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BBC NOW and Chorus - Haydn, Brahms

Live from St David's Hall, Cardiff, the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales conducted by Thomas Sondergard. Haydn: Symphony No 99 in E flat. Brahms: A German Requiem.

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.

2 hours, 30 minutes

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Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Chorus of Wales
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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