Maestras - The Long Journey of Women to the Podium
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  • Ayham Ahmad - The Pianist Of Yarmouk
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Film Info
Film Type:Documentary Feature
Themes:Art & Music
World
Release Year:2016
Runtime:55 minutes
Premiere Status:US Premiere
Production Country:Germany
Original Language:English
Subtitles:Yes
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Günter Atteln
Maria Stodtmeier
Cast:Sylvia Caduff
Barbara Hannigan
Marin Alsop
Leonard Bernstein
Producer(s):Günter Atteln
Maria Stodtmeier
Screenwriter:Günter Atteln
Maria Stodtmeier
Executive Producer(s):Paul Smaczny
Description

Being a female conductor means being an exception, even today. When a woman stands on the podium she is, in most cases, somehow “the first:” the first to lead a world-class orchestra, the first to conduct the “Last Night of the Proms” in London, the first to win the German Conductor Prize. For decades, this sensational character has been tradition. At the same time it seems that the world of the maestro is now in a state of upheaval. But why is it that there have been so few female conductors in the international music scene? To take a closer look at this phenomenon, the 55-minute film "Maestras" follows several female conductors at the 2016 Lucerne Festival, which with the motto “PrimaDonna” dedicated itself to this theme.
    
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***PREMIERE & AFTER-PARTY - 10/16 7:30 pm AMC Castleton
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