Mozart: Great Mass [Nathalie Stutzmann]

Conducted by the contemporary French classical and opera singer and orchestral conductor Nathalie Stutzmann, the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo State Symphony – OSESP) and Coro Acadêmico e Coro da OSESP perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor (German: Große Messe in c-Moll), K. 427/417a. Soloists: Ekaterina Siurina (soprano), …

Beethoven: Missa solemnis (hr-Sinfonieorchester, Wiener Singverein, Orozco-Estrada)

Conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) and the Wiener Singverein perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Missa solemnis in D major, Op. 123. Soloists: Regine Hangler: soprano, Katrin Wundsam: Alto, Steve Davislim: Tenor, Hanno Müller-Brachmann: Bass. Recorded during the Rheingau Musik Festival 2016 at the Kloster Eberbach (Eberbach Abbey) on July 1st, 2016.

Mozart: Requiem in D Minor [Philippe Herreweghe, Orchestre des Champs-Elysees, Collegium Vocale Gent]

Conducted by Philippe Herreweghe, Orchestre des Champs-Elysees, and Collegium Vocale Gent perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626). Soloists: Carolyn Sampson, soprano; Ingeborg Danz, alto; Mark Padmore, tenor; Alfred Reiter, bass. Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London during the BBC Proms 2006. The celebration concert of the composer’s 250th anniversary.

Rossini: Stabat Mater [hr-Sinfonieorchester, MDR Rundfunkchor, Orozco-Estrada]

Conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) and MDR Rundfunkchor (The Radio Choir of Leipzig, one of the oldest radio choirs in the world) perform Gioachino Rossini’s Stabat Mater, a musical work based on the traditional structure of the Stabat Mater for chorus and soloists. Recorded during the Rheingau Musik Festival 2015 …

Händel Celebration Concert [The English Concert, Händelfestspielorchester Halle, Howard Arman]

On the occasion of the 250th anniversary of the death of George Frideric Händel, leading interpreters of Baroque music presented an opulent program dedicated to the work of the great composer. The Händel Celebration concert took place in 2009 at the Marktkirche in Halle/Germany.

Mozart: Requiem [Michel Corboz]

Conducted by the Swiss conductor Michel Corboz, Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne (choir) and Sinfonia Varsovia (orchestra) perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626). Soloists: Charlotte Müller Perrier – soprano, Valérie Bonnard – alto, Valério Contaldo – tenor, Peter Harvey – baritone. This performance was recorded during “La folle journée” 2010, the …

Mozart: Great Mass [Laurence Equilbey]

Conducted by Laurence Equilbey, the Insula orchestra and Accentus (a French chamber choir founded by Laurence Equilbey in 1991) perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor (German: Große Messe in c-Moll), K. 427/417a. Soloists: Julie Fuchs (soprano), Ann Hallenberg (mezzo-soprano), Benjamin Hulett (tenor), Markus Werba (baritone). Recorded at the Grande Chapelle du Séminaire …

Verdi: Requiem [1967, Karajan, Young Pavarotti is one of the soloists]

A great and dramatic presentation of Herbert von Karajan conducting La Scala Orchestra and Chorus of Milan with the soloists Leontyne Price (soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Fiorenza Cossotto (mezzo-soprano), and Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) at an amazing version of Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem. This 1967 filmed performance is a treasure of classical music.

Ramírez: Misa Criolla [José Carreras and Mercedes Sosa versions]

Misa Criolla is the most famous work of the Argentine composer, pianist, and music director Ariel Ramírez (4 September 1921 – 18 February 2010). The Misa, a mass for tenor, chorus, and orchestra, is based on folk genres such as chacarera, carnavalito, and estilo pampeano, with Andean influences and instruments. It is also one of …