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Brahms, Wagner, Schumann and Schutz

With Ian Skelly. Schutz: An den Wassern zu Babel; German Magnificat. Brahms: Violin Sonata No 2. Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde). Schumann: Piano Trio No 1.

Ian Skelly introduces performances from Vienna, Prague, Berlin and Madrid. Tonight the leading Finnish soprano, Karita Mattila sings the Liebestod from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde and Leonid Kavakos continues his Sunday evening traversal of Brahms's Violin Sonatas.

Heinrich Schütz
An den Wassern zu Babel, SWV 37
Berlin Radio Chorus, Gijs Leenaars (director)
rec. Passionskirche, Berlin

Brahms
Violin Sonata No.2 in A, op.100
Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Yuja Wang (piano)
rec. Musikverein, Vienna

Wagner
Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Karita Mattila (soprano),
Czech Philharmonic, Jirí Belohlávek (conductor)
rec. Dvorák Hall, Rudolfinum, Prague

Robert Schumann
Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, op. 63
Ex Aequo Trio
rec. Fundación Juan March, Madrid

Schutz
German Magnificat, SWV 494
Berlin Radio Chorus, Gijs Leenaars (director)
rec. Passionskirche, Berlin

Photo of Fundación Juan March (c) Luis García.

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