The Berlin Philharmonic (German: Berliner Philharmoniker) is a German orchestra based in Berlin. It is traditionally ranked as being in the top handful of orchestras in the world, distinguished amongst peers for its virtuosic and compelling sound. The orchestra’s history has always been tied up with its chief conductors, many of whom have been authoritative and controversial characters, such as Wilhelm Furtwängler and Herbert von Karajan.
- Sir Simon Rattle on orchestras and fine wineshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04m3tzj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04m3tzj.jpg2017-01-18T10:52:00.000ZSean talks to Sir Simon Rattle about taking up the reins at the London Symphony Orchestra.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04pwllr
Sir Simon Rattle on orchestras and fine wines
Past BBC Events
Proms 2018: Prom 68: Berlin Philharmonic & Kirill Petrenko (II)
Proms 2018: Prom 66: Berlin Philharmonic & Kirill Petrenko (I)
Proms 2016: Prom 66
Proms 2016: Prom 64
BBC Singers in Taiwan
Performances & Interviews from Similar Artists
Music to get you up in the morning
Perfect three part harmony?
Headphone mix of Mahler's 3rd Symphony
Paul Lewis: how can life shape the way we hear music?
Claire Booth: is the scherzo from Bruckner's 8th Symphony in 3/4 or 6/8?
Beethoven: Symphony No 7 in A major – excerpt (Prom 74)
Brahms: Variations on the St Anthony Chorale, Op 56a – excerpt (Prom 74)