Salzburg Festival Concerts / Vienna Philharmonic, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Venezuela National Children's Symphony [DVD]
The concerts that occur each year at the Salzburg Festival are undoubtedly some of the finest performances in the world. Established in 1920, the Festival is held each summer in the Austrian town of Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In addition to the various concerts that are performed each year, operas and plays are presented as well. This unique and extensive release features six concerts from the Salzburg Festival that were recorded between 2007 and 2013. The fine orchestras featured include the Wiener Philharmoniker, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, and the National Children’s Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela under the batons of Pierre Boulez, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Daniel Barenboim, and Sir Simon Rattle.
Catalog Number: 746008
Label: C Major
Composer: Alban Berg, Alberto Ginastera, Anton Bruckner, Arnold Schoenberg, Béla Bartók, Franz Schubert, George Gershwin, Gustav Mahler, Igor Stravinsky, Johann Strauss Sr., Josef Strauss, Leonard Bernstein, Ludwig van Beethoven, Maurice Ravel, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Pierre Boulez, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim, Jesús Parra, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Pierre Boulez, Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Children's Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Performer: Daniel Barenboim