Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink and the Berliner Philharmoniker meet at this year’s Easter Festival in Baden-Baden. Haitink is regarded as an authority, especially on the music of Beethoven. In this production he conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, the “Pastoral”. For the Violin Concerto multi-awarded Isabelle Faust takes to the stage with him. Since her recordings with Claudio Abbado, she is the first choice when it comes to this masterpiece.
Cast: Berliner Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink, Isabelle Faust, violin
Repertoire: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F Major "Pastorale", Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Director: Torben Schmidt-Jacobsen
Produced by EuroArts Music in co-production with SWR
Length: approx. 90’ • HD
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Every year since 1991 the Berliner Philharmoniker have given a concert on May 1st in a different European city to commemorate the anniversary of the orchestra’s founding in 1882 and to celebrate the common heritage of the Old World. In 2015 the Europakonzert takes place for the second time after 2004 in Athens.
Length: approx. 90’
TV Director: Henning Kasten
Produced by EuroArts Music in coproduction with rbb, NHK & CCTV