High-Performance sports, Singing opera

The opera athlets

Jonas Kaufmann, Anja Harteros, Piotr Beczala and Daniel Behle... what do they all have in common?

Besides being internationally acclaimed singers, they're all 'vocal athletes' who keep their voices in shape the way sportsmen keep their bodies fit. Most people have no idea how demanding and punishing the profession of opera singer actually is. In this riveting documentary, filmmakers Barbara and Wolfgang Wunderlich – the children of legendary tenor Fritz Wunderlich – have teamed up with Thomas Voigt to examine the physical and psychological hurdles that constantly need to be overcome whe singers want to give their best.

In the press:

"A rewarding documentary"

Movie directors : Thomas Voigt, Wolfgang Wunderlich
Playlist : The most beautiful programs in HD
Music genre : Voice

Duration : 43 min
Production date : 2011
Production : © Wunderlich Medien GbR / Unitel

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