English. Subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
Silveroaks Farm, Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex, U.K. : Opus Arte, c2004.
1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Bonus feature: complete, stand-alone performance of the symphony.
Progam notes in English, French and German in container.
Writer, Nick Dear; director, Simon Cellan Jones; producer, Liza Marshall.
Ian Hart (Beethoven) ; Tim Pigott-Smith (Count Dietrichstein) ; Jack Davenport (Prince Lobkowitz) ; Fenella Woolgar (Marie, Princess Lobkowitz) ; Claire Skinner (Josephine) ; Lucy Akhurst (Therese) ; Frank Finlay (Haydn) ; Leo Bill (Reis [i.e., Ries]) ; music performed by the Orchestre révolutionnaire et romantique ; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor.
Produced for BBC Television, 2003.
Period-drama depiction of the private, first performance of Beethoven's "Eroica" symphony at the Lobkowitz Palace in 1805, the momentous musical event that prompted composer Joseph Haydn to remark "Everything is different from today."
DVD-9; soundtracks in DTS 5.1, LPCM stereo; aspect ratio16:9.