MoMA Presents: Heddy Honigmann's Around the World in 50 Concerts

Feb 28–Mar 6, 2015


Around the World in 50 Concerts. 2014. Netherlands. Directed by Heddy Honigmann. Courtesy of Cobos Films

Renowned Amsterdam-based filmmaker Heddy Honigmann captures the transformative power of music while covering the 2013 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra’s 125th anniversary world tour. Known for her sublime and intimate documentary portraits, here Honigmann combines full orchestral performances with individual musicians speaking about specific instruments and musical pieces, interactions with concertgoers from different cultural backgrounds, and the dynamics of the musicians’ lives on the road.

Organized by Sally Berger, Assistant Curator, Department of Film.


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