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The World of the Wiener Philharmoniker

One season with the Vienna Philharmonic

Behing the scenes with the Wiener Philharmoniker.

For the first time the movie director Daniel Schmutzer has received the unique and wonderful opportunity to give a close-up and detailed account on the insides of the Wiener Philharmoniker. For one whole season, he received the permission to be part of every decision-making process, all the way to the actual performance. The result is a fascinating documentary giving the chance to dive into the working world of this world famous and renowned orchestra.

What does it take to become a Vienna Philharmonic? What are the motivations to become a Vienna Philharmonic? What are the emotions an individual philharmonic feels when he looks back at over 40 years of music? What is the Vienna Philharmonic secret to success? Interviews with all the musicians, conductors and the people in the background will give answers to these questions and much more. How does a tour organisation work? What are the necessary preparations an how does one make sure that everything has been taken care off?

Experience the full range, starting with the rehearsals all the way to the international concerts. Tokyo to New York, from the Salzburg pageants to the Wiener Staatsoper, you will receive complete accounts from behind the scenes in unseen detail. This film-documentary will provide insider information of the exciting, emotional and unique world, the world of Wiener Philharmoniker.

Movie directors : Daniel Schmutzer, Markus Seilern

Duration : 59 min
Production date : 2007
Production : © Seven Productions, Schmutzer Productions, ORF
Available version(s) : DE

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