Berliner Philharmoniker, Simon Rattle & Ian Bostridge

LUCERNE FESTIVAL Rattle BPO  im Sommer 2011

“Night” was the motto of Lucerne Summer Festival 2011. Accordingly, the Berliner Philharmoniker under Sir Simon Rattle explored in their Lucerne series “Moving to Modern Times” the phenomenon of the night by pairing up in an outstanding concert the late romantic Anton Bruckner with England’s greatest modern composer, Benjamin Britten. more

Bruckner 5 – Claudio Abbado & Lucerne Festival Orchestra

LUCERNE FESTIVAL Abbado LFO im Sommer 2011

“Abbado’s approach to the music of Bruckner is soft and songlike, at times tense and urgent, but constantly filled with warmth of feeling” – not only the Neue Zürcher Zeitung is full of praise when Claudio Abbado and the Lucerne Festival Orchestra play Bruckner. more

Daniel Barenboim – The Bruckner Symphonies Nos. 4-9

Barenboim Staatskapelle Bruckner_080_© Monika Rittershaus

With nearly 450 years of tradition, the Staatskapelle Berlin is one of the oldest orchestras in the world. Since 1992 Daniel Barenboim has served as its music director, and in 2000 the orchestra appointed him Chief Conductor for Life. Having already performed important cycles such as Beethoven, Brahms and Schumann together, Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle turn their focus on Bruckner’s symphonic opus. more