Interviews
16 Jan 2016

Christian Thielemann in conversation with Albrecht Mayer (16 min.)

Since his debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker in 1996, Christian Thielemann has performed a fascinatingly wide-ranging repertoire with the orchestra, with music from the First Viennese School to the present day, including works by German, Austrian, Italian, Russian and French composers. Time to look back: To mark his concert programmes in January 2016, Thielemann – talking here to the Philharmoniker’s principal oboist Albrecht Mayer – gives a fascinating insight into the art of conducting, talks about the difference between opera and symphony orchestras, and about the joy of working together with the Berliner Philharmoniker.

The concert