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Proms 2014: Beethoven's Missa Solemnis

John Shea presents a performance given at the 2014 BBC Proms to mark the 50th anniversary of the Monteverdi Choir, featuring Beethoven's Missa Solemnis.

John Shea presents a performance from the BBC Proms 2014 of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, marking the 50th Anniversary of the Monteverdi Choir.

12:31 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van [1770-1827]
Missa solemnis (Mass in D major), Op.123
Lucy Crowe (soprano), Jennifer Johnston (mezzo soprano), Michael Spyres (tenor), Matthew Rose (bass), Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

1:47 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Fürchte dich nicht (BWV.228)
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

1:57 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Komm, Jesu, Komm! (BWV.229)
Monteverdi Choir, continuo players of the English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

2:07 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Jesu, meine Freude (BWV.227)
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

2:31 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor (Op.25)
Rian de Waal (piano), Joan Berkhemer (violin), Michel Samson (viola), Nadia David (cello)

3:10 AM
Diepenbrock, Alphons [1862-1921] arr. Reeser, Eduard (1908-)
Lydische Nacht (1913)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Hans Vonk (conductor)

3:29 AM
Bruckner, Anton (1824-1896)
Os iusti
Mnemosyne Choir, Caroline Westgeest (director)

3:34 AM
Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich (1732-1795)
Sinfonia for strings and continuo in D minor
Das Kleine Konzert

3:43 AM
Svendsen, Johan (1840-1911)
Romance for violin and orchestra in G major (Op.26)
Julia Fischer (violin), Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green (conductor)

3:51 AM
Bacewicz, Grazyna (1909-1969)
Concert Oberek
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jan Krenz (conductor)

3:54 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Polonaise-fantasy for piano (Op.61) in A flat major
Yulianna Avdeeva (piano)

4:08 AM
Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924)
Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut
BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

4:13 AM
Tobias, Rudolf (1873-1918)
Busslied - motet
Eesti Projekt Chamber Choir

4:16 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major for 3 violins, 3 violas, 3 cellos & basso continuo, BWV.1048
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer (conductor)

4:31 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Coriolan Overture in C minor (Op.62) (1807)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck (conductor)

4:39 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio [1678-1741]
Concerto in F (Rv.574) for violin, 2 oboes, 2 horns, bassoon & cello
Zefira Valova (violin), Anna Starr & Markus Müller (oboes), Anneke Scott & Joseph Walters (horns), Jane Gower (bassoon), Rebecca Rosen (cello) Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko (director)

4:51 AM
Balakirev, Mily Alexeyevich (1837-1910)
Overture on Russian Themes
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard (conductor)

5:00 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897) (Text Hölderlin)
Schicksalslied (Song of destiny) for chorus and orchestra (Op.54)
Oslo Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (conductor)

5:16 AM
Geminiani, Francesco (1687-1762)
Concerto No.1 in D major, Op.7 No.1 (1746)
Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze (director/violin)

5:25 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Symphony No.29 in A major (K.201)
The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Terje Tønnesen (conductor)

5:46 AM
Milhaud, Darius (1892-1974)
Scaramouche
James Anagnoson, Leslie Kinton (pianos)

5:56 AM
Horneman, Christian Frederik Emil (1840-1906)
Ouverture til Helteliv (A Hero's Life - overture)
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt (conductor)

6:10 AM
Handel, Georg Friedrich (1685-1759)
Dica il falso, dica il vero - from Alessandro Act 2 Scene 8
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze (director)

6:15 AM
Telemann, Georg Philipp (1681-1767)
Suite for strings and continuo (TWV.55:g1) in G minor 'La Musette'
B'Rock.

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Excerpt from "Madrigal-Nocturne" from "La Cheminee du Roi Rene"

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Missa solemnis (Mass in D major), Op.123

    Singer: Lucy Crowe. Singer: Jennifer Johnston. Orchestra: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique. Singer: Michael Spyres. Singer: Matthew Rose. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Furchte dich nicht (BWV.228)

    Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Jesu, meine Freude (BWV.227)

    Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Excerpt from "Madrigal-Nocturne" from "La Cheminee du Roi Rene"

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Quartet No 1 in G minor Op 25

    Performer: Rian de Waal. Performer: Joan Berkhemer. Performer: Michel Samson. Performer: Nadia David.
    • NLNOS.
  • Alphons Diepenbrock

    Lydische Nacht (1913) (version for orchestra only)

    Music Arranger: Eduard Reeser. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Hans Vonk.
    • NLNPO.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Os justi ('The mouth of the righteous')

    Choir: Mnemosyne Choir. Director: Caroline Westgeest.
    • HUMR.
  • Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach

    Sinfonia for strings and continuo in D minor

    Ensemble: Das Kleine Konzert.
    • DEWDR.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Violin Romance in G major, Op 26

    Performer: Julia Fischer. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Christopher Warren‐Green.
    • NONRK.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    Concert Oberek [1949]

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jan Krenz.
    • PLPR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise-fantasy in A flat major, Op 61

    Performer: Yulianna Avdeeva.
    • PLPR.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Intermezzo (excerpt Manon Lescaut (between Acts 2 and 3))

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • GBBBC.
  • Rudolf Tobias

    Busslied – motet

    Choir: Eesti Projekt Chamber Choir.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G major, BWV 1048

    Orchestra: Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.
    • AUABC.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Excerpt from "Madrigal-Nocturne" from "La Cheminee du Roi Rene"

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Coriolan Overture, Op 62

    Orchestra: Sveriges Radios Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Manfred Honeck.
    • SESR.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F major (RV.574) for violin, 2 oboes, 2 horns, bassoon & cello

    Performer: Zefira Valova. Performer: Anna Starr. Performer: Markus Muller. Performer: Anneke Scott. Performer: Joseph Walters. Performer: moni Fischaleck. Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
    • PLPR.
  • Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev

    Overture on Russian themes

    Orchestra: Bratislava Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd.
    • SKSR.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Schicksalslied (Song of destiny) for chorus and orchestra, Op 54

    Choir: Oslo Filharmoniske Kor. Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos.
    • NONRK.
  • Francesco Geminiani

    Concerto no.1 in D major (after Corelli's op.5)

    Performer: Andrew Manze. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Andrew Manze.
    • GBBBC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No.29 in A major (K.201)

    Orchestra: Det Norske Kammerorkester. Conductor: Terje Tonnesen.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Scaramouche

    Performer: Anagnoson & Kinton.
    • CACBC.
  • Christian Frederik Emil Horneman

    Ouverture til Helteliv [A Hero's Life - overture]

    Ensemble: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dica il falso, dica il vero -- from Alessandro Act 2 Scene 8

    Singer: Emma Kirkby. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Andrew Manze.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Suite in G minor 'La Musette', TWV.55:g1

    Ensemble: B'Rock. Conductor: Jurgen Gross.
    • BEVRT.

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