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Donald Macleod is joined by writer and broadcaster Stephen Johnson to explore Schubert's last mass, considered by many to be a neglected masterpiece.

Standchen (Serenade, text by Grillparzer), D920
Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano)
Alan Armstrong, Jason Bella, Mark Hammond, Philip Lawford, Arthur Linley, Richard Edgar-Wilson (tenors)
David Barnard, David Beezer, Duncan Perkins, James Pitman, Christopher Vigar (baritones/basses)
Graham Johnson (piano)

Mass in E flat for five solo voices, mixed chorus and orchestra, D950
Benjamin Schmidinger (soprano)
Albin Lenzer (alto)
Jorg Hering, Kurt Azesberger (tenors)
Harry van der Kamp (bass)
Vienna Boys Choir
Peter Marschik (chorus master)
Chorus Viennensis
Guido Mancusi (chorus master)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Bruno Weil (conductor).

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1 hour

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Tue 30 Jun 2009 22:00

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