To mark the start of a US tour by the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle, a live concert is being made available at no cost tonight (Monday, November 9) at 7pm GMT (8pm EST).
Simply log onto the website of the orchestra’s exclusive partner Deutsche Bank (http://www.db.com), register and you can watch and listen to Brahms’s Third and Fourth Symphonies live from the orchestra’s Berlin home, the Philharmonie.
The Berliner Philharmoniker’s US tour starts on Wednesday, November 11 in New York with the first of three concerts at Carnegie Hall which will offer the four Brahms symphonies as well as the Brahms First Piano Quartet in Arnold Schoenberg’s orchestration, and three shorter works by Schoenberg. The tour continues to Boston, Chicago, Ann Arbor, San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Tonight’s concert is the ninth to be webcast this season via the Digital Concert Hall, an initiative supported by Deutsche Bank. This season a total of 33 concerts will be webcast in High-Definition sound and image. An annual subscription costs 149€, a 30-day subscription 39€ and a single concert ticket 9.90€. All subscribers receive access to archived concerts from the Digital Concert Hall’s first season in addition to the 2009-10 season.
For more information, visit the Digital Concert Hall.