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Long Live Beethoven!

wed 15 apr 2020 10:00 

In today’s episode Beethoven’s works for c hoir and orchestra, part b: opus 80 and 122 and WoO 87, 95 and 126 and Hess 91.

  1. Cantata on the death of emperor Joseph II, WoO 87
    Kiri te Kanawa, soprano. Yvonne Newman, alto. David Barrett, tenor. Michael Langdon, bass.
    BBC Chorus, Choral Society, BBC Symfonie Orchestra led by Colin Davis
  2. Chor auf die verbündeten Fürsten. Ihr weisen Gründer, WoO 95
    Florian Prey, baritone; Chamber Choir of Europe, European Chamber Soloists, Nicol Matt
  3. Bundeslied, opus 122
    Berlin Radio Choir, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra led by Karl Anton Rickenbacher
  4. Opferlied, Hess 91
    Heike Heilmann, Anne Bierwirth, Daniel Johannsen, Manfred Bittner, Elisabeth Grünert
  5. Opferlied, WoO 126
    Peter Schreier, tenor; Walter Olbertz, piano.

    In 2020 it is 250 years since Ludwig van Beethoven was born. The Concertzender will tackle this with the ambitious plan to broadcast all of his works at least once during the year. Every week from Monday to Friday between 10 am and 11 am, Beethoven takes centre stage!

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