Simon Rattle’s farewell with Mahler’s Sixth
The end of an era and a musical highlight: Simon Rattle’s farewell as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker with Gustav Mahler’s stunning Sixth Symphony was given a standing ovation by the audience. In a high-quality edition you can relive this special moment on CD and Blu-ray. There is also an audio recording of Sir Simon’s Philharmoniker debut conducting the same work, a documentary about his tenure, and an extensive companion book with many articles and photos.
Sir Simon Rattle conductor
Symphony No. 6
CD 1: Recorded in June 2018 at the Philharmonie Berlin
CD 2: Recorded in November 1987 at the Philharmonie Berlin
Documentary: “Echoing an Era: Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker, 2002-2018” (67 min)
Introduction by Sir Simon Rattle (10 min)