On 6 May 2017 at 8 pm, Alexander Liebreich will conduct the Munich Chamber Orchestra and the RIAS Chamber Choir in a performance of Beethoven’s only oratorio, Christ on the Mount of Olives, as well as Arvo Pärt’s Te Deum, written in 1984.
The MCO has frequently been a guest of the RIAS Chamber Choir. In Berlin’s Kammermusiksaal, the two ensembles will perform with Liebreich, who was the orchestra’s Artistic Director and Principal Conductor until 2016, as well as the soloists Simona Šaturová, Benjamin Bruns, and Stephan Genz. The same program was presented in Munich’s Prinzregententheater in Febraury 2017.
Arvo Pärt – Te Deum
for three choirs, prepared piano, tape recording, and strings
Ludwig van Beethoven – Christ on the Mount of Olives Op. 85
Oratorio for solo voices, choir, and orchestra
Simona Šaturová, soprano
Benjamin Bruns, tenor
Stephan Genz, baritone
Mehr Informationen und Tickets: www.rias-kammerchor.de
Photo RIAS Kammerchor above: Matthias Heyde