Bach & Friends

Michael Lawrence

Manuel Barrueco joins Bobby McFerrin, Edgar Meyer, Philip Glass, Béla Fleck, Hilary Hahn, Chris Thile, Simone Dinnerstein, The Swingle Singers, John Bayless, Matt Haimovitz, Peter Schickele, Richard Stoltzman and the Emerson String Quartet in a new two-hour documentary on Johann Sebastian Bach - the most influential composer in history.

A wide array of terrific Bach players share their innermost thoughts and personal reflections on the power and genius of Bach’s music and perform his greatest masterpieces.

Please note that Manuel Barrueco appears for approximately 10 minutes in this film.

Disc 1: Two hour documentary. Subtitles: English, Spanish, German, Italian and Japanese. Color/116 min. Stereo - NTSC - All Regions - Not Rated

Disk 2: Bonus DVD including complete performances. Color/90 min. Stereo - NTSC - All Regions - Not Rated

Manuel Barrueco: A Gift and a Life

Michael Lawrence Films

A biographical documentary on the life of Manuel Barrueco, from his growing up in Castro's Cuba, to his emigrating to the US, to his Peabody years and his debut at Carnegie Hall.

Barrueco is a patrician, elegant exponent, technically superb, coloristically gifted, lyrical, self-effacing, but intensely musical and communicative.

Aaron Shearer: A Life with the Guitar

Michael Lawrence Films

An hour documentary celebrating the life and work of Aaron Shearer, featuring Manuel Barrueco.