Concert

Claudio Abbado conducts Prometheus: Musical Variations on a Myth — With Martha Argerich and the Berliner Philharmoniker

Works by Beethoven, Liszt, Scriabin and Nono

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Cast

Ingrid Ade-Jesemann — Soprano
Monika Bair-Ivenz — Soprano
Ulrike Krumbiegel — Speaker
Matthias Schadock — Speaker
Martha Argerich — Pianist
Berliner Singakademie
Solistenchor Freiburg
Claudio Abbado — Conductor

Program notes

For millennia, the mythological figure of Prometheus—who stole fire from the gods to give it to man—has fascinated artists of all stripes. In 1993, Claudio Abbado’s led the Berlin Philharmonic in Prometeo, a highly unusual and fascinating concert program exploring some of the brilliant musical interpretations of the ancient myth. 

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Directed by:
Christopher Swann
Venue: Berlin Philharmonie (Berlin, Germany)
Production date: 1993
Duration: 56 min
Production: © brilliant mediaGmbH, Videal Sony Classical GmbH, Hamburg
Resolution: Full HD