A brand new 80-minute documentary/film, on DVD for the first time.
A must-have product for anyone with more than a passing interest in one of the greatest conductors of all time.
Never-before-seen film footage and archival material depicting the musical legacy of Herbert von Karajan.
A behind the scenes look at Karajan’s work in the recording studio and a multifaceted portrait of the conductor and his musical vision.
Excerpts from privately recorded phone conversations between Karajan and his sound engineer Günter Hermanns selected exclusively for this documentary.
Interviews with important colleagues and collaborators of Karajan: Anne-Sophie Mutter, Peter Alward, David Bell, Brigitte Fassbaender, Eberhard Finke, Wolfgang Gülich, Hans Hirsch, Klaus König, Krzysztof Polonek, Ernst Poppel, Godehard Pruin, Klaus Stoll, Peter Uehling, Hans Weber and Andrew Wedman.
A production of the team behind the internationally successful film Traces to Nowhere – The Conductor Carlos Kleiber, from the multi-award-winning director Eric Schulz (including the ECHO Klassik 2011, Gramophone Award, and International Classical Music Award)
Subtitles: German / English / French / Spanish / Chinese / Japanese / Korean