Name : Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
Genre : Classical
Conductor : Sir Simon Rattle
Artist : Sally Matthews (soprano), Lawrence Brownlee (tenor), Christian Gerhaher (baritone), Knabenchor des Staats-und Domchores Berlin, Berlin Radio Chorus, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
A joyful celebration welcoming the New Year, this Gala from Berlin presents the world-renowned Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, in Carl Orff's famous Carmina Burana, an intensely dramatic cantata that remains one of the most widely performed works from the twentieth century . With an exceptional vocal line-up - soprano Sally Matthews, tenor Lawrence Brownlee and baritone Christian Gerhaher - this is an energetic and thrilling performance. Beethoven's Leonore No. 3 overture and Handel's supreme 'Hallelujah' Chorus are also included.
Recorded live at the Philharmonie Berlin, 31 December 2004 .
Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3 , Op. 72b
Carl Orff: Carmina Burana
George Friedrich Handel: Messiah, Part II: Hallelujah (arr. Sir Eugene Goossens)
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