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documentary Legato, The World of Piano: Pöntinen A portrait of Roland Pöntinen

A portrait of Roland Pöntinen

Legato, The World of Piano: Pöntinen A portrait of Roland Pöntinen


We live in the "renaissance of the piano," as the New York Times put it in summer 2007.

A new generation has made the piano popular again: pianists with a passion for virtuosity and a willingness to expand their repertoire. In addition to the usual classics they perform formerly scorned works or they discover neglected composers.

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  • Roland Pöntinen | Pianist


  • François Couperin, Les Barricades mystérieuses
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau, Gavotte et six double from the Suite No. 4 in A Minor, RCT 5
  • Ferruccio Busoni, Albumblatt No. 1
  • Ferruccio Busoni, Elegy No. 4, "Turandots Frauengemach"
  • Ferruccio Busoni, Elegy No. 5, "Die Nächlichen"
  • Ferruccio Busoni, Toccata
  • Kaija Saariaho, Prelude
  • Kaija Saariaho, Ballade
  • Frederic Chopin, Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52
  • Isaac Albéniz, Iberia, Book II
    • Rondena
    • Triana
  • Sergei Rachmaninov, Serenade, Op. 3
  • Maurice Ravel, Oiseaux tristes


  • Directed by:
    • Marieke Schroeder
    • Jan Schmidt-Garre
  • Production date: 2007
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min
  • Production: © Pars Media / EuroArts Music International
  • Available version(s): EN
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