With Simon Rattle to Salzburg, Lucerne and London

The time for farewell tours has begun in the Berliner Philharmoniker’s Sir Simon Rattle era. As is the case here: his last performance as chief conductor with the Berliner Philharmoniker in London’s vast Royal Albert Hall.
(Photo: Chris Christodoulou)

07 Sep 2016

Our last concert with Sir Simon Rattle as our chief conductor at the Proms is history. Now the time of “last times”…

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04 Sep 2016

First Proms concert with Mahler 7

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04 Sep 2016

Royal Albert Hall

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London impressions by Markus Weidmann

04 Sep 2016

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The legendary Hyde Park

02 Sep 2016

Time for the second most important thing: Football! We played a team of London orchestra musicians in the Hyde Park. The…

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(Photo: Priska Ketterer)

01 Sep 2016

Second concert in Lucerne with the Swiss premiere of Julian Anderson’s “Incantesimi”

Photos: Priska Ketterer

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(Photo: Stefan Stahnke)

01 Sep 2016

The famous Chapel bridge

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01 Sep 2016

Some natives…

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Markus Weidmann made a hike to the Stanserhorn on his free day.

01 Sep 2016

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(Photo: Stefan Stahnke)

01 Sep 2016

The historical cable car and it’s goal: the Pilatus

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01 Sep 2016

On top of mount Pilatus

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01 Sep 2016

Our solo timpanist Rainer Seegers has been awarded the honour “Orchesterwart h.c.” (honorary stage hand). You cannot top…

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(Photo: Stefan Stahnke)

31 Aug 2016

Lucerne and the KKL at night

Photos: Stefan Stahnke

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Sir Simon conducting Pierre Boulez 'Eclat'

31 Aug 2016

First concert in Lucerne

Photos: Peter Fischli/Lucerne Festival

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(Photo: Markus Weidmann)

31 Aug 2016

Insights into the Cymbalon, an instrument used in Boulez’ “Eclat”.

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Alexander Bader, clarinet, and Martin Heinze, double bass, on their way to the Pilatus

31 Aug 2016

Hiking on a half free day

Photos: Markus Weidmann and Alexander Bader

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31 Aug 2016

Welcome to Lucerne

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31 Aug 2016

Christhard Gössling and his tenor horn in Salzburg (above) and Lucerne. Birthday wishes have to wait until tomorrow!

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31 Aug 2016

Two fifth of our wonderful backstage crew: Robert Buchwald and Daniel Beták

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Glasenbach-Klamm

31 Aug 2016

Salzburg impressions by Markus Weidmann

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(Photo: Salzburger Festspiele/Marco Borrelli)

29 Aug 2016

Our first concert on tour every season is a tradition: We play at the Salzburg Festival.

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Beautiful Salzburg by Monika Rittershaus

29 Aug 2016

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(Photo: Monika Rittershaus)

29 Aug 2016

Opening concert with Mahler and Boulez: Before we start the season as usual with a short tour, we welcome the audience…

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