9 actors who played a musician and displayed incredible commitment to the cause – Classic FM

7 June 2021, 17:05

9 actors who really committed to music roles
9 actors who really committed to music roles. Picture: Universal Pictures/Getty

By Maddy Shaw Roberts

When authenticity is the goal, and musical virtuosity, the result.

So dedicated were these actors to delivering an authentic performance, they took their musical training to a whole new level. From Adrien Brody’s journey to embodying a starving wartime pianist, to Russell Crowe’s frustrated relationship with the violin, here are the times actors added a new string to their bow, and some.

  1. Adrien Brody – The Pianist (2002)

    Brody’s approach