The documentary by C Major Entertainment “The Animated Story of Jenny Lind”, in which Thomas Hampson is the narrator, has won this year’s Golden Prague Fesitval’s Performing Arts Prize, one of the world’s most prestigious and acclaimed Performing Arts festival for TV and film, with opera, dance, concerts and documentaries from all over the world. It is also on the Shortlist of potential winners of the Prix Italia.

“The Animated Story of Jenny Lind” is a step into an animated era and a sensational music story. As a teenager, Jenny Lind became an international icon. Adored by Chopin and Clara Schumann, best friends with Queen Victoria of England, and in close relationship with the composer Felix Mendelssohn, the young singer made opera popular all over the world. With award winning soprano Malin Byström and Evan Rogister conducting The Swedish Radio Symphony orchestra, this documentary features young talent Annie Ternström and Thomas Hampson as the inspired narrator, with animations by the acclaimed Jessica Laurén.

 

 

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In song, you have one of the most amazing diaries of any generation’s culture at a given time.

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