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The evening's program was recorded live at the Church of the Holy Peace, Hagia Irene, on the grounds of the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey. To see an excerpt from the concert, click on the Watch the Video link below.

"Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in D Major" (KV 314)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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I. Allegro aperto

II. Adagio ma non troppo

III. Rondo: Allegro

Emmanuel Pahud, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

"Symphonie Fantastique," op. 14
Hector Berlioz

Episode de la vie d'un artiste (Episode in the life of an artist)
I. Reveries, Passions

II. Un bal (A ball)

III. Scène aux champs (Scene in the country)

IV. Marche au supplice (March to the scaffold)

V. Songe d'une nuit du sabbat (Dream of a witches' sabbath)

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Top banner photos: Flautist Emmanuel Pahud and the violinists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

Conductor Jansons and orchestra

Mariss Jansons conducting the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

Piccolo player

An orchestra member playing the piccolo.

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The DVD of the concert is available from
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