Steinway and Sons

Richter the Enigma

by Bruno Monsaingeon, Arte, 1998

Part 1/2 (DVD Face 1)

Part 2/2 (DVD Face 2)

Richter in Tours

by Johannes Schaaf

This is a documentary made by the German filmmaker Johannes Schaaf, portraying Richter at his annual summer concerts at the Grange de Meslay, in the Touraine, France. It’s in German language and the length is 35 min.

In some respects, and for the comparatively short length, I find this movie more revealing and emotionally insightful than the long documentary made by Bruno Monsaingeon. I have watched it over and over again and it seems to talk to me …


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