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  • Conclusion of the Sibelius cycle with Simon Rattle
    07/02/2015

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 5 in E flat major (33:12)

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 6 in D minor & Symphony No. 7 in C major (50:47)

    Conclusion of the Sibelius cycle with Simon Rattle View concert details
  • A Sibelius evening with Simon Rattle and Leonidas Kavakos
    06/02/2015

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Leonidas Kavakos

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 3 in C major (00:31:18)

    • Jean Sibelius
      Violin Concerto in D minor (00:38:59)

      Leonidas Kavakos Violin

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
      Gavotte en Rondeau from Partita E major, BWV 1006 (00:04:50)

      Leonidas Kavakos violin

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 4 in A minor (00:41:41)

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  • Simon Rattle conducts Sibelius’s Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2
    05/02/2015

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 1 in E minor (00:40:36)

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 2 in D major (00:48:59)

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      Simon Rattle in conversation with Vesa Siren (01:01:33)

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  • Simon Rattle conducts Mahler’s Second Symphony
    31/01/2015

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Kate Royal, Magdalena Kožená, Rundfunkchor Berlin

    • Helmut Lachenmann
      Tableau for orchestra (15:37)

    • Gustav Mahler
      Symphony No. 2 in C minor Resurrection (01:33:29)

      Kate Royal Soprano, Magdalena Kožená Mezzo-Soprano, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

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  • Violins of Hope
    27/01/2015
    Concert on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

    Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

    Sir Simon Rattle, Guy Braunstein, Zvi Plesser, Duncan Ward

    • Speech by the German Federal Foreign Minister, Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier (00:07:33)

    • Gustav Mahler
      Adagietto from the Symphony No. 5 (00:10:45)

      Sir Simon Rattle Conductor

    • Ulrich Matthes speaks about the “Violins of Hope” (00:08:00)

    • Joseph Achron
      Hebrew Melody (arr. for harp and string ensemble by Ohad Ben-Ari) (00:06:30)

      Guy Braunstein Violin

    • Max Bruch
      Kol Nidrei (arr. for harp, cello and string ensemble by Ohad Ben-Ari) (00:11:59)

      Zvi Plesser Cello

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
      Violin Concerto in A minor BWV 1041 (2nd Movement) (00:07:41)

      Guy Braunstein Violin

    • Samuel Adler
      Elegy for string orchestra (00:08:05)

      Duncan Ward Conductor

    • Ulrich Matthes reads from the memoirs of Eli Wiesel (00:08:10)

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Romance No. 2 in F major (arr. for violin and string ensemble by Ohad Ben-Ari) (00:09:22)

      Guy Braunstein Violin

    • Anonymus
      Avinu, Malkenu for violin, cello and strings (00:06:16)

      Guy Braunstein Violin, Zvi Plesser Cello

    • Ulrich Matthes reads from the memoirs of Henry Meyer (00:05:20)

    • Ohad Ben-Ari
      Violins of Hope for violin, cello and string ensemble Première (00:28:22)

      Zvi Plesser Cello, Guy Braunstein Violin, Duncan Ward Conductor

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      Amnon Weinstein on the Violins of Hope (00:16:39)

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  • Christian Thielemann conducts Brahms’s “Deutsches Requiem”
    24/01/2015

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Christian Thielemann

    Siobhan Stagg, Christian Gerhaher, Rundfunkchor Berlin

    • Johannes Brahms
      A German Requiem (01:25:08)

      Siobhan Stagg Soprano, Christian Gerhaher Baritone, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Gijs Leenaars Chorus Master

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      Christian Gerhaher, Gijs Leenaars and Christian Thielemann about Brahms’s “Deutsches Requiem” (21:00)

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  • Christian Thielemann conducts Beethoven’s “Eroica”
    17/01/2015

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Christian Thielemann

    • Franz Liszt
      Orpheus, Symphonic Poem No. 4 (13:17)

    • Hans Werner Henze
      Sebastian im Traum for large orchestra (20:42)

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Eroica (56:09)

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      Christian Thielemann in conversation with Amadeus Heutling (27:05)

    Christian Thielemann conducts Beethoven’s “Eroica” View concert details
  • Herbert Blomstedt conducts Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony
    10/01/2015

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Herbert Blomstedt

    • Anton Bruckner
      Symphony No. 8 in C minor (Haas edition) (1:28:37)

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      Herbert Blomstedt about Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony (27:01)

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  • New Year’s Eve Concert with Simon Rattle and Menahem Pressler
    31/12/2014

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Menahem Pressler

    • Jean-Philippe Rameau
      Suite from Les Indes galantes (00:14:40)

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Piano Concerto in A major K. 488 (00:31:26)

      Menahem Pressler Piano

    • Antonín Dvořák
      Slavonic Dances (Selection) (00:08:57)

    • Zoltán Kodály
      Háry János Suite (Excerpts) (00:20:39)

      Luigi Gaggero cimbalom

    • Johannes Brahms
      Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor (00:05:12)

    • Aram Khachaturian
      From the Gayane Suite No. 1: No. 8 Lezginka (00:05:09)

    New Year’s Eve Concert with Simon Rattle and Menahem Pressler View concert details
  • Simon Rattle and Yefim Bronfman
    20/12/2014

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Yefim Bronfman

    • Richard Wagner
      Prelude to Act I from Tristan und Isolde (00:13:51)

    • Jörg Widmann
      New Work for piano and orchestra Première (00:23:26)

      Yefim Bronfman Piano

    • Jean Sibelius
      The Swan of Tuonela from the Lemminkäinen Suite (00:11:29)

      Dominik Wollenweber Cor Anglais, Bruno Delepelaire Cello

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 5 in E flat major (00:36:28)

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      Jörg Widmann in conversation with Dominik Wollenweber (00:17:04)

    Simon Rattle and Yefim Bronfman View concert details