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20 is the 250th anniversary of his birth and will be celebrated in a big way throughout the year in his home town of bomb also coming up today we have an exclusive interview with one of the great german film directors bama will receive a lifetime achievement award at the european film awards this week. box we begin with beethoven 2020 which was launched in the western german city of bam all mines day in advance of a spectacular year of concerts exhibitions on the events all about one of the greatest classical composers of all time. was beethoven's birthplace and where he spent the 1st 20 years of his life now d.w. is heavily involved in the celebrations i'll be talking about that and the launch of a special d.w. classical music you tube channel with my colleague kennedy after this.
it's not rock'n'roll it's not pop music but it's very music that is so energetic and so full of emotions he's a living example if you want so for human creativity in the face of adversity the talk is of beethoven than 250 years on from his birth the whole world is celebrating his musical genius. is 1st in the line of well wishers d.w. unveiled its extensive multimedia program for the beethoven year in the great composers birthplace of paul on. the national. it will kick off with a focus on his most famous composition beethoven's 9th symphony for the world looks
at a musical masterpiece that has transcended all borders. b. to learn to w. we stand for freedom and this is something which brought us together and also that we have a headquarter in bonn and beethoven was born in bonn so i think it's a good match. another d.w. film called the sound of nature focuses on the pastoral symphony beethoven's on marsh to night shot the film visits musicians on 5 continents composing music dealing with environmental issues. is that. tool if we use it properly we contains the world this film had its premiere on world environment day. the younger it often is all about discovering that the arts needs to reflect a new kind of society that emerged as executor. the time when pizza was born with
the french revolution a world without beethoven is the 3rd major d.w. production sarah willis horn player with but in film one that examines the legacy of the musical revolutionary and asks where would we be without the great composer of us jazz great wynton marsalis is one of the international stars she told to do like. i love. new perspectives from g.w. in beethoven you know 2020. my calling you go drink out of the joins me now a trinity of treats. there's lots more all but do you have a personal favorite difficult to pick out just one but for me beethoven's 9th symphony for the world is a very intriguing project by the award winning documentary filmmaker christian
berger our esteemed colleague probe the special meaning of beethoven's 9th as you know the choral symphony that incorporates a version of schiller's ode to joy a plea for freedom and peace and one of the protect in this in this documentary is greek russian conducted teodor credit suisse parenthesis of course something of a visionary and revel in the. self he says he would use the night to show an avian reports make human civilization so special and he has a very emotional take on it as we can hear let's take a listen. and see where it says and his orchestra will perform all of beethoven symphonies over the course of bytes hovan year and and see the documentary ourselves our great
review by the way it's wonderful and it's going to be on d.w. on the 17th of december which is actually the official start of the by year also d.w. found another way to celebrate the new yes we have a very important announcement now we've launched a new you tube channel d.w. classical music this is going to have a whole range of fantastic content forget james bond for the moment forget the new james bond trailer the most important trailer today is this one. here's the deal germany on the one hand huh. of classical music synonymous with cast cool music by brahms. the list is endless and on the other hand you've got d w home of. documentaries featuring all the classical stars and
so this was a perfect match. a match made in heaven we're going to have plenty of stars we're going to have some familiar faces going after willis of. music. power of music a maestra a whole load of new content interviews concerts and behind the scenes features and you mentioned a lot of the power of one of the great up and coming female conductors i've actually seen there is already a load of new stuff being loaded on to the channel today that's fine and as an example of the kind of thing that you can see on the channel along being out and about and the music fest braman she met up with me percussionist martin grouping and after finding out a bit about his musical methods and instrumentation alone drew was even brave enough to have a go herself so here is an exclusive musical. they'll
have to watch all the you tube channel which is a treasure trove of classical music fans like i already as there will be other documentaries uploaded on to the channel bit by bit by next year you won't be able to tear yourself away from the available there that's a classical music you tube channel adrian page and kennedy as always thanks very much. then i have stalled has written and directed over 70 feature films and documentaries from paris to hollywood he created milestones of new german cinema in the seventy's and eighty's with fitz corralled nosferatu and has a polish olfa filming in some of us challenging in inhospitable places all tough now he's getting a lifetime achievement award at the european film awards this weekend oh man hans christophe on box got an exclusive interview with him before hand. i was going to
have talks films are ambitious sometimes disconcerting and always surprising and he's made them in some of the farthest corners of the world but we met up with him in his hometown of munich where at the age of 15 he decided to become a filmmaker. always knew i was in the other and because i didn't know much about film and hadn't seen many movies i also knew that i would have to invent cinema myself. health so revolutionized german post-war film and with his more than 70 productions he's also broaden their horizons of global cinema his work cannot be assigned to one single genre and he considers himself neither a european nor a german filmmaker. and. i think i belong to a more regional category that is very unfair and opulence of life i think that's
why i sometimes say big the 2nd of bavaria would have been the only other person who could have made fitzcarraldo couldn't. german actor close kinski plays fitzcarraldo the film is the story of a mad man who's obsessed with building an opera house in the middle of the jungle and has a ship hauled over a mountain to do it then a household made film history with these iconic images. 20 years ago he moved to los angeles and he's worked with some of hollywood's biggest stars but whether it's rescue dawn or a bad lieutenant have always stays true to himself. up to this. 10 and disappear very own review solvents were made such as wild in a rock movie while to the water of the table that took. toba fast it's really
intense. and. surely you have what 4 souls still dancing. worked in front of the camera opposite tom cruise as the villain in jack reacher. completely dead. at least. when so many of the stick not. documentaries are spectacular and popular especially among a younger audience. his t.v. show on death row he delves into the depths of the human soul along with death row inmates. for grizzly man he followed in the footsteps of the man who went off into the wild to live among bears and ended up being eaten by them more than 10 years now you have been
getting awards for your life's work this time it's a european film award for lifetime achievement how does appear. first of all i find it protests for a full length films last year other people need 6 years to do that they should give me these awards when i haven't made a movie in 10 years i need to be rolled on to the stage in a wheelchair. then i have so there's certainly not one to rest on his laurels spans at any rate hopeful be making his iconic classic films for many years to come. finally it's the darkest time of year here in northern europe and therefore high season for festivals i leave you with pictures from the french city of. spectacular festival of lights this year which has just started and continues over the weekend thanks for watching.
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