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Berliner Philharmoniker & Sir Simon Rattle with Joaquín Achúcarro

Joaquín Achúcarro piano
Berliner Philharmoniker (Nights in the Gardens of Spain)
Sir Simon Rattle (Nights in the Gardens of Spain)

The internationally renowned pianist Joaquín Achúcarro has been described as ‘the consummate artist’ and ‘the leading pianist from Spain’; he has won plaudits and prizes around the world. In 2000 he was named ‘Artist for Peace’ by UNESCO in recognition of his extraordinary artistic achievements. This DVD presents an evocative recital of Spanish-inspired music, given by Achúcarro in Madrid, and a striking performance of Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle, recorded in Berlin.


Manuel de Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain, En el Generalife, Danza lejana, En los jardines de la Sierra de Cordoba Recital at the Teatro Real in Madrid – ‘Falla and Friends’, with Isaac Albéniz: Navarra; Claude Debussy: La Puerta del Vino ; Enrique Granados: Quejas ó La maja y el ruiseñor; Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit: Ondine, Le Gibet, Scarbo ; Valses nobles et sentimentales : Modéré; Assez lent, Modéré, Assez animé, Presque lent, Vif, Moins vif, Epilogue: lent; Claude Debussy: La Soirée dans Grenade; Manuel de Falla: Hommage – « Pour le tombeau de Claude Debussy », Fantasía baetica; Alexander Scriabin: Nocturne

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Picture format
NTSC 16:9
Sound format
PCM Stereo
Total running time
102 mins
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English, French, German
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