EUROPAKONZERT 2005 from Budapest
For the EUROPAKONZERT 2005 the Berliner Philharmoniker and conductor Simon Rattle joined forces with world-renowned violinist Leonidas Kavakos.
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On 1st of May 2005 the Berliner Philharmoniker gave their fifteenth EUROPAKONZERT at the impressive Hungarian State Opera in Budapest. The concert program featured Bartók’s "Second Violin Concerto" performed by the Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos, who is widely regarded as one of the most exciting musicians of his generation. The concert opened with Berlioz’s overture "Le Corsaire", the second half of the program comprised Stravinsky’s "Firebird", the spectacular orchestral piece inspired by folk music of the composer’s native Russia.
Original title EUROPAKONZERT 2005 from Budapest
Genre Orchestral Music
Recording location State Opera House, Budapest
Recording date 1 May 2005
Production year 2005
Duration 103 mins
Video format NTSC – 16:9
Audio format PCM Stereo, DD 5.1, DTS 5.1
Production Company EuroArts Music International
Co-Production Company Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg; NHK, Jpan; CCTV, China; MTV, Hungary
Director Bob Coles
Composer Hector Berlioz, Béla Bartók, Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra / Band Berliner Philharmoniker
Conductor Sir Simon Rattle
Soloist Leonidas Kavakos, violin
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