In Search of Haydn

Venue Raffertys Theatre
Dates 07 February - 13 February 2021
Category Cinema Screening

Seventh Art Productions Presents The Great Composer Series
IN SEARCH OF HADYN
Narrated by BAFTA nominated actress Juliet Stevenson


Phil Grabsky’s biographical account of Haydn’s life is a visual and aural extravaganza, including breath-taking performances by some of the world’s most celebrated musicians. By speaking to some of the greatest exponents of Haydn’s music, this film redresses the balance and sheds light on the master and his work.

Haydn’s life spanned from the end of the Baroque period to Napoleon’s invasion of Vienna, outliving his younger friend Mozart. He was one of the most prolific composers, producing more than 100 symphonies, 64 quartets, 16 extant operas, 51 piano sonatas and the oratorios The Creation and The Seasons.

Through intimate and revealing interviews with experts and detailed extracts from Haydn’s personal recollections, the audience gains tremendous insight not only into Haydn’s music but an appreciation of the artist himself. The emphasis of the film, as with all the In Search Of films, is on the performance – and interpretation – of the works of Haydn, the composer both Mozart and Beethoven looked up to.

The film rescues Haydn from any neglect he may previously have suffered.  – The Sunday Times

Bracing, refreshing… simply very good indeed. – The Guardian


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

Classification
E – Exempt from Classification

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The chance to see and hear many of the greatest musicians of our time… Grabsky lets the music tell the story  – Time Out Chicago

Grabsky has a great gift  – The Sydney Morning Herald

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

Quietly inspiring  – The Times

The film rescues Haydn from any neglect he may previously have suffered  – The Sunday Times

Bracing, refreshing… simply very good indeed  – The Guardian

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Dates and Times:

Sunday 7 February  2021 at 1pm
Saturday 13 February 2021 at 4pm

Duration

1 hour 48 minutes (No interval)

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