A Queen’s Competition – Documentary by Michel Stockhem & Benoit Vlietinck

COMPOSERS: Various
LABELS: Enki/Cypres
PERFORMER: Gidon Kremer, Emanuel Ax and Mitsuko Uchida
CATALOGUE NO: CYP 1101

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The history of the QUEEN’S COMPETITION is also interesting for its archive footage, which includes the likes of Gidon Kremer, Emanuel Ax and Mitsuko Uchida in their youth.

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However, it’s one of the worst examples of DVD editing I’ve seen — the chapters don’t run on, but just stop, depositing the viewer unceremoniously back on to the menu screen, not mid-sentence, but (surely worse) mid-musical phrase.