Universe of Sound Bluray

Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the Philharmonia Orchestra in a unique performance of Holst's The Planets Suite, captured in High Definition by 37 cameras for touring installation

Universe of Sound Bluray


hilharmonia.co.uk/digital/installations/universe_of_sound">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 and, for Blu-Ray only, a picture-in-picture option that allows a simultaneous view of the conductor and orchestra in action.

Also available on DVD