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125 Years Berliner Philharmoniker - A Jubilee Celebration

Daniel Barenboim piano | Gil Shaham violin | Emanuel Pahud flute | Marcus Roberts Trio
Berliner Philharmoniker
Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Mariss Jansons, Seiji Ozawa, Simon Rattle

This authoritative DVD collection, which chronicles the musical history of the Berlin Philharmonic in anticipation of their 125th anniversary in 2007, is now available on EuroArts. It features outstanding live recordings of recent performances and presents the conductors of the greatest significance for the orchestra today: Claudio Abbado, Simon Rattle, Seiji Ozawa, Daniel Barenboim and Mariss Jansons. The five discs in an exclusive digipack with slipcase show highlights of the world’s most famous orchestra - recorded live between 2001 and 2004. They come in a luxurious presentation and at an attractive price. The extensive booklet provides insightful essays, an overview of the ensemble’s history and photographic material from the orchestra’s archive. <script type="text/javascript">alert("Abbado");</script>
Since the early nineties EuroArts has invariably joined forces with the Berlin Philharmonic whenever the orchestra’s concerts were to be recorded for television and, more recently, for DVD. Central to their work together are three annual events in the orchestra’s calendar: the New Year’s Eve galas, the famous open-air concerts at the Waldbühne and the European Concerts, which are performed in a different European city each year. Five of these form part of this DVD Anniversary Box: the European Concerts from Istanbul, Palermo and Athens as well as a New Year's Eve Concert and one of the famous Waldbühne concerts – EuroArts congratulates the Berlin Philharmonic, an orchestra with a great past and an exciting future!

Repertoire

Ludwig van Beethoven: Overture to "Egmont"; Hector Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique; Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1, Piano Quartet No.1 (arr. A. Schoenberg), Violin Concerto; Antonín Dvořák: Symphony No.9 "From the New World"; George Gershwin: An American in Paris, Rhapsody in Blue, Concerto in F; Joseph Haydn: Symphony No.94 "Surprise"; Giuseppe Verdi: Overture to "I vespri siciliani"; W.A. Mozart: Flute Concerto No.2, K.314 and many more

Facts DVD

Item number
2000068
UPC number
880242000682
Region code
0
Picture format
NTSC 16:9
Sound format
PCM Stereo
Dolby Digital 5.1
dts 5.1
Release
Total running time
604 mins
Details running time
521 mins, 83 mins (Bonus)
Booklet notes
English, German, French
No. of discs
5
Bonus
Behind the Scenes Documentaries
Bonus subtitles
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian