Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 - Lobgesang

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 - Lobgesang

Director: Michael Beyer

Cast: Michael Beyer

     
 

Soprano Anne Schwanewilms, soprano Petra-Maria Schitzer, and tenor Peter Seiffert are joined by the GewandhausChor and the Chor Der Oper Leipzig in staging the works of Felix Mendelssohn and Wolfgang Rihm in this release of a live performance captured at the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig in September of 2005. Works by Mendelssohn include the original 1826 version of "Overture… See more details below

Overview

Soprano Anne Schwanewilms, soprano Petra-Maria Schitzer, and tenor Peter Seiffert are joined by the GewandhausChor and the Chor Der Oper Leipzig in staging the works of Felix Mendelssohn and Wolfgang Rihm in this release of a live performance captured at the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig in September of 2005. Works by Mendelssohn include the original 1826 version of "Overture to 'A Midsummer Night's Dream,') "Psalm 114," and the version of the 1840 world premiere of "Symphony No. 2 'Lobgesang,'" with a world premiere performance of Rihm"'s "Verwandlung" rounding out the impressive evening of music. In addition, this lavishly-staged performance also marks Riccardo Chailly's inaugural concert as Music Director of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.Soprano Anne Schwanewilms, soprano Petra-Maria Schitzer, and tenor Peter Seiffert are joined by the GewandhausChor and the Chor Der Oper Leipzig in staging the works of Felix Mendelssohn and Wolfgang Rihm in this release of a live performance captured at the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig in September of 2005. Works by Mendelssohn include the original 1826 version of "Overture to 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'," "Psalm 114," and the version of the 1840 world premier of "Symphony No. 2 'Lobgesang'," with a world premiere performance of Rihm's "Verwandlung" rounding out the impressive evening of music. In addition, this lavishly-staged performance also marks Riccardo Chailly's inaugural concert as Music Director of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.

Read More

Product Details

Release Date:
01/17/2006
UPC:
0880242546685
Source:
Euroarts
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
1:53:00
Sales rank:
61,096

Related Subjects

Cast & Crew

Read More

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 - Lobgesang/Gewandhausorchester Leipzig/Riccardo Chailly
1. Opening [1:19]
2. Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream - Overture [13:19]
3. Rihm: Verwandlung 2 [19:12]
4. Mendelssohn: Psalm 114/Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2 "Lobgesang" [14:41]
5. Con Moto Maestoso - Allegro Vivace [11:10]
6. Allegretto Un Poco Agitato [5:42]
7. Adagio Religioso [6:43]
8. I "Alles, Was Odem Hat" [4:25]
9. II "Lobe Den Herrn" [2:27]
10. III "Saget Es, Die Ihr Erlöst Seid" [:48]
11. IV "Sagt Es, Die Ihr Erlöset Seid" [1:58]
12. V "Ich Harrete Des Herrn" [5:15]
13. VI "Stricke Des Todes - Und Ich Stand Auf" [2:09]
14. VII "Die Nacht Ist Vergangen" [4:40]
15. VIII "Nun Danket Alle Gott" [3:33]
16. IX "Drum Singe Ich Mit Meinem Liede" [2:50]
17. X "Ihr Völker, Bringet Her Dem Herrn Ehre Und Macht!" [8:40]
18. Credits [3:25]

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >