Available until 20 October 2018

David Bowie: The Berlin Trilogy

A celebration of David Bowie, based on the albums of the Berlin Trilogy: Low, Heroes and Lodger.

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Magnus Carlson, Motoboy, Jennie Abrahamson, Gothenburg Symphonic Choir and conductor Hans Ek conducts David Bowie’s classic songs from his successful career, with a natural finale in Where Are We Now from 2013, where Bowie looks back on his time in Berlin.

Music made with producer Brian Eno in a creative explosion where the Berlin Wall became a symbolic watershed for David Bowie’s creativity, going from punchy pop tunes to symphonically coloured, electronic music. Heroes gave a whole generation a voice, and became a powerful battle cry for all those who wanted to shape their lives on their own terms. Hans Ek is the initiator and has orchestrated this tribute concert.

Recorded for GSOplay in September 2016. To pay tribute to David Bowie, we choose to publish this magical concert on the two-year anniversary since his passing away.


Bowie Low Suite
Bowie Word on a Wing
Bowie Warszawa
Weill Ballade of the Drowning Girl from Das Berliner Requiem
Reed Berlin
Hütter Trans-Europe Express
Bowie “Heroes”
Glass First movement from Symphony No. 4 “Heroes”
Bowie Blackout
Bowie Sense of Doubt
Bowie Sons of the Silent Age
Bowie Fantastic Voyage
Bowie African Night Flight
Bowie Look Back in Anger
Bowie Ashes to Ashes
Osterberg The Passenger
Eno Under Stars
Bowie Blackstar


Gothenburg Symphony
Hans Ek conductor
Göteborgs Symfoniska Kör choir
Magnus Carlson Soloist
Jennie Abrahamson Soloist
Moto Boy Soloist
Jonas Östholm keyboard
Oskar Nilsson Bass
Niklas Lind Drums


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