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Young Euro Classic 2018

Young Euro Classic 2018

Antonio Pappano conducting

Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden with Antonio Pappano

Productions 2018

Anna Prohaska, Aricie; Magdalena Kožená, Phèdre; Elsa Dreisig, Diane; Reinoud Van Mechelen, Hippolyte; Gyula Orendt, Thésée; Peter Rose, Pluto; Jupiter; Roman Trekel, Tisiphone
Freiburger Barockorchester, Staatsopernchor
Sir Simon Rattle, Martin Wright (choir)
The French Baroque opera Hippolyte et Aricie carries its audience away into a realm of wonders with magnificent dance and choir scenes and the greatest possible multitude of musical forms. Philippe Rameau, a French contemporary of Bach and Handel,…
Nacho Duato composed the one-act ballet White Darkness as a requiem for his sister. The result is a masterpiece which, according to critics, has reached heights…
Antonio Pappano together with the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden are presenting a symphonic work with particular relevance for Dresden: Rachmaninoff‘s Symphony No.…
It is the end of an era: Sir Simon Rattle’s tenure as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker ends after 16 years with this concert at the Waldbühne. Even if…
How can we describe the intimate connection between an instrument and its player? How can a piece of wood become „the love of my life“, as Frank Peter Zimmermann…
In this Baden-Baden concert, Simon Rattle presents a sonorous snapshot of the European music scene in the early 20th century. It includes Richard Strauss’s self…
An architectural gem is the venue for this European Concert: the Markgräfliches Opernhaus in Bayreuth, one of the few remaining original Baroque theatres, which was…

Productions 2017

In this pilot to a new series about the European musical heritage, soul musician Joy Denalane embarks on a journey to Austria to encounter the world of folk music.…
The same procedure as every year…but not quite. With a star guest such as Joyce DiDonato and a truly diverse and diverting programme selected by the very Sir Simon…
Over the course of 19 days, the best youth orchestras in the world led by great conductors and flanked by virtuoso soloists guaranteed exciting and inspiring concert…
Aterballetto is the principal producing and touring dance company in Italy. They are well-known for their ability to shift their style across a wide range of musical…
For the Easter Festival 2017 in Baden-Baden, Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker draw their inspiration from Tosca, the most well-known and also most…
The Europakonzert 2017 takes the Berliner Philharmoniker to one of the most mythical places in its history: Paphos, birthplace of Aphrodite. Soloist is Andreas…

Productions 2016

Before the champagne corks pop to celebrate the turn of the year 2016/2017, EuroArts Music captures Deutsche Grammophone artist Daniil Trifonov’s first-class virtuos…
The film Jaroussky sings Bach & Telemann is a portrait of a very special vocalist - and of two exceptional composers: When Philippe Jaroussky - whose angelic voice…
The French composer Maurice Ravel remains a source of inspiration for any choreographer. Artistic director and star choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and rising…
For the Concert in the Waldbühne 2016, the Berliner Philharmoniker are joined by Georgian violinist Lisa Batiashvili and Québécois conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin.…
The Europakonzert has brought the Berliner Philharmoniker to almost every major European city. In 2016, the orchestra chose a somewhat more remote location: Røros -…
Anoushka Shankar‘s father Ravi was a close personal friend of Yehudi Menuhin. For the 2016Menuhin hommage at the Konzerthaus Berlin, Anoushka honours this friendship…
Arrigo Boito's only finished and preserved opera, Mefistofele, recorded in Baden-Baden was praised by critics and loved by the audience - a very rare concurrence.…
On 22 April 2016, Yehudi Menuhin would have celebrated his 100st birthday. One of his most famous students - and one of his best friends - is violinist Daniel Hope.…
Young Euro Classic is the world’s most important platform for international young orchestra musicians in the European classical music tradition and for its…

Productions 2015

It is one of the highlights in the calendar of every classical music fan in Berlin - and beyond: On New Year‘s Eve, the Berliner Philharmoniker invite an exceptional…
On 12 September, Gianni Schicchi opened the LA Opera’s 2015/2016 season, which marks its 30th anniversary. The production by director Woody Allen first saw the light…
Known as the last dictatorship of Europe, you wouldn’t think Belarus would be home to some of the most ground breaking and provocative theatre productions currently…
A New Visual Language: Each movement of this concert was filmed in one long, continuous shot. The camera, hoisted on a thirteen-meter long crane, was able to reach…
"Lights, camera, action!", In this year’s concert in the Waldbühne, the traditional end of the season, the Berliner Philharmoniker will surround themselves with…
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…
Juan Diego Flórez joins some of his most renowned colleagues to raise awareness andfunds for his charity Sinfonia por el Perú, which helps children in need in Perú…
Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink and the Berliner Philharmoniker at the Easter Festival in Baden-Baden 2015. Haitink is regarded as an authority, especially on the…
Maurice Béjart’s compelling staging of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony has been enchanting audiences worldwide since its inception and its idea of universal brotherhood…
Waldbühne 2017 was the third time Gustavo Dudamel was guest conducting the Berliner Philharmoniker's annual season end concert at Waldbühne Berlin. Back in 2008, the…