Sir Simon Rattle

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Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Concierto de Aranjuez: Adagio - Opening
Rhapsody in Blue (Excerpt, Opening) [feat. Wayne Marshall]
Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116: I. Introduzione (Andante non troppo - Allegro vivace)
Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116: II. Gluoco delle coppie (Allegretto scherzando)

Sir Simon Denis Rattle, OM CBE (born 19 January 1955), is an English conductor. He rose to international prominence during the 1980s and 1990s, while Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (1980-1998). He has been principal conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic since 2002, and plans to leave his position at the end of his current contract, in 2018. It was announced in March 2015 that Rattle would become Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra from September 2017.