Simon Rattle conducts “Pictures at an Exhibition” at the 2007 New Year’s Eve Concert

On New Year’s Eve 2007, the Berliner Philharmoniker and Simon Rattle ushered in the new year with the finest of Russian music. In addition to famous highlights such as Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition and Alexander Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, there was also a new discovery: Borodin’s Second Symphony, a masterpiece which combines the power of Russian folk music with a lyrical magic that recalls the world of the fairy tale.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Sir Simon Rattle

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© 2007 EuroArts Music International



Sir Simon Rattle Chief conductor 2002–2018
Alexander Borodin composer
Modest Mussorgsky composer
Dmitri Shostakovich composer

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