02 Jun 2011

Sir Simon Rattle on the Berliner Philharmoniker’s 2011/2012 season (11 min.)

Our video documents the annual press conference of the Berliner Philharmoniker in 2011, with chief conductor Sir Simon Rattle presenting the upcoming season. From August 2011, he himself continued his Mahler cycle which he had started in the 2010/2011 season, and he also had two opera highlights in the programme: a concert performance of Carmen with Magdalena Kožená and Jonas Kaufmann, and Wagner’s Die Walküre. Murray Perahia, that season’s Pianist in Residence with the Berliner Philharmoniker, was only one of many leading in-strumentalists to be appearing, and he was joining Simon Rattle to perform Schumann’s Piano Concerto.

The concert