OTTO KLEMPERER - OTTO KLEMPERER’S LONG JOURNEY THROUGH HIS TIMES / KLEMPERER THE LAST CONCERT
Orchestra, Chorus: New Philharmonia
Conductor: Otto Klemperer
Director: Philo Bergstein
KLEMPERER THE LAST CONCERT features exclusive film material of rehearsals and the last concert Klemperer conducted on September 26, 1971 in London in a riveting new documentary Bregstein edited in 2015 that may count as Klemperer’s musical testament on film.
A special feature of this luxury set is a 180-page book (in English, French and German) with introductions by the director and his team, special contributions by renowned musicologists and a collection of rare photographs. Bonuses include the complete digitally remastered audio recording of the last concert on 2 CDs/2 Vinyl LPs (180gr) and two short but fascinating filmed interviews with Pierre Boulez and Ernst Bloch from 1972.