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Adrian Anantawan: The Story Behind The Notes

Adrian Anantawan: The Story Behind The Notes

One of the rising classical violinists of his generation, Adrian Anantawan: The Story Behind the Notes chronicles his journey to fulfilling his performing dream. Born without a right hand, Adrian began taking violin lessons when he was nine. Fast forward 11 years and you find Adrian about to make his solo debut performance with the Toronto Symphony. Performance excerpts are woven with interviews with his teachers, footage of his studies at the renowned Curtis Institute, his mentorships with Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman, and his special connection with The War Amps CHAMP program in this beautiful documentary. The program also documents his researsal and historical performance with the TSO. The tale of the soft-spoken musician will leave you in awe and fill you with hope.

This program belongs to the following categories:

  • Lifestyle & Human Interest
  • Documentary

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