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Tchaikovsky: 'The Creation of Genius' (2007)

Conductor Charles Hazlewood journeys to Russia in search of clues to uncover secrets to the enigmatic & masterful composer, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - (played by Ed Stoppard) - whose life has been heavily shrouded in mystery.

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Matthew Whiteman
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Credited cast:
Alice Glover Alice Glover ... Antonina Milyukova
William Mannering William Mannering ... Modest Tchaikovsky
Sam Marks ... Bob Davidov
Ed Stoppard ... Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Conductor Charles Hazlewood journeys to Russia in search of clues to uncover secrets to the enigmatic & masterful composer, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - (played by Ed Stoppard) - whose life has been heavily shrouded in mystery.

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27 January 2007 (UK) See more »

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Tchaikovsky: The Tragic Life of a Musical Genius See more »

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politics
20 October 2014 | by radioswastikaSee all my reviews

this movie was made for merely political reasons, to push the new ideology of Homosexualism by any means possible, never mind slandering Tchaikovsky and his life.

'Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer whose works included symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, chamber music, and a choral setting of the Russian Orthodox Divine Liturgy. Some of these are among the most popular theatrical music in the classical repertoire. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally, which he bolstered with appearances as a guest conductor later in his career in Europe and the United States. One of these appearances was at the inaugural concert of Carnegie Hall in New York City in 1891. Tchaikovsky was honored in 1884 by Emperor Alexander III, and awarded a lifetime pension in the late 1880s.'


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