09 Nov 2014

The Fall of the Berlin Wall – Memories of Sir Simon Rattle (1 min.)

On 9 November 2014, Sir Simon Rattle conducted a gala concert for the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The programme included Karol Szymanowski’s Stabat mater and Ludwig van Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. In this short video, Sir Simon tells of his memories of the day the wall opened.

The concert