Fire at the Berlin Philharmonie

Terrible news in Berlin

Knowing all too well the toll that fire and fire fighting can take on instruments, music and archives, I fear not only for what the orchestra has lost, but what the world may have lost.

 UPDATE- Somewhat more encouraging news from the Guardian.

 

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American conductor, composer and cellist Kenneth Woods is Principal Conductor of the English Symphony Orchestra, Artistic Director of the Colorado MahlerFest and cellist of the string trio Ensemble Epomeo. He records for the Avie, Somm, Nimbus, Signum, MSR and Toccata labels.

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1 comment on “Fire at the Berlin Philharmonie”

  1. Composerbastard

    Thats still a major idiocy of destruction that going to take months to reconstruct. Damn…what is it with orchestras and fires these days??

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