Leonard Bernstein in Salzau offers a lively and fascinating inside look at the professional world of young conductors and orchestral musicians in three one-hour-long programmes. It also portrays one of the greatest conductors of the 20th century, Leonard Bernstein, shown at work with young musicians. ‘I am trying to do something for Europe that Europe actually did for me. I had promised myself to found another Tanglewood here’ (Leonard Bernstein). ‘If a piece of art is something designed with many facets and perspectives, then this three-piece is a piece of art’ (FAZ).
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DVD 1 - The Birth of an Orchestra
DVD 2 - Orchestral Work with the Rite of the Spring
DVD 3 - International Conductors’ Competition and Master Course
BONUS - Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, Justus Frantz (piano), Wiener Philharmoniker, Leonard Bernstein