Christian Thielemann in conversation with Eva-Maria Tomasi (17 min.)
An entire evening of Verdi with the Berliner Philharmoniker: If you exclude performances of the Requiem, this is a rare treat. The last time it occurred, Claudio Abbado performed highlights from Verdi’s operas for the New Year’s Eve concert in 2000. In December 2012 Christian Thielemann also devoted a full concert programme to the composer, although his focus was more on hidden treasures. . Christian Thielemann and Eva-Maria Tomasi talk about the evening of Verdi.