Brahms: A German Requiem
To mark Armistice Day, Marin Alsop conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in Brahms's A German Requiem.
Recorded at the Royal Festival Hall, London on Sunday 11th November.
To mark Armistice Day, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment performs Brahms’ German Requiem.
Presented by Martin Handley.
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem
Elizabeth Watts, soprano
Samuel Hasselhorn, baritone
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Choir of the Enlightenment
Marin Alsop, conductor
Music written for the Requiem Mass was usually performed in Latin. But Brahms broke the mould with this colossal, German-language masterpiece, which treats death from a humanistic perspective.