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Classical Notes: April 16, 2007 Archive

A little Bull at the Movies

Posted at 8:56 PM on April 16, 2007 by John Birge
Filed under: The blog

Among the 80 films to be screened at the 25th annual Mpls/St. Paul International Film Festival are two titles of interest to classical music lovers.

"Among the Thorns" is an intriguing animated story (ages 5 and up) about a magic horn at summer music camp.

"Ole Bull - The Titan" is a drama about the famous Norwegian violinist whose statue stands in Loring Park in downtown Minneapolis. "Ole Bull was Norway’s first superstar. His bath water was sold in perfume bottles to his fans..."