|01||Bach's St Matthew Passion||20140413|
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 LAST||Durufle, Smolka, Rore||20140413|
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
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Robin Ticciati (conductor)
Martin Smolka: Agnus Dei, for double chorus a cappella
Peter Dijkstra (conductor)
Cipriano de Rore: Adducunt ergo Jesum
Cipriano de Rore: Judaei ergo quoniam parasceve erat
Paul Van Nevel (director).