Beethoven 9 x 9th Symphony
In celebration of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, we offer a nine DVD box set featuring nine legendary performances of this masterpiece.
Beethoven 9 x 9th Symphony - 3D Packshot © EuroArts Music International
Beethoven 9 x 9th Symphony - Herbert von Karajan conducting Beethoven's 9th symphony © EuroArts Music International
Is there a more iconic work than Beethoven’s 9th Symphony? Composed between 1822 and 1824, it is one of the most performed symphonies in the world and many critics regard it as Beethoven’s greatest work. In celebration of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, we offer a nine DVD box set featuring nine legendary performances of this masterpiece, including much-lauded recordings such as Leonard Bernstein’s “Ode to Freedom” concert in celebration of the Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the Berliner Philharmoniker’s Europakonzert 2000 under the baton of Claudio Abbado.
DVD 1: Jascha Horenstein, RTF National Orchestra (1963)
DVD 2: Otto Klemperer, New Philharmonic Orchestra (1964)
DVD 3: Herbert von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker (1977)
DVD 4: Leonard Bernstein, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Members of Staatskapelle Dresden, Orchestra of the Kirov Theatre, London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris (1989 “Ode to Freedom”)
DVD 5: Michael Gielen, SWR Sinfonieorchester (1999)
DVD 6: Claudio Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker (2000)
DVD 7: Daniel Barenboim, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (2006)
DVD 8: Zubin Mehta, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (2014)
DVD 9: Fabio Luisi, Danish National Symphony Orchestra (2019)
Original title Beethoven 9 x 9th Symphony
Genre Classical Music
Production year 1963-2019
Video format NTSC 16:9 & 4:3
Audio format PCM Stereo
Distribution DVD EuroArts Music International GmbH
Musical style Orchestral music
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven
English title of music work Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125
Conductor Jascha Horenstein, Otto Klemperer, Herbert von Karajan, Leonard Bernstein, Michael Gielen, Claudio Abbado, Zubin Mehta, Fabio Luisi
Orchestra / Band RTF National Orchestra, New Philharmonic Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Orchestra of the Kirov Theatre, London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris , SWR Sinfonieorchester, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Choir Members of Staatskapelle Dresden
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