Maurice Béjart’s compelling choreography and staging of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony has been enchanting audiences worldwide since its inception and its idea of universal brotherhood remains highly topical. “Alle Menschen werden Brüder” (All men will be brothers) is the powerful message communicated by the unforgettable music and choreography. From the stage of the NHK Hall in Tokyo 250 dancers and musicians send this message out into the world, a manifestation, in the deepest sense of the word.
Soloists: Kristin Lewis, Mihoko Fujimura, Kei Fukui, Alexander Vinogradov, Gil Roman, JB Meier, Thierry Hochstätter
Orchestra: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Ritsu Yu Kai Chor
Music Program Orchester Wiener Akademie, Martin Haselböck, Re-Sound Bethoven (Alpha 74)