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Viennese Connections - Verdi's Requiem

Tom McKinney introduces a week of music making with a Viennese connection for New Year, including concerts and performances from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

Tom McKinney introduces a week of music making with a Viennese connection for the New Year including concerts and performances from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra. Today sees conductor Riccardo Muti marking the 30th anniversary of the death of a figure who had a long association with the city.

From the 2019 Salzburg Festival:
Verdi: Messa da Requiem
Anita Rachvelishvili (mezzo-soprano)
Krassimira Stoyanova (soprano)
Francesco Meli (tenor)
Ildar Abdrazakov (bass)
Vienna State Opera Chorus Concert Association
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti

Martinu: Concerto for two string orchestras, piano and timpani
Brahms: Violin Concerto
(Julia Fischer, violin)
Vienna Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andres Orozco-Estrada

3 hours

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Messa da Requiem

    Singer: Anita Rachvelishvili. Singer: Krassimira Stoyanova. Singer: Francesco Meli. Singer: Ildar Abdrazakov. Choir: Vienna State Opera Chorus Concert Association. Conductor: Ernst Raffelsberger. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Double Concerto for two string orchestras, piano and timpani

    Performer: Ivo Kahánek. Orchestra: Wiener Symphoniker. Conductor: Andrés Orozco‐Estrada.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77

    Performer: Julia Fischer. Orchestra: Wiener Symphoniker. Conductor: Philippe Jordan.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht (Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen)

    Singer: Andrè Schuen. Orchestra: ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gabor Kali.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ging heut' morgen übers Feld (Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen)

    Singer: Andrè Schuen. Orchestra: ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gabor Kali.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ich hab' ein glühend Messer (Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen)

    Singer: Andrè Schuen. Orchestra: ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gabor Kali.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Die zwei blauen Augen von meinen Schatz (Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen)

    Singer: Andrè Schuen. Orchestra: ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gabor Kali.

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