Claudio Abbado conducts Beethoven – With Mikhail Pletnev, Karita Mattila, Violeta Urmana, Thomas Moser,...
Europa Konzert 2000, Berlin
The prestigious Berliner Philharmoniker under the baton of Claudio Abbado for a concert dedicated to Beethoven.
Claudio Abbado conducts two emblematic works composed by Beethoven in the breathtaking Berliner Philharmonie concert hall. The Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19 with the Russian pianist Mikhail Pletnev whose dazzling technique adding to a delicate sensitivity merges instinct and intellectual rigour, and the Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 with the exceptional soloists Karita Mattila, Violeta Urmana, Thomas Moser and Eike Wilm Schulte.
Karita Mattila soprano
Violeta Urmana soprano
Thomas Moser tenor
Eike Wilm Schulte baritone
Claudio Abbado musical direction
Swedish Radio Choir
Eric Ericson Chamber Choir
Tonu Kaljuste chorus director
Movie director : Bob Coles
Duration : 01 h 37 min
Location : Berliner Philharmonie (Berlin, Germany)
Production date : 2000
Production : © EuroArts / VIDEAL/brilliant media