2015 Europakonzert: Sir Simon Rattle conducted the Berliner Philharmoniker this year in its traditional "Europakonzert" on May 1 celebrating the founding of the orchestra on May Day. Normally, this event occurs in a different European city in a beautiful venue of historical significance. For 2015, the concert was held at the Megaron in Athens. Also features violinist Leonidas Kavakos. Directed by Henning Kasten. Here's the program:
- Rossini,Overture to Semiramide
- Sibelius, Violin Concerto (Leonidas Kavakos)
- Bach, "Largo" from Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005
- Schumann, Symphony No. 3 "Rhenish"
Released 2015, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA