A musical journey with the brass and percussion of the Berliner Philharmoniker

22 Nov 2020

Brass and percussionists of the Berliner Philharmoniker
Thomas Guggeis

Emmanuel Pahud

  • Stefan Dohr on the programme (5 min.)

  • Aaron Copland · Joan Tower
    Fanfare for the Common Man · Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman (6 min.)

  • Wen-Chung Chou
    Soliloquy of a Bhiksuni (7 min.)

  • André Jolivet
    Suite en concert for flute and four percussionists (18 min.)

    Emmanuel Pahud flute

  • Modest Mussorgsky
    Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. by Elgar Howarth) (34 min.)

The members of the Berliner Philharmoniker invite you on a musical journey from America and Russia to Asia with a delightful combination of brass instruments and percussion: Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man is answered by Joan Tower’s Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, and the meditations of a Chinese nun in Wen-Chung Chou’s Soliloquy of a Bhiksuni is contrasted with Mussorgsky’s powerful Pictures at an Exhibition.

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