This German-produced documentary slated for release on 19 October follows the violinist on a personal pilgrimage undertaken in 2016.
Hope revisits his roots and through his travels we learn of the forces that shaped him as a person and a musician, from his Jewish grandparents who fled Nazi Germany
This work is the centrepiece of Kyung Wha Chung’s recent release on Warner Classics, featuring music by Fauré, Franck and Debussy.
Read: Kyung Wha Chung: Beau Soir. Works by Fauré, Franck, Debussy [album review]
In this video, Spanish cellist Pablo Ferrández plays two cellos side by side: the 1696 ‘Lord Aylesford’ Stradivari which he has on loan from the Nippon Music Foundation and a 1694 Giuseppe Guarneri ‘filius Andreae’ from J A Beare in London.