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Uploaded on Apr 23, 2010
Sarah Chang, violin; Ana María Martínez, soprano Berliner Philharmoniker Plácido Domingo
This EuroArts release forms part of the celebrations for the 125th anniversary of the Berlin Philharmonic. It captures an evening of Spanish music and Spanish themes recorded live in 2001. World-famous tenor Plácido Domingo conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in works, which have always been particularly close to his heart. The concert features fabulous violinist Sarah Chang performing virtuosic show-pieces such as Sarasate's Carmen Fantasy and Gypsy Airs. The programme also included a collection of delightful zarzuela arias, sung by Ana Maria Martinez, winner of the Plácido Domingo Vocal Competition in Barcelona. The DVD captures the unique atmosphere of the Berlin Philharmonics annual summer concert at the Waldbühne, Berlin. This very successful open-air concert has become a regular event in Berlins social calendar. The Bonus Film shows Plácido Domingo in conversation with Sarah Chang and Behind-the-Scenes pictures from the concert.
REPERTOIRE: Amadeo Vives: Fandango from "Dona Francisquita", Pablo de Sarasate: Gypsy Airs, Emmanuel Chabrier: Espana, Johann Strauß: Spanischer Marsch, Frederico Moreno Torroba: La Petenera from "La Marchenera", Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakow: Capriccio espagnol, op. 34, José Serrano: Romanze aus "Los Claveles", Pablo de Sarasate: Carmen Fantasie, José Pablo Mancayo: Huapango, Pablo Luna: Cancion espanola from "El nino judio", Jules Massenet: Méditation from "Thais", Paul Lincke: Berliner Luft