Part of the 2017/18 season
Made to mark his 60th birthday, this 2015 BBC film charts a year in the life of Sir Simon Rattle, following him through a hectic schedule of rehearsals and performances around the globe as he talks candidly about his life and beliefs.
Archive footage explores his remarkable journey, from his early days with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the tender age of 22, through his dynamic leadership of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, to his post as Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Berlin Philharmonic.
# (UK, 2015) 55 mins
Presented by Barbican