A Program Sung in Latin

November 7, 2020, 4:30 pm

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Selections will be heard from religious works by Charpentier, Rossini, Verdi, and Bruckner. Also heard will be Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana and a choral work from the film The Lion in Winter. Among the various artists will be Cecilia Bartoli, Ľuba Orgonášová, and Jussi Björling.


“Prelude” and “Te Deum Laudamus” by Marc‐Antoine Charpentier
Stephen Roberts , baritone; Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; Academy of St Martin’s in the Fields; Philip Ledger, conductor
(EMI 1978)

“Quis est homo” from Stabat Mater by Gioachino Rossini
Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano; Ľubica Orgonášová, soprano; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Myung-whun Chung, conductor
(DGG 1995)

“Ingemisco” from Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi
Jussi Björling, tenor; Vienna Philharmonic; Fritz Reiner, conductor
(DECCA 1960)

“Sanctus” from The Mass No. 3 (The Great) by Anton Bruckner
Heather Harper, soprano; Anna Reynolds, mezzo-soprano; Robert Tear, tenor
New Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra; Daniel Barenboim, conductor
(EMI 1972)

“Eleanore, Reginae” from The Lion in Winter by Denis Stevens
Academia Monteverdiana; Denis Stevens, conductor

“O Fortuna” Carmina Burana by Carl Orff
London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Andre Previn, conductor
(EMI 1974)