iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for BBC NOW and Chorus - Haydn, Brahms

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

BBC NOW and Chorus - Haydn, Brahms

Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 13 June 2014

Live from St David's Hall, Cardiff

Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas

Haydn: Symphony No 99 in E flat major

8.00: Interval music

8.20
Brahms: A German Requiem

Gisela Stille (soprano)
John Lundgren (baritone)
BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales
Thomas Sondergard, conductor

BBC NOW's Principal Conductor closes the Cardiff season with Brahms's German Requiem, a work of hope shot through with a powerful sense of calm and serenity. Haydn was one of Brahms's favourite composers and the freshness and vigour of his Symphony No 99 has endeared it to audiences for more than two centuries.

Credits

Performer
BBC National Chorus of Wales
Performer
BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Broadcasts

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss