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Hauptkirche St. Michaelis
Sat, 30 Apr 2016   19:00

Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg / Kent Nagano

2. Internationales Musikfest Hamburg

Not only arrangements but also acoustics make a piece of music when performed. One of the first to experiment with effects like reverberation and stereo sound were the cantors of San Marco of Venice in the 16th century. Among them was Giovanni Gabrieli, who positioned choirs on different galleries for the sake of acoustic effects. Kent Nagano now puts his »Canzones sacrae« together with Pierre Boulez‘ »Répons« und Brahms’ »A German Requiem« on stage.

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Performers

Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

Chor der Hamburgischen Staatsoper

EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO des SWR Freiburg

Christina Gansch soprano

Michael Volle baritone

Lena-Maria Buchberger harp

Christoph Grund piano

Julia Vogelsänger piano

Françoise Rivalland percussion

Jochen Schorer drums

Marc Strobel drums

conductor Kent Nagano

Programme

Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzones sacrae

Pierre Boulez
Répons / für sechs Solisten, Ensemble und Live-Elektronik

Johannes Brahms
Ein deutsches Requiem op. 45

Festival

Promoter: Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

A production of the 2nd Hamburg International Music Festival in cooperation with the Hamburg State Opera