EUROPA-KONZERT 2006 FROM PRAGUE (Barenboim)

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Symphony No. 35 in D major, K. 385, "Haffner"
Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major, K. 482
Horn Concerto No. 1 in D major, K. 412
Symphony No. 36 in C major, K. 425, "Linz"

Venue: Estates Theatre, Prague
Date of Concert: 01-05-2006
Playing Time: 01:38:19
Television Director: Coles, Bob
Producer: Smaczny, Paul
Catalogue Number: EuroArts5530
UPC: 880242553089

The Berlin Philharmonic's annual "Concert for Europe", an annual musical summit in important cultural cities, has been a brand name for excellence since 1991, when the Berlin Philharmonic gave their first European Concert. This all-Mozart concert took place in Prague on 1 May 2006. In honour of the composers 250th birthday, the Berlin Philharmonic invited the pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim to lead them through a concert featuring two masterpieces from the Mozart repertoire, the "Haffner" and "Linz" Symphonies. In his familiar dual role as soloist and conductor, he also performed the Piano Concerto No. 22. The concert was performed and recorded in the Estates Theatre Prague, which is one of the most beautiful historical theatres in Europe. It was in this theatre that Mozart conducted the premier of Don Giovanni, a work written specially for Prague, in 1787 and for this concert recording, the orchestra sat in a reconstruction of the sets that had been used at the first performance of the opera.

Bonus feature:

- A Cultural Potrait of Prague

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