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19 Nov 2015
Backstage before the first concert
Photos: Rob Davidson
18 Nov 2015
Carnegie Hall Details
After the welcome speech of Clive Gillinson, Executive Director of Carnegie hall, and a few stage amendments, we could start the rehearsal.
Interviews with Jeff Spurgeon from WQXR, New York’s classical radio station.
And again: Ludwig, as we may call him now after having played four complete cycles of his symphonies, is already there! Here in New York he resides in Central Park.
Carnegie Hall, yet another wonderful home on tour…
17 Nov 2015
Sir Simon’s “free” day: video interview with Jeremy Geffen for his “Perspectives series”
Discover Beethoven at Carnegie Hall. On Sunday a Beethoven Symposium started our residency in New York.
Photos: Monika Rittershaus
Samstag, Beethoven 9
Saturday, Beethoven 9
Friday evening’s concert
Here come the remaining pictures from Vienna
14 Nov 2015
13 Nov 2015
.. as well as the also obligatory Family visit, this time Ernst Ottensamer, solo clarinet of the Vienna Philharmonic, with his son Andreas and Sir SImon.
And the obligatory French horn part…
Rehearsals for Beethoven 6 and 8 part 1
Our cellist Stephan Koncz experiences musical adventures with the “Philharmonics” for a few years now. We could watch a rehearsal of him and “the band” at the Konzerthaus.
12 Nov 2015
Applause and exit
The boxes wait for their precious content backstage and some colleagues use the peace backstage for reading.
Beethoven 2 and 5
Entering the stage for the second concert in Vienna
Vor der Probe
Preparing for the rehearsal
These woodwinds are always doing handicrafts… Wait… Mr. Dohr?
11 Nov 2015
Start of our Beethoven cycle in Vienna.
Sunny noon at the Musikverein
Jonathan is back in good health!
Photos: Monika Ritteshaus
There are many interesting corners at the Musikverein…
Photos: Monika Rittershaus and Sarah Willis
10 Nov 2015
Sir Simon and the Vienna Singverein had a lot of fun during the choir rehearsal for Beethoven 9
Our boxes have arrived safely.
Our home for this week: The Vienna Musikverein