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Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra in Henze: Composers of Our Time

Henze: Composers of Our Time: Memoirs of an Outsider

2003 NR

The Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and other famous musicians honor the acclaimed modern German composer Hans Werner Henze by performing his stirring "Requiem." The film also features Oliver Tobias reading from Henze's autobiography and an interview with the composer, who explains his approach to music. Guest performers also include pianist Ueli Wiget and trumpeter Hakan Hardenberger.