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Berlin Philharmonic

The Unthinkable, Part 2: She Was Lucky. I Was Blessed.

Marie Woolf | Posted 11.12.2013 | World
Marie Woolf

It seems to require catastrophe before we grab, panicked, for God. The tornado sirens go off; the child's fever hits 104º. The second 767 hits the second tower. The beloved friend is dying.

The Coolest Band in the World

Tony Woodcock | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

The Berliners' model should lead us all to imagine more flexible and responsible organizations that have music as their mission, and the community as their foundation.

Berliners Give U.S. Audience Goosebumps

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 02.27.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- When 12-year-old Simon Rattle heard Mahler's Second Symphony live for the first time, he concluded he wanted to be a conductor. Forty-fiv...

What a Berlin Philharmonic Horn Player Learned From the YouTube Symphony Orchestra

Albert Imperato | Posted 06.13.2011 | Arts
Albert Imperato

Sarah Willis was clearly moved by what she had experienced in Sydney, where she mentored young musicians of the YouTube Symphony Orchestra, an ensemble of musicians who got their positions via video auditions on YouTube.

Clap Between Movements: Plus Where The Dude's At For New Year's

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Dec. 16-19 LA Phil, Disney Hall Nicholas McGegan conducts Cherubini, Mozart and Haydn Robert Levin, piano • Cherubini: Anacreon Overture by th...

Wynton Marsalis Awarded French Legion of Honor in NYC

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Wynton Marsalis received France’s highest distinction last week in New York – the insignia of chevalier of the Legion of Honor, an honor t...

U.N. Birthday Rocks for Its Peacemakers

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Read More: India, Aterciopelados, Summer Olympics Beijing 2008, U.N. Department of Public Information, Emmanuel Jal, U.N. Day Concert 2009 a Tribute to Peacekeeping, Humanitarian, Shankhar Mahadevan, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, The War Against War, Angelique Kidjo, Cnn International, Jayashri Wyatt, Sierra Leone, Global Citizens, Wyclef Jean, Lauren Saffa, U.N. Secretary General, Norway, Lang Lang, Salman & Samina Global Wellness Initiative, Earth Wind and Fire, Xian Song & Dance Troupe, Africa, Zahir Hussain, Senegal, Leonardo Dicaprio, Cotonou, U.N. Department of Peacekeeping Operation, Oslo, Education Sans Mutilation, Wikipedia, Rwanda, Melissa Etheridge, Sting, South Asia, Berlin Philharmonic, Entwined Twins, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Pakistan, Isha Sesay, Culture Project, You Are Not Alone, Amnesty International, Blood Diamond, Shrinivas Uppalapu, Julianne Hoffenberg, John Mahavishnu McLaughlin, Benin, New York, Junoon, Barack Obama, Time 100, Colombia, Killing Me Softly, Ghatam, The First Time Ever, General Assembly, Salman Ahmad, Fisher Stevens, Interfaith Dialogue, Thought Leaders, Steven Lawrence, China, Bbc, Allan Buchman, National Geographic, Day-O, United Nations, Jim Luce, Harry Belafonte, Paris, Injustice, Vienna Philharmonic, Sudan, She Mama Africa, Selvaganesh Vinayakaram, Malaika, Cancion Protesta, John Lee, Sister Fa, Samir Chatterjee, Blue Helmets, Roberta Flack Singing, War Child Film, Berlin, Grammy-Award, Mridangam, Cross-Cultural Dialogue, Nile Rodgers, Indi-Jazz Fusion, Afghanistan, Kanjira, Eleanor Roosevelt, Freedom of Expression Award, Nobel Peace Prize, We Are the World, Alain Le Roy, God Grew Tired of US, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, The Price of Silence, Two Sheps That Pass., Female Genital Mutilation, Emma McCune, Orphans International Worldwide, Haiti, New York Times, U.N. Peacekeepers, Swahili, Alicia Keys, Hutu-Tutsi Conflict, Sufi Rock, Remember Shakti, Michael Owen, USA for Africa, Haiti Earthquake, New York News
Jim Luce

Flashbulbs popping non-stop, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations in New York, entered the U.N. General Assembly Hall in New ...

Doings at Disney Hall: A Tale of Two Orchestras

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

There he was, Sir Simon Rattle, fronting the fabled Berlin Philharmonic. Disney Hall rocked. And swayed. And, yes, rolled. There's no orchestra like this one.

The Third Golden Age Begins?: Welcome to the Berliner Philharmoniker

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gerald Sindell

I hope that the Digital Concert Hall will be remembered ten years from now as the brilliant beginning of a great cultural revolution and not as a shining example of a Golden Age that never reached fulfillment.