An intimate, observational portrait of Musica Vitae, Sweden's premier chamber orchestra and their conductor, Peter Manning as they prepare to go on tour with returning hometown-girl and world-famous soprano, Lisa Larsson. Shot with a cinéma vérité methodology and inspired by such films as D.A. Pennebaker's Don't Look Back, this is a profile of an orchestra at work the likes of which has never been seen before. Written by
Rehearsals a kind of training, it's a kind of sparring session. And the main event happens continually through the performances, not as if it's set in stone. That has always been central to my vision. What happens at the moment...
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