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Also Known As: Berlin Philharmonic · BPO
The Berlin Philharmonic (German: Berliner Philharmoniker) is a German orchestra based in Berlin which is consistently ranked in the top handful of orchestras in the world, distinguished amongst peers for its virtuosity and compelling sound. It's current Principal Conductor is Kirill Petrenko
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New Year's Eve Concert 2018 - Berlin Philharmonic
The conductor of this New Year’s Eve concert is Daniel Barenboim, one of the Berliner Philharmoniker’s oldest friends. He also takes on the role of soloist in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 26 – a work o...
Simon Rattle Conducts “The Gospel According to the Other Mary”
The Berlin Philharmonic performed an opera-oratorio.
Waldbühne 2017 | Legends of the Rhine
For their annual season end concert, the Berliner Philharmoniker take the audience on a dreamy, magically journey through the river Rhine with Schumann’s beloved 3rd Symphony Rhenish. Pieces from Wagn...
Beethoven - Symphonies 1-9 (Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle)
Recordings of all the Beethoven symphonies with their chief conductor are always a milestone in the artistic work of the Berliner Philharmoniker. So it was with Herbert von Karajan and Claudio Abbado,...
Bach St. John Passion
Johann Sebastian Bach’s St John Passion with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle was one of the outstanding events of the past season. As before with the St Matthew Passion, star directo...
Ludwig van Beethoven - Abbado - Beethoven Symphonies
The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra 1 has a symphony no 1 in C major. The symphony no 2 is in the D major. The symphony is in E flat major. "Eroica" 4 is a symphony in the B flat major. The symphony is ...
Berliner Philharmoniker - The Singapore Concert
Recorded live at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Singapore, 22 & 23 November 2010 The orchestra presents Mahler's unique and breathtaking First Symphony and Rachmaninov's late Symphonic Dances. The ...
Brahms Dvorák - Violin Concerto Symphony No. 9 From the New World
This 2002 concert features Gil Shaham with the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Claudio Abbado in works by Beethoven, Brahms, Dvorak, and Verdi.
Bach St. Matthew Passion
Sir Simon Rattle was in no doubt: the performance of the St Matthew Passion which he realised together with the Berliner Philharmoniker and the Rundfunkchor Berlin in 2010 was for him “the single most...
Waldbühne 2010 | An Evening with Renée Fleming
Repertoire Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain; Antonín Dvořák: Song to the Moon from “Rusalka”, Op. 114; Aram Chatschaturjan: Adagio from “Spartacus”; Richard Strauss: Final Scene from “Capric...
Waldbühne 2009 | Russian Rhythms
Every year, the Berliner Philharmoniker hold a kind of classical-music fête with a bright, cheerful concert to end the season. In 2009 about 22,000 people had come together at the Berlin Waldbühne to ...
The Reich's Orchestra
The Berliner Philharmoniker celebrated their 125th anniversary in 2007. The years of National Socialism from 1933 to 1945 were the subject of a film by film director Enrique Snchez Lansch. The film wa...
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra - Waldbuhne 2006 - Thousand and One Nights
The Waldbühne in Berlin, one of the most appealing outdoor amphitheatres on the European continent, is the home of the Berliner Philharmoniker's summer concerts. With over 22.000 in attendance, they a...
Karajan: Beethoven - Symphonies 4, 5 & 6
Herbert von Karajan directs the Berlin Philharmonic in an Italiannate take of Beethoven's Fourth Symphony and an assured rendering of the Fifth, while the "Pastoral" Symphony, conceived and directed b...
Karajan: Beethoven - Symphonies 7, 8 & 9
Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in these 3 great Beethoven symphonies. Gundula Janowitz, Christa Ludwig, Jess Thomas and Walter Berry are featured vocal soloists with th...
Karajan: Beethoven - Symphonies 1, 2 & 3
This set was recorded in the late 1960s to early 1970s. Herbert von Karajan is widely acknowledged to be one of the finest conductors of the 20th century, and around 1970 he was at his peak.
Beethoven - Choral Fantasy and Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello & Piano
The music is not Beethoven's most familiar, but it is absolutely charming. The concerto is appealing in its melodic material and the intricate interactions among the soloists and orchestra. The Choral...
A Spanish Night - Domingo - Berliner Philharmoniker
There is a Spanish Night with Domingo, Sarah Chang, and Ana Maria Martinez.
Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 4 & 7
Claudio Abbado conducted Beethoven’s symphonies on many occasions in the Philharmonie in Berlin. But only at the end of his tenure as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker did he decide to gi...
Waldbühne Berlin: Russian Night
Seiji Ozawa conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in this 1993 performance at Berlin's Waldbuhne, an amphitheater tucked into a natural valley and modeled on a similar structure in the ancient Gr...
Vivaldi - The Four Seasons / Von Karajan, Mutter, Berlin Philharmonic
Famed conductor Herbert Von Karajan leads the Berlin Philharmonic in a performance of what may be Vivaldi's best-known composition -- "The Four Seasons" -- in this sparkling video. Recorded in 1987 at...
Abbado: The Silence that Follows the Music
Shot over a two-year period observing Abbado: a) Rossini, Overture to 'll Barbiere di Siviglia' b) Schubert, Symphony no. 2 B-Major, D. 125 c) Arnold Schonberg, Kammersinfonie no. 1 E-Major op. 9 ...
Beethoven: Triple Concerto And Choral Fantasy
Daniel Barenboim conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker in performances of Beethoven's 'Triple Concerto' and 'Choral Fantasy'. Itzhak Perlman and Yo-Yo Ma are joined by Carola Höhn, Katherina Kammerlohe...
Joint Concert in Tel Aviv
Some concerts are important simply as occasions: The “Joint Concert Tel Aviv” was a celebration of reconciliation, a performance shared by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the Israel Philharmonic...
Karajan: Beethoven: Symphony 1 & 8
The legendary Berlin Philharmonic conductor Herbert von Karajan is chronicled as he conducts two important classical pieces. Music director Von Karajan led the orchestra from 1956 until his death in 1...
Beethoven Symphony No. 9
Karajan's very best video Beethoven 9th Symphony, recorded December 31, 1977. The Quartet of vocal soloists and Chorus in IV are superb. This is much better than Karajan's 1968 Berlin Philharmonic Bee...
Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major - Mikhail Pletnev, Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker
The concert is dedicated to Beethoven. The programme includes the Piano Concerto No. The B-flat major has 2. The Russian pianist is known as the No symphony because of his dazzling technique. The 9 in...
Herbert von Karajan: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
The conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic is Herbert von Karajan. The B minor is called "Pathétique". The live recording was made in Vienna. Herbert von Karajan was the conductor of the Berlin Philharm...
A Verdi Gala from Berlin
Claudio Abbado conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in this gala New Year's Eve performance, organized to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi's death. Recorded in 2000, the program include...
Mahler Symphony No. 5 & Ades Asyla
The conductor of the Berliner symphony orchestra is Sir Simon rattle. The video can be used to show Simon Rattle's gestures, his fine control of the Berlin Philharmonic, and his precise playing in his...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem K. 626 - Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791) Betrachte dies mein Herz und frage mich – from Grabmusik, K42 [4:38] Laudate Dominum – from Vesperae solemnes de Confessore, K339 [6:12] Requiem in D minor, K 62...
Johann Sebastian Bach - St Matthew Passion - Berliner Philharmoniker, Simon Rattle
The performance of the St Matthew Passion with the Berliner Philharmoniker and the Rundfunkchor Berlin in 2010 was the most important thing we did here. Critics around the world agreed. The musical in...
Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 - Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker
The name of the symphony is symphony no. It is close in time since it was finished five months after the Seventh symphony. It is caught between the scale of the Seventh symphony and the scale of the N...
Johann Sebastian Bach - St John Passion - Berliner Philharmoniker, Simon Rattle
The performance of the St John Passion with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle was one of the highlights of the season. The spiritual and dramatic content of thePassion story was made ev...
Berlin Philharmonic European Concert 1998 Stockholm
The Vasa is a fully intact sailing ship from the 17th century and can be found in the Vasa Museum. The Vasa Museum has an exhibition hall where the ancient ship can be found. The 1998 European Concert...
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 - Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker
There is a symphony. 9 is the most famous piece. It's unusual length, addition of soloist and chorus, and choice of Ode to Joy all concurs to its fame. The ninth symphony is considered a big bang. The...
Bartok: Concerto for Violin - Gidon Kremer, Pierre Boulez
One of the world's leading violinists, Gidon Kremer, and one of the world's leading viola players, Yuri Bashmet, are featured in an all Bartk programme. Pierre Boulez is the conductor of the Berlin Ph...