Tour of the Ruhr area with Ligeti’s “Le Grand Macabre”

On tour dates in Dortmund and Essen in February 2017, the Berliner Philharmoniker, Sir Simon Rattle and a top-class ensemble of singers presented György Ligeti’s anarchic and humorous opera Le Grand Macabre in a production directed by Peter Sellars which had already enjoyed success in Berlin
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27 Feb 2017

Final applause after a very special concert in Essen. The Ruhr-Residenz is history. A huge Thank You to everybody, who…

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27 Feb 2017

Concert in Essen

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Principal horn Stefan Dohr

27 Feb 2017

Backstage before our concert in Essen

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Peter, Simon and the gang...

27 Feb 2017

The team “Grand Macabre” and our amazing stage-managers. A huge thank you to everybody involved in this adventure!

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26 Feb 2017

Rehearsal for our second concert in Essen.

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26 Feb 2017

Final applause after “Le Grand Macabre” in Essen… it’s time to let him go now

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Solène Kermarrec, cello, and Peter Sellars

26 Feb 2017

Backstage at Philharmonie Essen during the intermission.

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26 Feb 2017

Das letzte Mal György Ligetis “Le Grand Macabre"

György Ligeti’s “Le Grand Macabre” for the last time

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25 Feb 2017

Er ist überall: Peter Sellars

Peter Sellars in action during our rehearsal today.

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25 Feb 2017

Die letzte Station für “Le Grand Macabre”: Philharmonie Essen

The last stop for our “Grand Macabre”: Philharmonie Essen

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Camilla Tilling, soprano, our soloist in Mahler 4

25 Feb 2017

Mahler 4 in Dortmund. Thank you fabulous Konzerhaus team for the support!

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25 Feb 2017

First half of the concert with “Gruß-Moment 2″ by Wolfgang Rihm and György Ligeti’s violin concerto with the incredible…

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Stephan Schulze, 2nd violin

25 Feb 2017

Backstage before the concert - it’s cosy in here!

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25 Feb 2017

Soundcheck for our second concert in Dortmund

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24 Feb 2017

Dortmund - the place, where music and football co-exist in harmony!

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Alexander von Puttkamer, tuba

24 Feb 2017

Backstage after the concert

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Rundfunkchor Berlin, Pavlo Hunka (Nekrotzar), Sir Simon Rattle, Berliner Philharmoniker

24 Feb 2017

The first concert of the Ruhr residence at Konzerthaus Dortmund: György Ligeti’s “Le Grand Macabre”

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23 Feb 2017

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Heidi Melton, Mescalina, on stage and screen...

23 Feb 2017

As we rehearse an opera, everybody has to sing…

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Matthew McDonald, 1st principal bass, Nikolaus Römisch and Christoph Igelbrink, celli and some nuclear waste

23 Feb 2017

Rehearsal impressions

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Sir Simon Rattle, the score and Peter Sellars

23 Feb 2017

Rehearsal preparation for “Le Grand Macabre” by György Ligeti

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23 Feb 2017

The flying rhino is our companion for the next 2 days in Dortmund.

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