I am happy to announce that a five-minute clip for the film "Liszt's Dance with the Devil" is now on YouTube. I shall welcome your input, remarks or questions.
This is my second film, a continuation of the first entitled "Chopin's Afterlife".
If you are wondering why a concert pianist of three decades has turned into a film-maker, let me begin by saying that in film I found new ways of elaborating on ideas present in my music-making until now; film is ideal for summing-up, for making connections, for finding relationships and revealing something new about a subject dear to our heart.
We are interpreters and interpretation, be it of a genius or a masterpiece is never exhausted.
I just saw the documentary on sculptor Louise Bourgeois in which she says: "I do, I undo, I redo".
Please also see on YouTube a Sicilian artist from my first film speaking in the same spirit in a segment: "Installing Chopin in the 21st century".