pars media // films // No More Wunderkind - Sergei Nakariakov

Music Documentary, 60 min, 2004

Director(s): Jan Schmidt-Garre

Co-produced by BR and ARTE

Nominated at Classique en Images

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A portrait of Sergei Narkariakov, one of the world's greatest trumpet virtuosos and a former Soviet Union child prodigy. The mature Nakariakov's breathtaking virtuosity is contrasted with footage of the child whose lips are sore from practicing. According to Sergei, he "never was a wunderkind".