What does it mean to compose in this day and age? How does technological progress influence the creative process and the creation of music? And what is the relationship between composers and their audience? The DSO explores these and many other questions in its new video format 'Composers in Focus' by talking to several contemporary composers. The first episodes will be released every Tuesday starting 27 July.
Episode #1: Ondřej Adámek
Adámek's musical language draws inspiration from elements of numerous cultures thus creating unusual musical narratives ...
Episode #2: Helen Grime
Helen Grime was born in York, England in 1981. After studying at the Royal College of Music in London, she received a Leonard Bernstein Scholarship for the Tanglewood Music Center in 2008.
VIDEO / Music Film Productions
›Eine Alpensinfonie‹ with Robin Ticciati and Reinhold Messner
The DSO presents its new film 'EINE ALPENSINFONIE' here on the DSO PLAYER. The lavish production presents the eponymous tone poem by Richard Strauss as a musical mountain tour with Reinhold Messner. Existential reports by the mountaineering legend enter into a cinematic dialogue with impressive concert footage shot in a 360-degree set-up of the imposing orchestra around DSO principal conductor Robin Ticciati at the Tempodrom in Berlin.
Reinhold Messner Narrator Robin Ticciati Conductor Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Frederic Wake-Walker Director and Concept Andreas Morell Film Director
Co-produced by DSO with EuroArts and rbbKultur
›In Exile – of Gods and Men‹
Last autumn, DSO's three-part concert film was made with Music Director Robin Ticciati in the Friedrichswerder Church, in nature and at Club Sisyphos. The Sounding Images production was directed by Frederic Wake-Walker. All three parts are now available again on the DSO PLAYER.
Director Frederic Wake-Walker and visual artist Ergo Phizmiz bring the one-act operas 'Sancta Susanna' by Paul Hindemith and 'Slzy Nože' (The Tears of the Knife) by Bohuslav Martinů and the contemporary orchestral work 'Sinuous Voices' by Ondřej Adámek to expressionist life ...
AUDIO / 7.3. / Concert on demand with Robin Ticciati and Lars Vogt
Live Radio Concert on rbbKultur with Elgar's 'Enigma Variations', Haydn's Symphony No. 96 and Brahms' First Piano Concerto. The soloist is Lars Vogt.
VIDEO / Interview with Lars Vogt about the Radio Concert on 7.3.
In the run-up to the radio concert on 7.3, pianist Lars Vogt spoke with the DSO about Johannes Brahms' First Piano Concerto.
Audio / DSO Podcasts
›Berlin needs Music!‹ – DSO's first Podcast
Update 2.9.: Episode 5 now online
On 18 March 2021, the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin launched its first podcast with five episodes entitled "Berlin needs music!", dealing with the many positive effects of practical and receptive engagement with music for body, mind and society. Presenter Julia Kaiser talks to music physician and physiologist Eckart Altenmüller (episodes 1–4) as well as musicologist Melanie Wald-Fuhrmann (episode 5). [in German].
In TRIKESTRA's first podcast, the junge norddeutsche philharmonie, the STEGREIF.orchester and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin explore the "Sound of the Universe". Within three episodes they explore the universe, music and all the infinite, mystical or magical that lies in between. Juri De Marco, artistic director and horn player of the STEGREIF.orchester, is the host and talks to numerous wonderful guests. They embark on a journey into the infinite cosmos, fathom new dimensions of TRIKESTRA and take a look into the future sky of classical music.
VIDEO / Händel's ›Messiah‹ with Robin Ticciati from the Philharmonie
With the staged setting of Handel's oratorio 'The Messiah', the DSO once again presents a highlight of its 2018/2019 season, featuring Louise Alder, Magdalena Kožená, Tim Mead, Allan Clayton and Florian Boesch, as well as the RIAS Kammerchor Berlin, conducted by Robin Ticciati AG. ➜ Interviews / Read more
VIDEO / 22.5. / Trikestra: Performance #planet_rotation
#planet_rotation – Video stream with a sound performance on Holsts ›The Planets‹ with music by de Aguila, Aller, Carlson, Pärt, Pinnock and Schönberg.
VIDEO / 21.11. / Ticciati with excerpts from ›Götterdämmerung‹ and more
Video-on-demand of a concert with Robin Ticciati, the DSO and instrumental excerpts from Wagner’s ›Götterdämmerung‹ as well as music by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Klaus Lang.
VIDEO / 7.11. / Sir Simon Rattle and Robin Ticciati from Berlin's Philharmonie
The DSO welcomed back Sir Simon Rattle to its rostrum on November 7, 2020. The Briton conducted Gustav Mahler's ›Das Lied von der Erde‹ in a chamber music version.
VIDEO / Roderick Cox and Julia Bullock at Haus des Rundfunks
In their multi-faceted programme with the DSO, US conductor Roderick Cox and soprano Julia Bullock show the many faces of music and its creators who are connected to their homeland.
VIDEO / 9.4. / Trikestra: #beethoven_rotation
TRIKESTRA, a cooperation of musicians from junge norddeutsche philharmonie, STEGREIF.orchester and the DSO, presented #beethoven_rotation as an interactive 360° video.
VIDEO / Tugan Sokhiev / ›A Flight through the Orchestra‹
Brahms' second symphony at Rummelsburg power station: In this spectacular concert film by Henning Kasten the camera flies through the DSO in one single shot.
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