Music at the Movies
For those of us who may not know a vibrato from a pizzicato, Josh Aronson’s entertaining film about the master cello teacher Paul Katz and some of his talented students provides an insider’s look at what it takes to merge technical savvy with soul and expression.
“Fabulous – full of wisdom , warmth and compassion… captures that rare magical process of a master teacher at work that made me feel he was not just teaching cello students…it was a lesson to all of us.” – Yo-Yo Ma
“Talent Has Hunger is beautiful. It shows that great teachers are the rarest, most precious, and, yes, the most gifted among all of us.” – Emanuel Ax
IN PERSON: Filmmaker Josh Aronson (Sat June 24)
The first line of David Edelstein’s New York review: “The “I” in the ghostly documentary I Called Him Morgan is Helen Morgan, the “him” Lee Morgan, the transcendental bop trumpeter whom Helen (his wife) shot in the chest on a snowy night in 1972, some years after she’d pulled him out of the gutter and helped him kick the heroin habit that had ended his career.”