Bernstein Conducts BeethovenSymphony No. 9 in D Minor

94 min
Available from 16/12/2019 to 14/06/2020

An historic performance of Beethoven’s ninth symphony with the famous ‘Ode to Joy’ chorus in the final movement. On Christmas Day 1989, just a few weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Leonard Bernstein conducted a special performance of the work with musicians from the great orchestras of Germany, Russia, France, Britain and the USA. A celebration of freedom in the newly united city.


  • Music director :
    • Leonard Bernstein
  • Orchestra :
    • Kierow Theatre Orchestra
    • London Symphonic Orchestra
    • Orchestre de Paris
    • Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
    • Staatskapelle Dresden
    • New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Country :
    • Germany
  • Year :
    • 2019