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2 concert with Nikolaus Harnoncourt

  • A Beethoven evening with Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    A Beethoven evening with Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    This Beethoven evening from October 2011 marks Nikolaus Harnoncourt’s final guest appearance with the Berliner Philharmoniker – the end of an exceptionally happy and fruitful collaboration which had begun in 1991. The concert demonstrates the undiminished vitality of this partnership with a rousing interpretation of the Fifth Symphony, which for Simon Rattle amounted to the “effect of a volcanic eruption”.

    29 Oct 2011

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    Rundfunkchor Berlin

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Mass in C major, op. 86

      Julia Kleiter Soprano, Elisabeth von Magnus Mezzo-Soprano, Werner Güra Tenor, Florian Boesch Bass, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67

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      Interview
      Nikolaus Harnoncourt in conversation with Olaf Wilhelmer

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  • Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts Haydn’s “Orlando paladino”

    Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducts Haydn’s “Orlando paladino”

    Nikolaus Harnoncourt called Haydn’s Orlando paladino a “totally mad, modern opera” and praised the “combination of pathos and irony, of real feelings and completely overwrought wooing”, which is “carried to extremes in Haydn’s inspired interpretation”. In this recording from 2009, Harnoncourt conducts the work with an outstanding ensemble of soloists, headed by Jane Archibald, Jonathan Lemalu, Kurt Streit and Michelle Breedt.

    22 Mar 2009

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Nikolaus Harnoncourt

    • Joseph Haydn
      Orlando Paladino, Dramma eroicomico, Hob. XXVIII:I (concert performance)

      Jane Archibald Angelica, Mojca Erdmann Eurilla, Michelle Breedt Alcina, Kurt Streit Orlando, James Taylor Medoro, Markus Schäfer Pasquale, Paul O'Neill Licone, Jonathan Lemalu Rodomonte, Markus Butter Caronte

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      Interview
      Nikolaus Harnoncourt talks about Haydn’s “Orlando Paladino”

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