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In Rehearsal (SD on Blu-ray)

English Baroque Soloists | Alexander Toradze piano
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra London, Monteverdi Choir
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Valéry Gergiev, Mariss Jansons, Zubin Mehta, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Christoph von Dohnányi

More than 6 hours of standard DVD quality with non-compromised audio on one Blu-ray disc.

Experience six great conductors in this extensive collection of carefully selected rehearsals and one performance. Learn how these musical leaders work their visions into an extraordinary performance and see them up-close in an intimate rehearsal with the orchestra. Recorded between 1960 and 1997.

EPISODE 1 (59 mins)
Sir John Eliot Gardiner · Monteverdi Choir · English Baroque Soloists

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata, BWV 63 "Christen, ätzet diesen Tag"

A Spektrum TV / RM ARTS production in association with ZDF / ARTE. © 1999 Spektrum TV and RM ARTS.

EPISODE 2 (117 mins)
Valéry Gergiev · Alexander Toradze · Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

Sergei Prokofiev: Scythian Suite, Op. 20
Igor Stravinsky: Fireworks for Orchestra, Op. 4; Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments
Claude Debussy: The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian

A production of NPS-television The Netherlands in coproduction with RM ARTS and in association with ZDF / ARTE and Tele Bremen. © 1997 NPS.

EPISODE 3 (55 mins)
Mariss Jansons · Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Béla Bartók: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin

An NRK production in association with RM ARTS. © NRK 1997.

EPISODE 4 (55 mins)
Zubin Mehta · Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Richard Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche

A Tele Bremen / RM Arts production in association with ZDF / ARTE, Tel-Ad-Channel 2, Israel. © 1996 Tele Bremen / RM Arts.

EPISODE 5 (60 mins)
Esa-Pekka Salonen · Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Claude Debussy: La Mer

A Spektrum TV / RM Arts production in association with ZDF / ARTE / Sveriges Television. © Spektrum TV / RM Arts 1997.

EPISODE 6 (59 mins)
Christoph von Dohnányi · Philharmonia Orchestra London

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 88

A Spektrum TV / RM ARTS Production in association with ZDF / ARTE. © 1998 Spektrum TV and RM ARTS.

Facts Blu-ray

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Region code
All (A1/B2/C3)
Picture format
SD on Blu-ray 16:9 & 4:3
Sound format
PCM Mono
PCM Stereo
Total running time
371 mins
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