This fascinating musical documentary explores the career of Chinese pianist Zhu Xiao-Mei, with a particular focus on her quintessential piece: Bach's The Goldberg Variations.
The Return is the Movement of Tao : Zhu Xiao-Mei and the Goldberg Variations
Zhu Xiao-Mei's career has taken her all over the world, from Europe to the United States to Japan. She has performed with some of the world's most prestigious orchestras, and her recording of The Goldberg Variations is widely considered to be one of the best interpretations of the piece ever recorded.
In this documentary, we get to see Zhu Xiao-Mei in rehearsals and interviews, as she discusses her life and work with passion and insight. Classical music lovers will be captivated by this film, which offers a rare glimpse into the mind and soul of one of today's most gifted pianists.