A Letter to Clara – With Hélène Grimaud
A reflection on love and music
Thank you for your understanding.
Jerzy May — Narrator
Elsa Hanewinkel — Clara Schumann
Volker J. Ringe — Robert Schumann
Sebastian Mirow — Johannes Brahms
Hélène Grimaud — Pianist
Albrecht Mayer — Oboist
Anne Sofie von Otter — Mezzo-soprano
Join brilliant French pianist Hélène Grimaud for a captivating journey into the life, loves, and music-making of Clara Schumann. Benedict Mirow’s exquisite documentary film sensitively knits together interviews with Grimaud and her colleagues, excerpts from Grimaud’s performances of works by Clara and Robert Schumann and Brahms, and dramatic readings of the three artists’ letters to one another.