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 Berliner Philharmoniker

Berliner Philharmoniker (Orchestra)

The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (also known as Berlin Philharmonic or BPO; in German Berliner Philharmoniker), is one of the world's leading orchestras. Its current principal/Chief conductor is Sir Simon Rattle, who is known for his championing of contemporary classical music. The BPO also supports several chamber music ensembles.

Further Reading: Berliner Philharmoniker

 Recording of the Week, Kirill Petrenko conducts Tchaikovsky's Pathétique Symphony

Recorded live in concert in 2017, the Berliner Philharmoniker's first album with their new Chief Conductor augurs very well indeed for their new partnership.

 Interview, Sir Simon Rattle on Beethoven

The conductor discusses his recent recordings with the Berliner Philharmoniker, released in April on the orchestra's own label.

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