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Ferruccio Busoni's Piano Concerto op. 39 is highly virtuosic, lasting over an hour including a furious choral finale. Because of its dimensions, the work is rather sparsely represented in the program.

Beleuchtete Philharmonie Berlin mit Potsdamer Platz am Abend
Beleuchtete Philharmonie Berlin mit Potsdamer Platz am Abend © visitBerlin, Foto Wolfgang Scholvien

In Berlin it can now be experienced thanks to Igor Levit and the Orchestra and Choir of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia under Antonio Pappano. The evening opens with Arnold Schoenberg's "Transfigured Night."

Orchestra dell' Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Rome

Antonio Pappano Conductor

Coro dellʼAccademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

Igor Levit piano

Arnold Schoenberg
Transfigured Night op. 4 (version for string orchestra)

Ferruccio Busoni
Concerto for piano and orchestra with male choir in C major op. 39

Coro dellʼAccademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Choir, Igor Levit Piano

An event of the Berliner Festspiele / Musikfest Berlin

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Participating artists
Ferruccio Busoni (Komponist/in)
Arnold Schönberg (Komponist/in)
Antonio Pappano
Orchestra dell' Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Rom
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Philharmonie Berlin