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The orchestra performs Brahms' "Piano Quartet No. 1," orchestrated by Schoenberg.
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The evening's program from the Herodes Atticus Odeon was recorded on May 1, 2004. To see an excerpt of a performance from the concert, click on the Watch the Video links below.

"Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15"
Johannes Brahms
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   1. Maestoso

   2. Adagio

   3. Rondo -- Allegro non troppo


"Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25"
Johannes Brahms
Arranged for orchestra by Arnold Schoenberg
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   1. Allegro

   3. Andante con moto

   4. Rondo alla zingarese -- Presto


Top banner photos: Sir Simon Rattle, the Parthenon atop the Acropolis, and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

Trombonists of the Berlin Philharmonic

The Berlin Philharmonic's next Europakonzert, in 2005, is set for Budapest, Hungary.

Sir Simon Rattle leads the Berlin

Sir Simon Rattle, the Berlin's chief conductor, began his tenure with the orchestra in 2002.

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The DVD of the concert is available from Amazon.com.
 
 
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