Directed by internationally celebrated documentary filmmaker Phil Grabsky, each film takes a look at the composer's life through his musical output. Grabsky travelled around the world to interview historians and musicians and then filmed unrivalled performances by the world's greatest musicians and orchestras.
In Search of Mozart:
This film traces the composer's life through his music and extensive correspondence. The music takes centre stage with over 80 works featured, revealing striking parallels between the music and Mozart's own experiences.
In Search of Beethoven:
This film brings together the world's leading performers and experts on Beethoven to reveal new insights into this legendary composer. A remarkable 55 performances were filmed, capturing the raw energy of an extraordinary array of world-class artists. Fascinating biographical information is united with extracts from the composer's letters to reveal the true man.