Ebu Palm Sunday 2014


01Bach's St Matthew Passion20140413

As part of this year's European Broadcasting Union special day of music to mark Palm Sunday, Collegium Vocale Ghent joins the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and conductor Philippe Herreweghe to perform Bach's mighty St Matthew Passion at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

Bach: St Matthew Passion, BWV 244

Maximilian Schmitt (Evangelist, tenor)

Thomas E. Bauer (Christus, baritone)

Carolyn Sampson (soprano)

Damien Guillon (countertenor)

Benjamin Hulett (tenor)

Peter Kooij (bass)

Collegium Vocale Ghent

Dutch National Boys' Choir

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Philippe Herreweghe (conductor).

02 LASTDurufle, Smolka, Rore20140413

Radio 3 continues its day of music from the European Broadcasting Union to mark Palm Sunday, beginning with a concert recorded at the Herkulessaal in Munich. The Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra perform Duruflé's Requiem, followed by an Agnus Dei by the contemporary Czech composer Martin Smolka. Then, highlights from a concert given at the Church of the Minimes in Brussels, featuring the Huelgas Ensemble in music by the Franco-Flemish composer Cipriano de Rore.


Duruflé: Requiem, Op.9

Bavarian Radio Chorus

Bayerischer Landesjugendchor

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Robin Ticciati (conductor)

Martin Smolka: Agnus Dei, for double chorus a cappella

Peter Dijkstra (conductor)

c. 10.30pm

Cipriano de Rore: Adducunt ergo Jesum

Cipriano de Rore: Judaei ergo quoniam parasceve erat

Huelgas Ensemble

Paul Van Nevel (director).