Classical music
Orchestra

Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker

Part of Classical Season 2017/18

Sir Simon Rattle appears in the first of two concerts on his final tour as the Berlin Philharmonic's chief conductor.

They present two programmes which combine contemporary innovation with Romantic masterpieces.

In this concert a new work commissioned by the Orchestra from the Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen is followed by Bruckner’s valedictory Ninth Symphony, one of the composer’s most powerful and richly scored works.

Rattle likes to bring out the affinities between apparently disparate things...
The Telegraph

Performers

Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle conductor

Repertoire

Hans Abrahamsen: 3 Pieces for orchestra (UK premiere)
Bruckner: Symphony No.9 (with finale of Samale, Mazucca, Phillips & Cohrs)

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where

Royal Festival Hall

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need to know

There is no interval in this performance which ends at approx. 9pm