Gesellschaft der Freunde Morgenland Festival Osnabrück
Genre Documentary | Production Company Dreyer.Gaido Musikproduktionen (Germany), ww-media (Germany), Gesellschaft der Freunde Morgenland Festival Osnabrück (Germany) | Producer Michael Dreyer, Frank Scheffer | TV Director, Editor Frank Scheffer, Günter Wallbrecht | Camera Günter Wallbrecht, Frank Scheffer, Rene van der Eijk | Source video/audio HD/Dolby surround 5.1 | Recorded Germany, 2011 | Duration 49' (documentary) | 61' (performances)
In this colourful documentary, East meets West at the Morgenland Festival Osnabrück 2009. Musicians from the Middle East encounter the Western tradition of music and showcase their own beautiful musical traditions, in a programme that interweaves concert recordings and rehearsal footage with in-depth interviews with the performers. It is accompanied by three live performances recorded at the Morgenland Festival. Performances by the Morgenland Chamber Orchestra conducted by Nader Mashayekhi, with the soloists Ibrahim Keivo, Alim & Fargana Qasimov Ensemble, Salar Aghili & Harir Shariatzadeh, Yulduz Turdieva Ensemble, Christian Heinecke.