Concert tour to Frankfurt, Ephesus and Istanbul

After opening the season in Berlin, the Berliner Philharmoniker and chief conductor Sir Simon Rattle travelled via Frankfurt to Turkey and Greece. The venue for one concert with Ludwig van Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony was the impressive amphitheatre in Ephesus.
Concert impressions by Monika Rittershaus

01 Oct 2012

(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

01 Oct 2012

Public in Ephesus

Photos: Monika Rittershaus

(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

01 Oct 2012

Musical cat in Ephesus

Photos: Monika Rittershaus

Trombonist Jesper Busk Sorensen
Solo clarinet Wenzel Fuchs

01 Oct 2012

Rehearsing philharmonics

Photos: Monika Rittershaus

The Grand Theatre
Philharmonic chairs
Backstage
Bass cases and cellist Christoph Igelbrink

01 Oct 2012

Impressions from Ephesus by Markus Weidmann

(Photo: Markus Weidmann)

01 Oct 2012

Photos: Markus Weidmann

(Photo: Markus Weidmann)
(Photo: Markus Weidmann)

01 Oct 2012

Goodbye Istanbul, hello Izmir!

credit Markus Weidmann

(Photo: Markus Weidmann)

28 Sep 2012

Backstage shortly before the concert

Photos: Markus Weidmann

(Photo: Markus Weidmann)

28 Sep 2012

British horn section: Guest solo horn Martin Owen (left) and Fergus McWilliam (who is actually Scottish…)

Photos: Markus Weidmann

(Photo: Markus Weidmann)

28 Sep 2012

Concert impressions, front of house

Photos: Markus Weidmann

Rainer Mehne (2. Violin), Markus Weidmann and Mor Biron (both bassoon) enjoy Turkish coffee.

28 Sep 2012

Rehearsal impressions,
(Photo: photos by Markus Weidmann)

28 Sep 2012

Rehearsal impressions, photos by Markus Weidmann

How we transport Double Basses
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28 Sep 2012

photos by Markus Weidmann

Merhaba from Istanbul! First impression,
(Photo: by Alexander von Puttkamer/Tuba)

28 Sep 2012

Merhaba from Istanbul! First impression, photo by Alexander von Puttkamer/Tuba

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Frankfurter Alter Oper - New Director Dr. Pauly welcomes the orchestra
Contra bassoon section for the Beethoven, left Markus Weidmann
Sir Simon conducting Emmanuel Pahud - Flute en suite

27 Sep 2012

We are back on tour! This time to Frankfurt (rehearsal impressions above, all photos by Markus Weidmann/bassoon), Istanbul and Ephesus.