(TV Movie) (conductor)
My Life So Far
(conductor: "Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67" and "String Quartet No.16 in F Major, Op.135" - as Sir Simon Rattle)
(conductor: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra)
Conducted the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (UK) on the compact disc recording of "Classic Ellington" (EMI/Blue Note, 2000) which was arranged and orchestrated by arranger-composer Luther Henderson
2 Interviews |
2 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Sir Simon Rattel | Sir Simon Rattle
Did You Know?
[on Beethoven] We should remember how astonishing and outstanding and dangerous the music is now. We know it so well, but we should never get used to it. Nobody has Francis Bacon on their walls in their house - or very few people - but sometimes people listen to Beethoven as though it were background and a comfort, and I think that is very dangerous.
His 1989 recording of "Porgy and Bess", which inspired the 1993 TV production, won a Gramophone Award in 1989.