Director: Cristina Cassidy
Category: Documentary Feature
Runtime: 74 minutes
Synopsis: Concerto is a documentary about two talented and accomplished brothers who were raised by a brilliant but highly disturbed father. It provides a rare glimpse into the lives of two artists as they look back on the ghosts of their past, and highlights the struggles that young, gifted children must often endure at the hands of demanding parents.
Christopher Rex is the principal cellist of the Atlanta Symphony, Artistic Director of the world-renowned Amelia Island Chamber Orchestra Festival, and the Principal Cello Chair at Mercer College, in Macon, Georgia. Charles Gordon Rex, Jr., is a first violinist with the New York Philharmonic, and performs as a soloist with orchestras across the country.
The documentary includes interviews with family, friends and musicians, including renowned musical director Zubin Mehta and world-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and friends and family of the Rex brothers.
SHOWING: October 21, 2018 @ 12:00 PM
The Ridgefield Playhouse
Q&A with Filmmaker Cristina Cassidy and Charles Rex (possibly Christopher Rex)