Live HD recording: Salle Métropole (Lausanne), 10/2012 & 05/2013
For the past 15 years, the destiny of Christian Zacharias has been linked to that of the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, of which he is currently Principal Conductor and Artistic Director from 2000 to 2013. This has resulted in invitations to the most prestigious venues and numerous recordings. Christian Zacharias’s career has been crowned with numerous distinctions: he was named Artist of the Year at Cannes MIDEM in 2007 and received the rank of Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters in 2010.
In these 2-DVD edition is a wonderful version of the 5 piano concertos by Beethoven with Lausanne Chamber Orchestra filmed in the Salle Métropole in Lausanne.
BONUS: “From B for Beethoven to Z for Zacharias” (52 min.).
Portrait of pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias: chatty and sparkling with intelligence, the charismatic maestro reveals himself as never before in this bonus documentary.
Running time: 245 min. (concerts: 193 min. & bonus: 52 min.)
Booklet: FR / ENGL
2 DVD9, colour, 16/9, NTSC
Sound: PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles (bonus) : ENGL