An Ambitious Partnership with the Berlin Philharmonic
Principal Conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic in 1955 and held the position
for the rest of his life. In 1959 he signed a new exclusive agreement with
Deutsche Grammophon and, over the next three decades, made some 330 records for
the yellow label. His partnership with the Berlin Philharmonic, fully
documented by DG, delivered recordings of everything from Bach’s Brandenburg
Concertos to Schoenberg’s Variations for Orchestra Op.31.