A fascinating new documentary film, titled MAESTRO, follows
Grammy award-winning Estonian conductor Paavo Jarvi and an array of
brilliant classical musicians (pianist Lang Lang, violinists Joshua Bell
and Hilary Hahn, among others) over the course of two years as they
perform to sold-out halls across the globe.
Paavo Jarvi is a native of Estonia. In January 2013, he was awarded the
Order of the White Star by the Estonian president for his outstanding
contribution to Estonian culture.
Since the start of his career, Jarvi has prioritized his support of
Estonian composers including Arvo Part, Erkki-Sven Tuur, Lepo Sumera and
He is currently artistic adviser of the Parnu Festival and Jarvi
Academy, where he supports young talent through conducting master
classes. He is also artistic adviser of the Estonian National Symphony
Orchestra and was named Estonian Public Broadcasting’s 2012 Musician of
MAESTRO is from a first-time filmmaker and the campaign for the film is
built around promoting their Kickstarter. The documentary has already
been completed, but the group is turning to crowd-funding in order to
get music rights and such so that the film can be released.
They would like the public to become familiar with this film, which
takes an intimate, unprecedented glimpse into the life of renowned
conductor Jarvi, and a vibrant, contemporary portrait of the world of
Official synopsis: For a period spanning two years, a film crew follows
Grammy award-winning conductor Paavo Jarvi and an array of brilliant
musicians as they perform to sold-out halls across the globe. The
resulting footage captures the pressures of self-expression, the rush of
performance, and above all, the power of a universal language.
Maestro is an intimate, unprecedented glimpse into the life of a
renowned conductor and a vibrant, contemporary portrait of the world of
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