Program

Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould

June 9, 2011

An enigmatic musical poet, world-renowned pianist Glenn Gould continues to captivate years after his untimely death in 1982. His complex recording technologies, including overdubbing, were unprecedented and his inimitable music and writing reveal a world view that we are still unraveling. This look at his life weaves together never-before-seen footage of Gould, excerpts from his private home recordings and diaries, plus personal interviews with Gould's most intimate friends and lovers to reconstruct his thoughts on music, art, society, love, and life.