Daniel Barenboim conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in their open-air summer venue, in a concert of spirited Latin-American gems from 1998.
This is a wonderful evening of evocative tango and Latin American inspired rhythms, fittingly conducted by the Argentinian-born Daniel Barenboim. Despite playing music outside their usual repertoire, the Berlin Philharmonic enthrals the audience with an exotic programme, which begins with works by those ‚honorary Spaniards‘ Ravel and Bizet, and then features special arrangements of lesser-known melodies and dances from a host of South American composers, including Rodrigo‘s famous Guitar Concerto played by John Williams, and passionate tango by Astor Piazzolla.
This is a rousing, fiery concert from the leafy open-air Waldbühne, the Berlin Philharmonic summer home in the woods outside Berlin, and is a must-see for all classical music lovers.
Arrangements by José Carli; direction by Bob Coles
Sound Format: PCM STEREO, DD 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
DVD Format: DVD 9, PAL
Running Time: 119 mins
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