Canadian soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian sets off on an emotional journey to her ancestral homeland of Armenia, where she performs traditional music against the backdrop of its ancient and mystical landscape. The highlight of her visit is her debut with the Armenian Philharmonic where she enthralls audiences, as she has all over the world, with the purity of her voice. The film gives the viewer the opportunity not only to hear one of the great voices of our time but also to visit a part of the world whose mystical landscape provides a haunting backdrop for the music.
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