Neeme Järvi in concert: Mozart, Wagner, Brahms & Reger Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, State Choir Latvija & Neeme Järvi
Artist: Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, State Choir Latvija & Neeme Järvi
Composer: Richard Wagner (1813-1883), Max Reger (1873-1916), Johannes Brahms (1833-1897), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Album including Album cover Booklet (PDF)
- Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883): Polonia, WWV 39:
- 1Wagner: Polonia, WWV 39: Overture11:54
- Max Reger (1873 - 1916): Serenade, Op. 95:
- 2Reger: Serenade, Op. 95: I. Allegro moderato13:30
- 3Reger: Serenade, Op. 95: II. Vivace e Burlesca03:36
- 4Reger: Serenade, Op. 95: III. Andante semplice10:05
- 5Reger: Serenade, Op. 95: IV. Allegro con spirito13:40
- Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897): Schicksalslied, Op. 54:
- 6Brahms: Schicksalslied, Op. 54: I. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll06:03
- 7Brahms: Schicksalslied, Op. 54: II. Allegro ('Doch uns ist gegeben')06:15
- 8Brahms: Schicksalslied, Op. 54: III. Adagio02:08
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791): Ave verum corpus, KV 618:
- 9Mozart: Ave verum corpus, KV 61806:28
Info for Neeme Järvi in concert: Mozart, Wagner, Brahms & Reger
The legendary conductor Neeme Järvi celebrated his eighty-fifth birthday in the summer of 2022, in Tallinn, giving a series of concerts with his beloved Estonian National Symphony Orchestra. This album serves not just as a commemoration of those wonderful concerts, but also as a personal calling card for this remarkable musician.
The concert overture Polonia, published in 1836, may well have been inspired by Wagner's encounters with defeated Polish nationalists in Leipzig in 1832. Wagner wrote several concert overtures during this period - whilst plans for his revolutionary operatic output were developing - including Christoph Columbus and Rule Britannia!!
Max Reger composed the Serenade in G major in 1905 - 06; it demonstrates the style and talent of this too-little-heard composer. Brahms set Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny), a poem by Friedrich Hölderlin, in two movements with chorus, but then added a third, an orchestral postlude. Ave verum corpus, possibly Mozart's best-known setting for chorus, rounds off the programme.
State Choir Latvija
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
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