Here's what happened when violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter took Bach to a nightclub

24 August 2015, 00:00

She's one of the world's best violinists: absolutely A-list. But how would the nightclubbing population of Berlin react to Bach, Vivaldi and Gershwin? Go behind the scenes of our Album of the Week.

A Berlin nightclub is a little different from the venues Anne-Sophie Mutter normally performs in.

This is right in her comfort zone:

Classic FM LIve 2012

 

This, however, is a different kettle of fish

For her latest recording project, Anne-Sophie performed to an audience of nightclubbers in Berlin. Here she is walking to the stage:

 

She lifts her violin…

…and hits them with some Vivaldi

 

What did they make of it?

SPOILER ALERT: they loved it. OBVIOUSLY they loved it, because this is Anne-Sophie Mutter we're talking about and she radiates star wattage to rival Beyoncé.

 

 

Here's the whole video:

 

'Anne-Sophie Mutter Live from Yellow Lounge' is the Classic FM Album of the Week, week commencing 24 August 2015

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