Cincinnati director set to release 'Maestro'

Filmmaker David Donnelly with Heath Saunders

Filmmaker David Donnelly with Heath Saunders

A new documentary, "Maestro" by Cincinnati-based filmmaker David Donnelly,

follows Paavo Järvi, pianist Lang Lang, violinists Joshua Bell and Hilary Hahn and other stars over the course of two years as they perform to sold-out halls across the globe. The trailer shows some of the drama and also loneliness that happens at the top, and behind the scenes in the music world.

The documentary – narrowed from 200 hours of footage down to 90 minutes – has multiple Cincinnati scenes, including Music Hall, as well as the international stages Järvi performs on with his orchestras of Bremen (Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie), Frankfurt and Paris. It includes footage of a tour to Japan, as well as a European tour...

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Luke McIntosh