Avi Avital takes us on a journey to the magical world of the mandolin. An exceptional artist, a unique instrument, and a passionate conversation about searching for musical roots.
Avital talks about his Moroccan-Jewish background, his fascination with the folklore and traditional music of different cultures, and how they interweave with the classical music heritage.
PREMIERE: 21/04/22 @ 20:00 CET | YouTube
A film by: Arth Pixels
The fifth film in the Contemporary Creators series is a meeting with an artist who, against all odds chose an instrument from outside of the canon of orchestral music and became one of the most sought-after concert soloists in the world. Avital's captivating personality combined with his vast musical knowledge and artistic wisdom will guarantee a journey full of interesting anecdotes and inspiration. It is also a reflection on how not to fall into conformism and what it means to be responsible as an artist.