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Work: Mass in D Major "Missa solemnis”, Op.123

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ComposerBeethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
PeriodRomantic
Work typeChoral
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New York CityThe Philadelphia Orchestra

Carnegie Hall Corporation
Frank, Beethoven
The Philadelphia Orchestra; Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Jennifer Rowley; Karen Cargill; Rodrick Dixon; Eric Owens

DornachBeethovens Missa solemnis mit dem Glarisegger Chor

Beethoven: Mass in D Major "Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Zurich Symphony Orchestra; Heinz Bähler; Glarisegger Chor; Judith Graf; Céline Akçag; Michael Nowak

CórdobaMissa solemnis

Beethoven: Mass in D Major "Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Orquesta de Córdoba; Carlos Domínguez-Nieto; Raquel Lojendio; Marifé Nogales; Gustavo Peña; Jochen Kupfer

BarcelonaMissa solemnis

Beethoven: Mass in D Major "Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya; Josep Vila i Casañas; Siobhan Stagg; Sophie Harmsen; Werner Güra; Dietrich Henschel

KreuzlingenBeethovens Missa solemnis mit dem Glarisegger Chor

Beethoven: Mass in D Major "Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Zurich Symphony Orchestra; Heinz Bähler; Glarisegger Chor; Judith Graf; Céline Akçag; Michael Nowak
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Berlin remembers World War 1 with Beethoven's Missa solemnis

Fine orchestral sound and outstanding solo singing from Sarah Connolly and Steve Davislim aren't enough to compensate for poor balance and timing in Beethoven's great choral work.
**111
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Highly uplifting Missa solemnis at La Scala

The conductor favours measured tempi and unfussy direction, allowing the work to stand mountain-like as an expression of its own intrinsic magnificence.
*****
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Pacific Chorale celebrates Alexander's last season

In “five large symphonic movements”, the performance had a celebratory air, poised somewhere between Mahler's “Resurrection” Symphony and Mozart's Requiem.
****1
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The wow factor in Beethoven’s Missa solemnis

These two Manchester-based choirs formed a formidable partnership for one of the most gruelling choral works in the repertoire. The four soloists, however distinguished as individuals, produced mixed results.
****1
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A restrained Missa solemnis from Herreweghe

Philippe Herreweghe deftly coordinated the four vocalists, the Rotterdam Philharmonic, and his Collegium Vocale Gent through Beethoven’s challenging score.
***11
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