TPDVD158 - Hail Bop! A Portrait of John Adams, DVD. He is the most performed composer of his generation. His operas Nixon in China and The Death of the Klinghoffer have been international hits, although not without a touch of scandal. This is an intimate portrait filmed over 12 months, of a great composer at work in his High Sierra log cabin and in rehearsal with soloists Emanuel Ax and Michael Collins.