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Ode To Freedom - Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 / Bernstein


Release Date: 10/11/2019 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 4837441  
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sarah WalkerJan-Hendrik RooteringKlaus KönigJune Anderson
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra membersBavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra membersDresden Staatskapelle members,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Bernstein’s legendary Beethoven performance “Ode to Freedom” (Symphony No. 9) with a special orchestra formed by members from both German States and the four Occupation Powers, celebrating the fall of Berlin Wall (30 years) and 250 years since the birth of Beethoven. The CD release is coupled for the first time with a DVD of the live concert. The artwork mirrors the original artwork with its iconic photography. Bernstein’s legendary Beethoven performance “Ode to Freedom” (Symphony No. 9) with a special orchestra formed by members from both German States and the four Occupation Powers, celebrating the fall of Berlin Wall (30 years) and 250 years since the birth of Beethoven. The CD release is coupled for the first time with a DVD of the live concert. The artwork mirrors the original artwork with its iconic photography. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sarah Walker (Mezzo Soprano), Jan-Hendrik Rootering (Bass), Klaus König (Tenor),
June Anderson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra members,  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra members,  Dresden Staatskapelle members  ... 
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/25/1989 
Venue:  Live  Schauspielhaus, Berlin, Germany 

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