’ve seen about a composer!” – The Sun Herald

“A hit. So terrific I wept” – Mail on Sunday

“Gripping” – Wall Street Journal

“Expertise and passion combined. High-class” – New York Times

“Sensitive & meticulous” – The Australian

“One of the finest movies about a great musician I’ve ever seen” – The Observer

“Splendid. A revelation to the uninitiated and a joy to music lovers” – The LA Times

“An extraordinary collection of musicians, conductors and musicologists” – Time Out

“Impressive” – Village Voice

“An endearingly human biography. Every bit as wonderful as In Search of Mozart” – Chicago Tribune

“Captivating” – Minnesota Public Radio

“The musical examples are exemplary – including a brilliant 9th Symphony” – Herald Sun

“One of the best films I’ve seen about a musician – it gets close to the mystery that is creativity” – Financial Review

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Dates and Times:

Friday 10 January 2020 at 7pm
Sunday 12 January 2020 at 1pm

Duration

2 hours 19 minutes (No interval)

Ticket Prices

Members
Adults
$17
Concession $14
30 & Under $14
Non-Members
Adults
$20
Concession $17
30 & Under $16

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