Carnegie Hall LIVE Series Premiere! Berlin Philharmonic, Anne-Sophie Mutter, May 31, 4 PM on WRTI

May 29, 2015

Join us this Sunday, May 31 at 4 pm as WRTI brings you the first in a series of broadcasts recorded live in concert at Carnegie Hall during the 2014/2015 season.

Re-live the opening night gala concert by the Berlin Philharmonic, led by Simon Rattle. Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter – a longtime collaborator with the Philharmonic – is the soloist in the lush Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor. The program opens with Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances and concludes with the final moments of Stravinsky's The Firebird.

Program:

Berlin Philharmonic

Sir Simon Rattle, music director and conductor

Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

RACHMANINOFF: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45

BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26

STRAVINSKY: Closing Scenes from The Firebird

Future broadcasts in the series, produced by New York’s WQXR, include the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the English Baroque Soloists, the San Francisco Symphony, and our very own Philadelphia Orchestra.