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Leonard Nimoy Thalia, Symphony Space
between W 94th and W 95th 2537 Broadway New York City, NY 10025
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http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/7189-mozarts-sister

Quotes & Highlights

“A beguiling celebration … a special pleasure.” -_Wall Street Journal _
“Romantic and engaging, with lush musical detail throughout.” —_Film Comment _
“Marie Feret is luminous!” —Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
“Gorgeous, with candlelit shots looking like old master paintings – a fine match for music that takes your breath away.” —NPR
“Lively, fascinating … Feminist without the arrogance of 20-20 hindsight, vividly precise in its depiction of 18th-century pre-revolutionary France, alive with exuberantly thesped personages and awash in the joy and power of music, the pic is a stunner. A treat for classical music lovers and cinephiles alike.” —_Variety _

Description

A speculative account of Maria Anna “Nannerl” Mozart (Marie Feret), five years older than Wolfgang (David Moreau) and a musical prodigy in her own right. Originally the featured performer, she has given way to Wolfgang as the main attraction, as their strict but loving father Leopold (Marc Barbe) tours his talented offspring in front of the royal courts of pre-French Revolution Europe. Approaching marriageable age and now forbidden to play the violin or compose, Nannerl chafes at the limitations imposed on her gender. But a friendship with the son and daughter of Louis XV offers an alternative.

About the Ticket Supplier: Symphony Space

Symphony Space fosters artistically and culturally diverse performing arts, literary, and film programs that bring artists and audiences together in an atmosphere of exploration and intimacy. It reaches audiences throughout New York City, the wider metropolitan area, and through distribution of programs via media such as radio, recordings, podcasts and touring.