Exclusive Petrenko double DVD For purchasers of a 12-month ticket for our Digital Concert Hall

When the Berliner Philharmoniker and their chief conductor designate Kirill Petrenko set off on their first joint tour in September 2018, they gave acclaimed performances in Salzburg, Lucerne and London. Audiences and the press were delighted, with the Guardian writing of “superlative music making”.
Previously, the orchestra and conductor had presented their tour programme in two memorable concerts in Berlin, which are documented in the present edition.
 
In addition to works from the core repertoire of the Berliner Philharmoniker, the programme also offered exciting discoveries. Franz Schmidt’s Fourth Symphony, a sonorous but rarely performed work, was presented in April 2018: a gently flowing piece in the tradition of Anton Bruckner, with a grand funeral march as its highlight. In the greatest possible contrast to this in the same concert was Sergei Prokofiev’s cheerful and breathtakingly virtuosic Piano Concerto No. 3, whose solo part was presented with fire and authority by Yuja Wang.
 
The following August, Kirill Petrenko conducted the Berliner Philharmoniker’s season opening concert for the first time. The programme included composers the orchestra is particularly closely associated with. Richard Strauss, represented by his tone poems Don Juan and Tod und Verklärung, conducted the Berliner Philharmoniker himself in numerous concerts. Moreover, the energy and wealth of colour of his scores give the orchestra the best opportunity to show off its qualities. The finale of the evening was Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony. These symphonies, too, have always been touchstones that demonstrate the musicianship and skill of an orchestra. The high expectations did not go unfulfilled, as the critic of the Süddeutsche Zeitung wrote: “The Philharmoniker play for their lives as if possessed, bringing the Berlin audience to its feet in delight.”
 

This is how it works: order a 12-Month Ticket for the Digital Concert Hall for € 149 (approx. US$ 169 or £ 131) by 25 December either for yourself or for a friend. The double DVD will be sent to you free of charge starting from 6 December.

Please note: owners of a valid ticket or monthly subscription can also take advantage of the Christmas offer. Once you redeem your 12-Month voucher, your current credit is automatically suspended until the 12-month period ends. After that, the ticket or subscription is automatically continued.

This offer includes free standard shipping worldwide.

 

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12-Month Ticket for the Digital Concert Hall 
With the 12-Month Ticket you can watch around 50 live broadcasts of the Berliner Philharmoniker per season. In addition, you will have access to the constantly growing archive which currently holds more than 1,400 works, plus numerous bonus films and documentaries. You can use the ticket yourself or give it as a voucher to a friend.
 

Berliner Philharmoniker
Kirill Petrenko conductor
 
DVD 1
 
Sergei Prokofiev
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in C major, op. 26
Yuja Wang piano 
 
Franz Schmidt 
Symphony No. 4 in C major
 
Recorded live at the Philharmonie Berlin, 24 August 2018
 
Bonus
Kirill Petrenko in conversation with Knut Weber
 
DVD 2
 
Richard Strauss 
Don Juan, op. 20
 
Richard Strauss 
Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), op. 24
 
Ludwig van Beethoven 
Symphony No. 7 in A major, op. 92
 
Recorded live at the Philharmonie Berlin, 13 April 2018
 
Bonus
Kirill Petrenko in conversation with Emmanuel Pahud

 

Recorded live at the Berlin Philharmonie 
Playing time: 170 min.
Bonus: 31 min.
Image format: NTSC 16: 9
Audio formats: PCM Stereo
DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1
Country Code: 0 (worldwide)
 
Order terms
The Christmas promotion ends on 25 December 2018 and is limited to 1,000 copies. Discounts, such as for students, are not possible in this case. The double DVD is available exclusively in this Christmas Special. It is not available separately or from retailers. Delivery will be effected from 6 December 2018. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at help@digitalconcerthall.com

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  • Exclusive Petrenko double DVD

    For purchasers of a 12-month ticket for our Digital Concert Hall

    US$ 168.00
    incl. VAT