Rattle Rings in the New Year with Anne-Sophie Mutter
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Terrence McKnight hosts the first episode of an exclusive 12-part series, The Berlin Philharmonic in Concert, featuring live recordings of performances from their concert hall.
The two-hour program kicks off with selections from the ensemble's New Year's Eve concert, a mostly French-themed affair of orchestral works from operas and ballets. Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter joined the philharmonic led by music director Simon Rattle.
The second half of the program features Rattle conducting the orchestra in a masterpiece of the symphonic repertoire, Mozart's Jupiter Symphony.
Chabrier: Overture to L'Étoile
Saint-Saëns: Introduction et Rondo capriccioso for violin and orchestra in A minor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, Violin
Massenet: Pieces for orchestra from Le Cid
Poulenc: Les Biches, Ballet Suite
Ravel: La Valse
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor
Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C major