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Prom 68 repeat: Berlin Philharmonic, Kirill Petrenko, Beethoven, Strauss

Another chance to hear Kirill Petrenko and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra play Beethoven and Strauss at the Royal Albert Hall in London

Another chance to hear Kirill Petrenko and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra play Beethoven and Strauss from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Martin Handley

Strauss: Don Juan
Death and Transfiguration

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Beethoven: Symphony No 7 in A major

Berliner Philharmoniker
Kirill Petrenko, conductor

The Berliner Philharmoniker and its Music Director Designate Kirill Petrenko pair two of the 19th century’s greatest symphonic poems with Beethoven’s much-loved Seventh Symphony. If Don Juan celebrates the life of the body – energetic passions, desires and cynical ambitions – then the composer’s Death and Transfiguration, a vivid portrait of the last hours of a dying artist, explores ideas of the mind and spirit. These two colourful musical narratives are set against the dance-driven energy of Beethoven’s symphony.

1 hour, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Richard Strauss

    Don Juan

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Petrenko.
  • Richard Strauss

    Death and Transfiguration

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Petrenko.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 7

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Petrenko.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Elegie

    Performer: Andrei Ioniţă. Performer: Lilit Grigoryan.

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