defining Chopin

PIANISTS - DEFINING CHOPIN is not only educational film of the highest quality, but also a narrative piece which documents the very special experience of young American artists. Issues of ethnicity, of cultural pride and identity, of the process of self-discovery through discipline and education are central to the stories told in this film. It is a tale of victory and defeat, of joy and disappointment, of a great life experience and adventure, always with Chopin's magnificent music at its center. With its impeccable educational credentials, PIANISTS - DEFINING CHOPIN celebrates cultural diversity and the unifying force of beautiful music. It is a moving, poignant, and compelling tale of the desire of young musicians to achieve recognition at the highest international levels.