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Sir Simon Rattle conducts Christian Tetzlaff and the London Symphony Orchestra

2017 • 116' • Live Concert

Poster of Sir Simon Rattle conducts Christian Tetzlaff and the London Symphony Orchestra

Director(s): François-René Martin • Producer(s): Les Films Jack Fébus • Coproducer(s): LSO Live / Mezzo / RSI • Format(s): 4K • Codec: Prores 4444 (50 i/s, 3840x2160)

September 14 2017 at the Barbican Hall, London

Sir Simon Rattle’s first concert as Music Director of the LSO

Sir Simon RATTLE / conductor

Christian TETZLAFF/ violin

Program:

Helene GRIME Fanfare (commissioned by the LSO)

ADES Asyla

BIRTWISTLE Concerto for violin

KNUSSEN Symphony No3

ELGAR Enigma Variations No3

Famed for the profound sincerity of his playing, his technical assurance and his convincing interpretations, Christian Tetzlaff is internationally recognized as one of the most important violinists on today’s musical stage. For this opening concert of the 2017-2018 season, entirely devoted to 20th century British composers, he will perform Birtwistle’s concerto for violin.

After making his debut in the United States with the Cleveland Orchestra, conducted by Christoph von Dohnanyi, he played with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Lorin Maazel and Leonard Slatkin in 1997.

Christian Tetzlaff was accompanied by the National Orchestra of France for the first time in 2000 in Arnold Schoenberg’s Concerto conducted by Jeffrey Tate and is a regular guest with the Vienna and Stockholm philharmonics and the Boston and Chicago orchestras as well as the London Symphony Orchestra.

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