Jessye Norman: A Portrait (2005)

Genres - Culture & Society, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Nathan Southern

This release intercuts candid interviews with the classical soprano Jessye Norman (in which she expostulates on her personal life and professional experiences) and performance footage of Norman interpreting selections by Schubert, Strauss, Mozart and Wagner. The performances are delivered and shot in stylized studio settings designed exclusively for this documentary.



career-retrospective, concert-footage, musician, opera-singer