A Long Journey Home - Isabel Bayrakdarian
Released January 19th 2006
A film by Eileen Thalenberg
Produced by Gail McIntyre
International opera star Isabel Bayrakdarian travels for the first time to her ancestral homeland, Armenia. This documentary, filmed on location and recorded in surround sound, captures her recitals of Armenian and classical repertoire as well as her performances of sacred music in the country's most ancient churches.
Viewers are given the opportunity not only to hear one of the great voices of our time but also to visit a part of the world whose mystical landscape provides a haunting backdrop for the music.
With the participation of Serouj Kradjian, Komitas String Quartet, Tatev Children's Choir, Yerevan Chamber Choir, Minassian Duduk Quartet and The Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra.
CANADA | 2005 | DOCUMENTARY | 80 MINUTES
ENGLISH WITH FRENCH AND ENGLISH SUBTITLES