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EBU Berlin Wall 20th Anniversary Concert

From the German capital, a concert marking 20 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, with music by Schubert, Beethoven, Schoenberg, Wagner and Mendelssohn. With Petroc Trelawny.

1989: Twentieth Anniversary

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

From the German capital, an EBU concert commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, with a number of groups performing a selection of pieces by Schubert, Beethoven, Schoenberg, Wagner and Mendelssohn. Among the performers are the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester, the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, the Rundfunkchor Berlin and the RIAS-Kammerchor. Conductors Hans-Christoph Rademann, Simon Halsey, Marek Janowski and Gerd Albrecht take turns at the rostrum.

RIAS-Kammerchor
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester
Hans-Christoph Rademann, Simon Halsey, Marek Janowski, Gerd Albrecht (conductors)

Schubert: Mass No 6 in E flat, D950 (Gloria)
Beethoven: Symphony No 9 in D minor, Op 125 (Choral) (3rd mvt)
Schoenberg: Friede auf Erden for choir a cappella, Op 19
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Prelude to Act 3)
Mendelssohn: Symphony No 2 in B flat, Op 52 (Lobgesang - Hymn of Praise) (mvts 8 and 10).

2 hours, 15 minutes

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