AUDIO / 22.11. / DSO's Polyphonia Ensemble Berlin
A radio concert from the Jesus Christ Church in Dahlem with DSO's Polyphonia Ensemble Berlin, broadcast by Deutschlandfunk. The musicians created a programme with music for 10 instruments: the Decet in D minor for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon, two violins, viola, violoncello and double bass by Théodore Dubois and the 'Suite Persane' for double wind quintet by André Caplet.
AUDIO / 19.11. / Radio interview with Robin Ticciati
DSO' music director Robin Ticciati spoke with Holger Zimmer of rbbKultur about the DSO concerts during the pandemic restrictions, about new forms and new possibilities.
AUDIO / 13.11. / Chaber Music at the Jesus-Christus-Kirche
On 13 November, Deutschlandfunk Kultur broadcast a live radio concert from the Jesus Christ Church in Dahlem. A first-class ensemble of DSO wind and string section leaders played music by the Bohemian composers Erwin Schulhoff and Rudolf Karel, who suffered the same fate as victims of National Socialism, and by Ludwig van Beethoven. Schulhoff's dance-rhythmic Concertino for flute, viola and double bass is followed by Karel's late romantic nonet, in which the consolation of beauty has the last word. This is answered by Beethoven's septet, which does not hide its roots in the popular genre of the Divertimento, but reaches far beyond it.
VIDEO / 7.11. / Sir Simon Rattle und Robin Ticciati aus der Berliner 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; the solo parts feature
mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená
tenor Andrew Staples
. Prior to this,
DSO's Music Director Robin Ticciati
led a dramaturgically and performatively ritualized program with music by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Henry Purcell and Sir Harrison Birtwistle. The complete program can be found here.
The concert without an audience was broadcast live from the Berlin Philharmonie – as a video stream here on the DSO Player as well as on the orchestra's YouTube channel and Facebook page. On Sunday, 8 November, Deutschlandfunk Kultur will then broadcast the recording of the concert from 8.03 pm
VIDEO / 21.8. / Roderick Cox and Julia Bullock at Haus des Rundfunks
In his multi-faceted programme with the DSO, US conductor
shows the many faces of music and its creators who are connected to his homeland. The evening began with Copland's patriotic 'Fanfare for the Common Man', followed by George Walker's 'Lyric for Strings' – the first African-American to win a Pulitzer Prize for music in 1996 – Barber's 'Knoxville: Summer of 1915', in which
soprano Julia Bullock
takes the solo part, Stravinsky's 'Pulcinella Suite' and Antonín's string serenade Dvořák.
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
. Originally planned as a concert performance at Vollgutlager, the multimedia study of Beethoven's ›Pastoral symphony‹ was transformed into a digital project and is now available an DSO's website and on social media platforms.
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, getting closer than ever before to former music director
and the musicians. Produced by EuroArts Music in collaboration with rbb TV and ARTE.