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EUROPAKONZERT 2015 from Athens

Leonidas Kavakos violin
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle

The founding of the Berliner Philharmoniker on the first of May in 1882, is annually celebrated in an European city of cultural significance. In 2015 the EUROPAKONZERT takes place for the second time after 2004 in Athens, with Leonidas Kavakos joining the Berliner Philharmoniker for the Sibelius Violin Concerto and Bach’s “Largo” from Sonato No. 3. The concert was a smash hit, stunning the audience on site in Athens.The soloist on this recording, Leonidas Kavakos won the ECHO Klassik Award in 2013 as ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’.

Repertoire

Gioacchino Rossini, “Semiramide” Overture; Jean Sibelius, Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47; Johann Sebastian Bach, “Largo” from Sonata No.3 in C major, BWV 1005; Robert Schumann, Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 97 »Rhenish«

Facts DVD Blu-ray

Item number
2060898
UPC number
880242608987
Region code
0
Picture format
NTSC 16:9
Sound format
PCM Stereo
Dolby Digital 5.1
dts 5.1
Release
Total running time
90 mins
No. of discs
1
Recording
2015