Juan Diego Flórez joined some of his most renowned colleagues to raise awareness and funds for his charity Sinfonia por el Perú, which helps children in need in Perú through music, in a wonderful Gala at the Wiener Staatsoper, featuring singers Vittorio Grigolo, Valentina Nafornita, Luca Pisaroni, Ildar Abdrazakov and many others. Harmonia Symphony Orchestra, created with young musicians coming from Peru, Colombia,Turkey, South Africa and other countries joined the musicians from the Vienna Philharmonic, conducted by Andriy Yurkevych.
DIRECTOR Agnes Méth
PRODUCERS Sintonía Media, EuroArts Music and ORFIII
Live transmission and HD recording with stereo and 5.1 sound
Berliner Philharmoniker · Sir Simon Rattle conductor
Leonidas Kavakos violin
Gioachino Rossini: Overture to Semiramide
Jean Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97, “Rhenish”
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