World renowned conductor Claudio Abbado waves his trusty baton to lead the Berlin Philharmonic in rousing, moving renditions of some gorgeous classical pieces. Performing at the 2000 Cologne Music Triennale, the assured orchestra play Maurice Ravel's "La Valse," Benjamin Britten's "Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Orchester op. 31," Claude Debussy's "Nuages and Fetes from Nocturnes," and Wolfgang Rihm's "In doppelter Tiefe for Two female voices and orchestra."
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One of music's most accomplished conductors, Claudio Abbado, conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert recorded live from the Cologne Philharmonie during the Music Triennale. This program includes Maurice Ravel's "La Valse," Wolfgang Rihm's "In doppelter Tiefe" with soloists Stella Doufexis (mezzo soprano) and Anna Larsson (alto), two of Claude Debussy's three "Nocturnes"--"Nuages" and "Fetes," and Benjamin Britten's "Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings" featuring Philip Langridge.