Berlin Philharmonic Europakonzert: From Krakow | 2000
The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra performs at the Church of Saint Mary in Krakow, Poland, to commemorate the orchestra's 1882 founding and to reaffirm the cultural life of a reborn European community. With Bernard Haitink as guest conductor, the concert features soprano Christine Schafer performing two pieces by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the "Allelujah" from the C-minor Mass. The concert also features pianist Emmanuel Ax, who performs the "Second Concerto" by Frederic Chopin. The concert concludes with the Berlin Philharmonic's performance of Robert Schumann's "Spring Symphony."