Echoing An Era – Sir Simon Rattle And The Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, Director of the Berliner Philharmoniker © Sebastian Hänel
How will Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker shape the end of their era? The claims have been staked, most highs and lows of the relationship have been surpassed. It is the period of the greatest common denominator and the greatest serenity. We stand amidst the part of the relationship that we will come to miss the most. This gives us the opportunity to comprehend which sides of Sir Simon Rattle’s personality have come to define his time with "his" orchestra.