Sir Simon Rattle has announced he is to leave the Berlin philharmonic when his contract as chief conductor expires in five years' time. Rattle started in Berlin back in 2002 and has since then reached pop status in Berlin. Classicalify has been to many of Rattles concerts in Berlin and enjoyed all of them very much. Rattle has said it wasn't an easy decision for him but he wan'ts to give the orchestra plenty of time to find a new music director. Who will it be?.