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10 January 2021 München (Munich) (Germany)
Sissi in concert
Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ludwig Wicki - Philharmonie im Gasteig
Program Info: Anton Profes - Sissi
The original film from 1955 live with a large orchestra
The life story of Empress Elisabeth, better known as Sissi, has always fascinated generations. With her elaborate braided hairstyles and white floral decoration, she is still the ideal of beauty and a female icon. In Ernst Marischka's Austrian historical film she was embodied in a heartwarming manner by Romy Schneider. It is not surprising that the legendary actress, especially as Sissi today and then touched: Both women won millions of hearts, had to cope at a young age with great fame and fight their way off the public eye.
Ludwig Wicki and the Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra have the original film from 1955 now resurrected on a big screen. Against the magnificent backdrop of the Habsburg monarchy and accompanied by Anton Profes' yearning sounds, the young love of the incomparable Romy Schneider as Sissi and Karlheinz Böhm as gallant Emperor Franz Joseph I, contrary to parental principles and courtly rules ...
Music Director reconstructed and edited by dr. Paul Hertel with permission by the music publisher Josef Weinberger GmbH