Bavarian Radio Chorus / Landshamer / Nazmi / Dijkstra

Brahms: A German Requiem

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Christina Landshamer
Christina Landshamer © Marco Borggreve
Tareq Nazmi
Tareq Nazmi © Marco Borggreve
Bavarian Radio Choir
Bavarian Radio Choir © Astrid Ackermann
Peter Dijkstra
Peter Dijkstra © Astrid Ackermann
Gerold Huber
Gerold Huber © Marion Köll

From person to person

Johannes Brahms’s German Requiem is one of the most moving and tonally intense works from the Romantic era. When Brahms – who was born in Hamburg in 1833 – composed his requiem, he wasn’t really thinking about the salvation of the dead. He was primarily focused on providing solace to the bereaved. »I created my funeral music as a beatitude for mourners,« he explained. Words by humans for humans. He turned away completely from the church conventions that had dominated until then, and from integration into religious rites, and created a new form for the requiem as a humanist work.

Performers

Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Christina Landshamer soprano

Tareq Nazmi bass

Max Hanft piano

Gerold Huber piano

conductor Peter Dijkstra

Programme

Johannes Brahms
A German Requiem, Op. 45 (version for soloists, choir and piano two or four hands)

Estimated end time

21:30

Promoter: Künstler- und Konzertmanagement Preisinger

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