The Met’s new 2016 production of Wagner’s ‘Tristan und Isolde’ was a grand musical statement that was hindered by its unfortunate high-tech staging.
The 2011 New Year’s Gala from the Berliner Philharmoniker features pieces based on dance and fantasy. Sir Simon Rattle with superb soloist Evgeny Kissin deliver musical masterpieces.
Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra perform three symphonic war horses to great effect in the magnificent Teatro Real Madrid.
Sir Simon Rattle leads the Berlin Philharmonic through a gala New Year’s Eve concert of 19th century Russian music. This superb concert video highlights a world class orchestra playing much-loved symphonic selections in a visually arresting setting.