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concert Sir Simon Rattle conducts Rameau, Mozart, Chopin, Dvořák, Kodály, Brahms, and Khatchaturian — With Menahem Pressler Berliner Philharmoniker

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Sir Simon Rattle conducts Rameau, Mozart, Chopin, Dvořák, Kodály, Brahms, and Khatchaturian — With Menahem Pressler Berliner Philharmoniker

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Marvel at the subtlety and artistic sensitivity of legendary pianist Menahem Pressler at the sublime 2014 Gala from Berlin, the Berliner Philharmoniker's marquee winter event! This invigorating concert, conducted with great flair by Sir Simon Rattle, kicks off with the irresistible orchestral suite from Rameau's Les Indes Galantes, a perfect first note in a program that leads us from the Baroque period all the way through to the twentieth century.

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Program

  • Jean-Philippe Rameau, Suite "Les Indes Galantes"
    • Air pour les Esclaves Africains
    • Contredanse
    • Adoration du Soleil
    • Air pour les sauvages
    • Chaconne
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488
    • 1. Allegro
    • 2. Adagio
    • 3. Allegro assai
  • Frédéric Chopin, Nocturne No. 20 in C-sharp Minor, Op. Posth.
  • Antonín Dvořák, Slavonic Dances, Op. 46
    • No. 2 in E Minor (Dumka)
    • No. 7 in C Major (Skočná)
  • Zoltán Kodály, Háry János Suite
    • 1. Prelude; the Fairy Tale Begins
    • 2. Viennese Musical Clock
    • 3. Song
    • 4. The Battle and Defeat of Napoleon
    • 5. Intermezzo
    • 6. Entrance of the Emperor and His Court
  • Johannes Brahms, Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G Minor
  • Nina Anisimova / Aram Khachaturian, Gayaneh
    • Lezginka

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Henning Kasten
  • Venue: Berlin Philharmonie (Berlin, Germany)
  • Production date: 2014
  • Production: EuroArts
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