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
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op 45
King's College Choir
Sarah-Jane Brandon (soprano)
Simon Keenlyside (baritone)
Richard Gowers (King's Organ Scholar)
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Stephen Cleobury.