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Claudio Abbado and Maurizio Pollini perform Beethoven Choral Fantasy

Berliner Philharmoniker

Claudio Abbado and Maurizio Pollini perform Beethoven Choral Fantasy Berliner Philharmoniker

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That evening in 2001, two old friends had made a date with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra: the pianist Maurizio Pollini and the conductor Claudio Abbado, both from Milan, both active supporters of the music of their time and both exceptional musicians. Their paths have met many times, and each occasion has been remarkable.

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Program

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, Fantasy for Piano, Choir and Orchestra, Op. 80
    • 1. Adagio
    • 2. Finale
    • 3. Allegretto, ma non troppo – Presto
  • Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Symphony No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 52 "Hymn of Praise"
    • 1. Sinfonia : Maestoso con moto – Allegro – Maestoso con moto come I
    • Allegretto un poco agitato
    • Adagio religioso
    • 2. Cantate : Allegro moderato maestoso – Molto più vivo ma con fuoco
    • 3. Recitatif – Allegro moderato
    • 4. A tempo moderato
    • 5. Andante
    • 6. Allegro un poco agitato
    • 7. Allegro maestoso e molto vivace
    • 8. Choral : Andante con moto
    • 9. Andante sostenuto assai
    • 10. Schlusschor : Allegro non troppo

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Michael Beyer
  • Production date: 2002
  • Recording date: 2001
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min
  • Production: © EuroArts Music International
  • Available version(s): EN

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