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Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic under the stars on

Again this summer, – enjoying its fifth anniversary this year – enables music lovers from around the world to join Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic under the stars as they perform the orchestra’s annual concert at Waldbühne, one of Europe’s most beautiful amphitheaters. Available for viewing at 2:00 p.m. EST on June 23, the concert will feature Rattle and his Berliners teaming with the great violinist Christian Tetzlaff for Mendelssohn’s ever-popular Violin Concerto, and performing Beethoven’s “Choral” Symphony No. 9 with the Berlin Radio Choir and soloists Camilla Tilling, Nathalie Stutzmann, Joseph Kaiser and Dimitry Ivashchenko.
Every year, the Berlin Philharmonic performs for more than 20,000 people in the beautiful environs of Waldbühne, making this annual summer concert one of the most popular classical events in the world. Highlights of past webcasts from Waldbühne with Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic – still available for viewing – include the 2009 all-Russian concert starring pianist Yefim Bronfman, the 2007 concert with pianist Stephen Hough playing Rachmaninoff and the 2005 concert of French repertoire with the piano duo of Katia and Marielle Labèque. There are also exciting Waldbühne concerts in the archive featuring Plácido Domingo, Mariss Jansons and Seiji Ozawa, among others.
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Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic on
June 23, 2013: 2:00 p.m. EST
Berlin, Germany: Waldbühne
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 – “Choral”
Christian Tetzlaff, violin; Camilla Tilling, soprano; Nathalie Stutzmann, contralto; Joseph Kaiser, tenor; Dimitry Ivashchenko, bass; Berlin Radio Choir; Berlin Philharmonic; Simon Rattle, conductor
Produced by’: EuroArts Music in co-production with RBB, NHK, SMG
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