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20 Mar 2016

Manfred Honeck in conversation with Albrecht Mayer (14 min.)

The Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck, whose debut in 2013 left a strong impression on the orchestra, stood in at short notice for an indisposed Yannick Nézet-Séguin for a Berliner Philharmoniker concert at the Easter Festival at Baden-Baden. Honeck grew up in a musical family and gained orchestral experience as a violist with the Vienna Philharmonic before launching his successful career as a conductor. Together with the Philharmoniker's principal oboist Albrecht Mayer, the artist talks about the legends that surround the Tchaikovsky Symphony known as the “Pathétique”, and on working with the Berliner Philharmoniker.

The concert