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Easter at King's

Live from King's College, Cambridge, Donald Macleod presents a concert given for the Easter at King's Festival. The BBC CO feature in Mozart, Bruckner, Mendelssohn and Brahms.

Donald Macleod presents a concert live from the Easter at King's Festival in Cambridge, conducted by Director of Music Stephen Cleobury. Brahms's German Requiem is the main work in the programme, which the composer described as a 'human' requiem, written not for the dead, but for the living who seek to transcend the human condition.

Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
Bruckner: Christus factus est
Mendelssohn: Hör mein Bitten (Hear My Prayer)
Brahms: Warum ist das Licht gegeben

8.05 INTERVAL

8.25
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op 45

King's College Choir
Philharmonia Chorus
Sarah-Jane Brandon (soprano)
Simon Keenlyside (baritone)
Richard Gowers (King's Organ Scholar)
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Stephen Cleobury.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Ave verum corpus

      Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Anton Bruckner

      Christus factus est

      Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Felix Mendelssohn

      Hör mein Bitten (Hear my Prayer)

      Singer: Sarah-Jane Brandon. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Johannes Brahms

      Warum ist das Licht gegeben

      Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
  • Interval

    • Amy Beach

      A Cradle Song of the Lonely Mother, Op.108

      Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Amy Beach

      By the Still Waters

      Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Amy Beach

      Improvisations, Op.128 No.1 & No.2

      Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Amy Beach

      Out of the Depths, Op.130

      Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
  • Part 2

    • Johannes Brahms

      Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op.45

      Singer: Sarah-Jane Brandon. Singer: Simon Keenlyside. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Choir: Philharmonia Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
  • Post-concert

    • Enrique Granados

      El amor y la muerte (Goyescas)

      Performer: Garrick Ohlsson.
      • Granados: Goyescas: Ohlsson.
      • Hyperion.
    • Manuel de Falla

      El Pano moruno & Seguidilla murciana from Canciones Populares Espanolas, arr. for trumpet and piano

      Performer: Tine Thing Helseth. Performer: Kathryn Stott.
      • EMI.

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