Universe of Sound DVD
September 2016 release
Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the Philharmonia Orchestra in a unique performance of Holst’s The Planets Suite, captured by 37 cameras for its touring installation, Universe of Sound
This immersive experience takes the viewer to the heart of the Philharmonia as it performs this much-loved work, using cameras placed in a multitude of positions and angles to create an extraordinary glimpse of the orchestra at work from within.
As well as The Planets, the filmed performances also includes a specially commissioned piece by UK composer Joby Talbot, Worlds, Stars, Systems, Infinity.
Additional features include a ‘Making of’ documentary feature, listening guide films for each planet, audio commentaries from conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and principal players of the Philharmonia.