Gergiev : You Cannot Start Without Me
You Cannot Start Without Me, directed by Academy Award winner Allan Miller, offers viewers an intimate look into the demanding life of Valery Gergiev, widely acclaimed as one of the leading conductors of our time. This rich musical film offers rare insight into the talent, training and concentration required of a great conductor and reveals how Gergiev combines an impossible international conducting schedule with his job as Director of the legendary Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg.
The film includes scenes with the London Symphony Orchestra, The Metropolitan Opera, Gergiev’s boyhood home in the Caucasus mountains, Moscow, cities along the Volga River and performances by Yefim Bronfman, Anna Netrebko, Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky.
You Cannot Start Without Me presents a penetrating portrait of Gergiev the man and artist.
Gergiev : You Cannot Start Without Me [DVD]
A film by Allan Miller
With Valery Gergiev
Release date : 20 janvier 2010
Distribution : Naxos Distribution (except Russia & USA)
Reference : BAC053
Barcode : 3760115300538
Running time : 156 min.
Film : 87 min.
Bonus : 69 min.
Subtitles : FR / ENG / GER / SPA / JAP
Image : Color, 16/9, NTSC
Sound : PCM 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1
Region code : 0