Martin Oei gives a special afternoon concert on a special grand piano. We get to see beautiful visualizations of his performance of two famous Sonatas, an Etude, a “Soiree” and a Love Song by his favorite composer Franz Liszt – visualizations that depict Liszt’s life journey. Liza Verboon, Jet Westbroek and Lamine Ndiaye created the unique film material, at Oei’s request, intended to appeal to a young audience as well. In the case of the Dante Sonata, this resulted in a film based on the surrealist painting the Garden of Delights by Hieronymus Bosch.
Martin also plays a ballad by Chopin, Liszt’s most famous contemporary. He closes with the Hungarian Rhapsody; at this, he shows the Tom & Jerry cartoon in which Tom plays this Rhapsody, while Jerry, as always, thwarts him quite a bit. But the sound we hear with the film comes from Martin’s grand piano.