Ein deutsches Requiem
Johannes Brahms

Ein deutsches Requiem

Orchestre des Champs-Élysées/Herreweghe/Collegium Vocale Gent

Label: Fryderyk Chopin Institute
Format: DVD music
Barcode: 5907690736521
Catalog number: NIFCDVD 003
Releasedate: 22-03-13
  • On the 180th anniversary of the birth of Johannes Brahms, the Fryderyk Chopin Institute is releasing the German composer’s masterful Ein deutsches Requiem
  • This is the first ever audio-video edition of Brahms’s Requiem on historical instruments
  • An exceptional performance by the soloists, the choir Collegium Vocale Gent and the Orchestre des Champs-Elysees under the baton of Philippe Herreweghe
  • Produced in HD technology, with supreme sound quality, these films stylishly convey the unique atmosphere of the concerts and their special venue
This DVD is part of the cycle ‘Romantic Requiem’, presenting recordings of funeral masses by nineteenth-century composers, which, performed at the Holy Cross Basilica in front of Chopin’s heart, represent a singular tribute to the great Polish composer.