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This impressive four-disc set features four documentaries that revolve around the lives and careers of four of history’s finest conductors. The first is I Am Lost to the World, a documentary about Carlos Kleiber, that includes several musical excerpts conducted by Kleiber. The second is Journey of a Lifetime, which focuses on Sir Georg Solti. The film includes interviews with Valerie Solti, Valery Gergiev, and more. Larger Than Life revolves around Leonard Bernstein, and includes interviews with his children and other music giants like Stephen Sondheim and Gustavo Dudamel. Finally, Maestro for the Screen, is about the life of Herbert von Karajan and shows the fascinating development of Karajans language for filming orchestral productions and starts with the very first concert production in 1957 in Japan, followed by the impressive cooperation with director Henri Georges Clouzot in 1965 to Karajans own film company Telemondial.
Four documentaries about some of the greatest conductors of all time: Herbert von Karajan, Sir Georg Solti, Leonard Bernstein and Carlos Kleiber. Available on Blu-ray for the first time.
BD 1: Carlos Kleiber - I am Lost to the World
BD 2: Sir Georg Solti - Journey of a Lifetime + Solti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
BD 3: Leonard Bernstein - Larger Than Life (prizewinning Documentary)
BD 4: Herbert von Karajan - Maestro for the Screen + Karajan conducts Berliner Philharmoniker
Sound format: PCM 2.0
- English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese (BD 1)
- English, German, French, Spanish, Korean (BD 2)
- English, German, French, Korean, Japanese (BD 3)
- English, German, French, Spanish, Korean, Japanese (BD 4)
Booklet: English, German, French