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The Berlin Gala - A Salute To Carmen / Abbado, Von Otter, Terfel, Pletnev, Shaham, Bpo


Release Date: 06/09/1998 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 457583   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges BizetMaurice RavelPablo de SarasateSergei Rachmaninov,   ... 
Performer:  Anne Sofie von OtterBryn TerfelVéronique GensStella Doufexis,   ... 
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraOrféon DonostiarraSouth Tirol Children's Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Carmen: Excerpt(s) by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Bryn Terfel (Baritone), Véronique Gens (Soprano),
Stella Doufexis (), Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Orféon Donostiarra,  South Tirol Children's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1997 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
Language: French 
2. Rapsodie espagnole by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907-1908; France 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1997 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
3. Carmen Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra/Piano, Op. 25 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Gil Shaham (Violin)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1883 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1997 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
4. Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1997 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
5. Hungarian Dances (21) for Orchestra, WoO 1: no 5 in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1997 
Venue:  Live  Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany 
Notes: Orchestrated: Martin Schmeling 

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