wed 21 jan 2009 20:00 

The choristic Fin de Siècle: choir music at the end of the 19th century.

In this programme of two hours you will get some insight in how composers wrote for choirs from different European corners: from Russia, Italy and Great-Britain.
1. Edward Elgar, Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands, op.27. London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra led by Richard Hickox.
2. Pavel Tsjesnokov, Panychida : Russian requiem no.2 op.39. Ekaterinenburg Philharmonic Choir led by W. Kopanev.
3. Guiseppe Verdi, Quattro pezzi sacri. Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique led by John Eliot Gardiner.