Susan Froemke answered questions via email about the making of the documentary James Levine: America’s Maestro. “I knew that Maestro Levine was a genius musically. I saw it every time I filmed him rehearsing with his orchestra, working with a renowned singer or coaching a young artist. What I wasn’t aware of was his business acumen—something often lacking in artists.”
Music historian and biographer Kevin Bazzana shares stories from his research and insights into Gould’s reputation as a hermit and his true depth of character discovered while browsing the artist’s notes from his private life. This scene is an outtake from the DVD extras of Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould.