Tour to Scandinavia, Portugal and Switzerland

In November 2012, Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker travelled to Northern and Southern Europe with a German-Hungarian-French programme. The tour was particularly exciting because of the performances in the new concert halls in Scandinavia and Finland which had just opened a few years earlier.
Boarding 'our' plane
Helsinki Music Center

18 Nov 2012

Good bye, Copenhagen!

Photos: Michael Trippel

(Photo: Marco Borggreve)
(Photo: Marco Borggreve)
(Photo: Marianne Rosenstiehl)
(Photo: Promo)

18 Nov 2012

Musicians at the Koncerthuset in Copenhagen

Photos: Michael Trippel

(Photo: Kaapo Kamu)

17 Nov 2012

Danish Dynamite! Trombone player Jesper Busk Soerensen gives a live-interview in the intermission of the concert broadcast by DR2.

Photos: Markus Weidmann

Sir Simon and solo clarinet Andreas Ottensamer
(Photo: Esther Haase)

17 Nov 2012

Rehearsal impressions from Kopenhagen

Photos: Markus Weidmann

(Photo: Kaapo Kamu)
Harps
Sir Simon

17 Nov 2012

Concert impressions from the great Koncerthuset in Copenhagen.

Photos: Michael Trippel

(Photo: Michael Trippel)
(Photo: Esther Haase)

17 Nov 2012

Goodbye Oslo, hello Kopenhagen! At the airport we met three renaissance musicians from Bavaria.

Photos: Michael Trippel

(Photo: Michael Trippel)

16 Nov 2012

A royal visitor to the concert: Prince Haakon from Norway

Photos: Michael Trippel

Knut Weber
(Photo: Stefan Dohr)
Brass section
(Photo: Alexander von Puttkamer)
Wilfried Strehle
(Photo: Michael Trippel)
Sir Simon
(Photo: Michael Trippel)

16 Nov 2012

Backstage and rehearsal impressions

Knut Weber credit Stefan Dohr

(Photo: Michael Trippel)

16 Nov 2012

Happy birthday, Philipp Bohnen!

credit Michael Trippel

Horn and pipe by Markus Weidmann
Trumpet player Guillaume Jehl playing billiard
From left to right: Dominik Wollenweber, Niko Römisch, Philipp Bohnen, Andreas Wittmann
Simon Roturier and Dorian Xhoxhi
Alexander Bader fulfilling a boyhood dream...

16 Nov 2012

They have definitely more space backstage in Oslo…

Photos: Markus Weidmann

(Photo: Michael Trippel)
(Photo: Michael Trippel)
(Photo: Markus Weidmann)

16 Nov 2012

Spectacular Oslo Operahuset!

credit Michael Trippel

(Photo: Thomas Rosenthal)
(Photo: bartbarczyk.com)
(Photo: Anna Huzarska)
Some suitcases took an extra round...
(Photo: Michael Trippel)

16 Nov 2012

Welcome back! This time we embark on a European tour to Scandinavia (Oslo, Kopenhagen, Helsinki, Stockholm, Reykjavik), Lisbon and Geneva.

Cases are ready for takeoff Credit Michael Trippel