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CD-Cover: Johann Sebastian Bach - Johannes-Passion | Picture: BR-KLASSIK to the audio with informations Johann Sebastian Bach St. John Passion

The qualities that make this live recording of a performance at the Herkulessaal in Munich’s Residence in March of 2015 so special are the fresh voices of the vocalists, the highly praised “crystal-clear sound” of the Chor des BR under the direction of peter Dijkstra and the period instrument ensemble Concerto Köln. [more]

CD-Cover "Antonín Dvoráks "Stabat mater" | Picture: BR-KLASSIK; Montage: BR to the audio with informations Antonín Dvorák Stabat mater

Dvorak's compelling "Stabat mater" is not only the best-known of this Czech composer's sacred works - it is also arguably one of the most impressive settings of any mediaeval poetic texts. The Chor and Symphonieorchester des BR performed this work in March of 2015 in Munich's Herkulessaal. The recording of this memorable concert served as the basis for this. [more]