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Like music lovers the world over, John Nelson believes Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B Minor is a pinnacle of Western music. For years, he has cherished the dream of performing this masterwork in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris with the…
Length
109 mins
Prog. No.
7307
The essence of Verdi’s Requiem can be found in the words Libera me - “Free me”. The great composer employs every means at his disposal to portray man as prisoner of himself, with both his fear of death and yearning for salvation. Recording Dates: 14…
Length
93 mins
Prog. No.
6780
Renowned conductor John Nelson with one of the world’s greatest orchestras, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Gulbenkian Choir and celebrated soloists present Beethoven’s great and well-known work “Missa Solemnis” at Gulbenkian’s Grand Auditorium…
Length
85 mins
Prog. No.
7935
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707) is considered today one of the founding fathers of the 17th century German school, whose influence on composers such as Johann Sebastian Bach, his spiritual son, cannot be overestimated. Not only was he an indisputable…
Length
95 mins
Prog. No.
6752
In the ensemble’s Advent concerts at the Marktkirche, the Knabenchor Hannover sets out under the baton of Jörg Breiding in search of the dynamics and tensions that build up in the weeks between the First Sunday of Advent and Christmas Day – the…
Length
74 mins
Prog. No.
5975
Johann Sebastian Bach's most famous Christmas work was recorded live at the Salle Henry Le Bœuf in the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels. Who would have thought, three centuries ago, that these cantatas, written by Bach for the services from…
Length
145 mins
Prog. No.
5950
On 25 June 2010, conductor John Nelson led the Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, the Netherlands Radio Choir and the famous soloists Lisa Milne (soprano), Werner Güra (tenor), Matthew Rose (baritone), Lucy Crowe (soprano) and Jonathan Beyer…
Length
103 mins
Prog. No.
7937
Herbert Blomstedt appears with the Gewandhaus Orchestra for the last time as the Gewandhaus Music Director in this recording. After seven successful years in Leipzig, the maestro performs a work in the Thomas Church that is especially dear to him:…
Length
117 mins
Prog. No.
5451
In the historic Weimar Herder Church Sir John Eliot Gardiner finds the perfect setting for his recording of the Bach Christmas Oratorio. Against the backdrop of the dramatic altar and Lucas Granach paintings, the Monteverdi Choir and the English…
Length
145 mins
Prog. No.
4509
This work recounts the story of the capture and crucifixion of Christ, using the words of the Holy Scriptures, often interrupted by the poetic interjections of the chorus – dramatic, lyrical and contemplative. The emotional variety and intensity are…
Length
177 mins
Prog. No.
7965