... but it is very worth reading: Karajan and the trouble with utopia.
While reading this, I kept thinking of Somerset Maugham's line: "Perfection is a trifle dull."
But the last two sentences - "Karajan's utopia was something of a prison. He held the keys but used them far too infrequently." - reminded me of something C.S. Lewis wrote, that the door to Hell is locked from the inside.