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Brno and Mafra

The final part of Radio 3's annual journey around Europe for a sequence of live and specially recorded concerts, including concerts from Brno and Mafra.

The final part of Radio 3's annual journey around Europe for a sequence of live and specially recorded concerts. The Brno concert includes a premiere for baritone and chorus by the composer and musician Ondrej Kyas. Then finally to the monastery church in Mafra for a concert of Christmas music featuring six organs and three choirs.

10.30pm from Brothers of Mercy Hall, Brno (recorded earlier this evening)
Ondrej Kyas: O Antiphons for baritone and chorus (first performance)
Peter Graham: Sonata da chiesa for strings
Ondrej Kyas: Magnificat
Roman Hoza (baritone)
Ensemble Versus
Ensemble Opera Diversa
Gabriela Tardonova (conductor)

11.30pm from Basilica, Mafra (recorded earlier this evening)
Trad arr Raposo: Natal de Linhares
Trad arr Garcia: O menino esta dormindo
Garcia: Ave Maria
Trad arr Raposo: Oh bento airoso
Trad arr Garcia Eu hei-de m'ir ao resepio
Trad arr Garcia: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Carrapatoso: Floresta de musica (Suite for the six historical organs of Mafra)
Trad arr Garcia: O Tannenbaum
Trad arr Willcocks: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Holst: In the Bleak Mid-winter
Trad arr Wilberg: Ding dong merrily on high
Trad arr Willcocks: Adeste fideles
Rafaela Faria (soprano)
Rui Paiva, Flavia Almeida Castro, Antonio Pereira, Joao Valerio, Sara Neto, Afonso Dias (organs)
Vocal Ensemble of Academia de Música de Santa Cecília, Lisbon
Children and Youth Choirs of AMSC
Antonio Gonçalves (conductor)

Photo of the AMSC ensembles at Basilica Mafra (c) Jorge Carmona / Antena 2 RTP, 2017.

1 hour, 58 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 Dec 2017 22:30

Music Played

  • Ondřej Kyas

    O Antiphons for baritone and strings (premiere)

    Singer: Roman Hoza. Ensemble: Ensemble Opera Diversa. Conductor: Gabriela Tardonová.
  • Peter Graham

    Sonata da Chiesa

    Ensemble: Ensemble Opera Diversa. Ensemble: Ensemble Versus. Conductor: Gabriela Tardonová.
  • Ondřej Kyas

    Magnificat, for Chorus & Strings

    Ensemble: Ensemble Opera Diversa. Conductor: Gabriela Tardonová.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV.881 (Book 2, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 23.
  • Traditional

    Natal de Linhares

    Music Arranger: Filipe Raposo. Performer: Rafaela Faria. Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: António Gonçalves.
  • Traditional

    O menino está dormindo

    Music Arranger: Carlos García. Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: António Gonçalves.
  • Carlos García

    Ave Maria arr for soprano and 4 organs

    Performer: Rafaela Faria. Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: Antonio Goncalves.
  • Traditional

    Ó Bento airoso arr for six organs

    Music Arranger: Filipe Raposo. Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: Antonio Goncalves.
  • Traditional

    Eu hei-de m'ir ao Presépio

    Music Arranger: Carlos García. Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: António Gonçalves.
  • Traditional

    Gloria in Excelsis Deo

    Music Arranger: Carlos García. Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: Antonio Goncalves.
  • Eurico Carrapatoso

    Floresta de Mvsica (Flowers of Music) - suite for the six historical organs of Mafra (premiere)

    Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: António Gonçalves.
  • Traditional

    O Tannenbaum

    Music Arranger: Carlos García. Performer: Rafaela Faria. Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: António Gonçalves.
  • Traditional

    Hark The Herald Angels Sing

    Music Arranger: Sir David Willcocks. Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: Antonio Goncalves.
  • Gustav Holst

    In The Bleak Midwinter

    Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: Antonio Goncalves.
  • Anonymous

    Ding Dong Merrily on High

    Music Arranger: Mack Wilberg. Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: António Gonçalves.
  • Traditional

    Adeste Fideles

    Music Arranger: Sir David Willcocks. Ensemble: Academia de Música de Santa Cecília. Conductor: Antonio Goncalves.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Sonata in C Major K.6 (iii) Menuetto 1 & 2

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova. Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • Hyperion CDA68092.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.

Broadcast

  • Sun 17 Dec 2017 22:30

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