The Maestro And His Festival
52 min. / Full HD / 5.1 Dolby Surround
"Karajan - the maestro and his Festival" is a documentary film about the creation and production of Richard Wagner’s opera "Die Walküre" in 1967 by Herbert von Karajan, his favourite stage designer Günther Schneider-Siemssen and the 2017 recreation of
his ground-breaking performance.
The film reveals the story of the foundation of Karajan’s personal festival and his passion, both for Wagner’s Ring and for building a historical monument together with Schneider-Siemssen. In 2017, the festival celebrated its 50th anniversary by recreating the legendary Walküre production of 1967.