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The 12 Cellists: The 40th Anniversary Concert

The 12 Cellists, Annette Dasch, Till Brönner

Since 1972 the 12 Cellists of the Berliner Philharmoniker have been a prominent institution in international musical life. Whether they’re playing classical music, jazz, tango or avant-garde, listeners around the world are invariably fascinated by the wide range of the unique and intoxicating timbres that these twelve cellos can produce. Their mixture of seriousness and humor, of depth and lightness, appeals to audiences of all ages. In this live recording from the Philharmonie Berlin, the 12 Cellists welcome Annette Dasch and Till Brönner. They perfom works by Piazzolla, Fauré, Legrand, Debussy, Ravel, Morricone, Ellington, to name only a few. Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker: Ludwig Quandt, Martin Löhr, Olaf Maninger , Richard Duven, Rachel Helleur, Christoph Igelbrink, Solène Kermarrec , Stephan Koncz, Martin Menking , David Riniker, Nikolaus Römisch, Dietmar Schwalke, Knut Weber. Also available: The 12 Cellists: Documentary, Progr. No.: 5930


Julius Klengel: Hymnus, Jean Françaix: Aubade, Astor Piazzolla: Suite del angel, Henri Bourtayre / Maurice Vandair: Fleur de Paris, Gabriel Fauré: Pavane op. 50, Vincent Baptiste Scotto: Sous les ponts de Paris, Michel Legrand: Une femme est une femme, Herman Hupfeld: As time goes by, Claude Debussy: L’âme évaporée, Les cloches (Annette Dasch, soprano), Maurice Ravel: Vocalise-Étude en forme de Habanera (Annette Dasch, soprano), Ennio Morricone: The man with the harmonica, Juan Tizol / Duke Ellington: Caravan, Astor Piazzolla: Fuga y misterio, Edith Piaf: La Vie en Rose, Wilhelm Kaiser-Lindemann: Bossa-Nova for 12, Thelonious Monk: Round Midnight (Till Brönner, trumpet), The Beatles: Yesterday


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Chamber Music
105 mins
Michael Beyer
A production of EuroArts Music International in co-production with Die 12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker & ZDF /Arte
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