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Brett Dean on composing The Last Days of Socrates

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Brett Dean's large-scale oratorio The Last Days of Socrates for bartione soloist, chorus and orchestra, commissioned by Rundfunkchor Berlin, received its world premiere in April 2013 in Berlin with Sir John Tomlison and the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.

In this video, the composer gives insight into the creative process. The clip also shows excerpts from the rehearsals.

The whole performance can be seen by subscribers in the orchestra's Digital Concert Hall at http://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/concert/3458.

(Clip streamed with kind permission by Berlin Phil Media)

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