Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART:
"Exsultate, jubilate o vos animae beatae" K165
"Et incarnatus est (Credo)" from Mass in C minor K427
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Symphony No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 38 "Spring Symphony"
Christine Schäfer (soprano), Emanuel Ax (piano),
Berliner Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink
Directed by Bob Coles
Picture Format: 16:9
Sound Format: PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1
Running Time: 113 mins
Region Code: PAL All
Booklet Languages: GB, F, D
Recording Date: 1st May 1999
Krakow's glorious St. Mary's Church as the setting, the world-acclaimed Berlin
Philharmonic Orchestra performs a concert to both commemorate the orchestra's
1882 founding and reaffirm the cultural life of a reborn European community. This
DVD is being re-released this month with new packaging.
Bernard Haitink as guest conductor, the concert's repertoire features soprano Christine
Schäfer performing two pieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the brilliant
"Allelujah" from the motet Exsultate, jubilate followed by the
richly introspective "Et incarnatus est" from the great C minor Mass.
featured is renowned pianist Emanuel Ax, who performs the Second Concerto
by Poland's most beloved native
composer, Frédéric Chopin. The concert concludes with the Berlin Philharmonic's
performance of Robert Schumann's radiant Spring Symphony.