Released to mark his 75th birthday, the 45-minute documentary is produced by the BR-KLASSIK channel and directed by Eckhart Querner. It features numerous stars of the classical music world paying tribute to Jansons, including Anne-Sophie Mutter, Mitsuko Uchida as well as tracing his career from youth in Riga to leading many of the world's greatest orchestras.
The film also contains extensive footage of a recent visit back to his homeland and Jansons recalling how he came to fall in love with the music of Beethoven as a boy.
The film can be watched online in German HERE.
Mariss Jansons wird am Sonntag 75! Heute gibt's um 22:30 im Bayerischen Fernsehen die Doku "Der Dirigent Mariss Jansons". Oder sofort hier: https://t.co/cn5Fj1k8yZ @BRSO pic.twitter.com/8ir4lBYIPB— BR_KLASSIK (@BR_KLASSIK) January 9, 2018