Seymour: An Introduction, a film by Ethan Hawke. (trailer)

 Seymour: An Introduction.  Meet Seymour Bernstein: a virtuoso pianist, veteran New Yorker, and true original who gave up a successful concert career to teach music. From NPR about this film: , article written by Anastasia Tsioulcas: Anastasia Tsioulcas   Ethan Hawke might strike you as an unlikely guide to classical music. But in directing his first documentary, Seymour: An Introduction, he created an intriguing and ultimately profoundly moving tribute to a largely unknown artist, 86-year-old pianist Seymour Bernstein. A student of Clifford Curzon, Nadia Boulanger and Georges Enescu, Bernstein seemed in the 1950s and '60s to be a serious star ascendant. A 1954 New York Times preview mentioned him as a rising virtuoso in the same sentence as Leon Fleisher, Earl Wild and Jacob... read more
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Seymour: An Introduction, a film by Ethan Hawke.