Widmann: Arche (Live at Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg / 2017) Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg, & Kent Nagano
Dear HIGHRESAUDIO Visitor,
due to territorial constraints and also different releases dates in each country you currently can`t purchase this album. We are updating our release dates twice a week. So, please feel free to check from time-to-time, if the album is available for your country.
We suggest, that you bookmark the album and use our Short List function.
Thank you for your understanding and patience.
Yours sincerely, HIGHRESAUDIO
- Jörg Widmann (b.1973): Arche:
- 1Widmann: Arche: 1. Fiat Lux / Es werde Licht (Live at Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg / 2017)18:58
- 2Widmann: Arche: 2. Sintflut (Live at Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg / 2017)29:03
- 3Widmann: Arche: 3. Die Liebe (Live at Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg / 2017)26:55
- 4Widmann: Arche: 4. Dies irae (Live at Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg / 2017)16:52
- 5Widmann: Arche: 5. Dona nobis pacem (Live at Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg / 2017)09:16
Info for Widmann: Arche (Live at Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg / 2017)
Commissioned to write new music to inaugurate the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, composer Jörg Widmann drew inspiration from the shape of the building itself: “From the outside it resembles a ship. To me, the interior looked like the hold of a ship, an ark…Re-emerging into the daylight, the ark idea would not leave me alone. The inflection of the music I had to compose was clear….” Arche, an Oratorio for soloists, choirs, organ and orchestra is a compendious work embracing the course of history in the west with a collaged libretto drawing upon a range of writers: from the unknown authors of the Old Testament to Nietzsche and Sloterdijk via Francis of Assisi, Michelangelo and Schiller. Arche looks at the tradition of the oratorio and transforms it. Dieter Rexroth in the liner notes: “What immediately stands out is above all the impression of paradox and the vast diversity of forms and musical resources. Everything happens at once, everything interlocks. Every moment transports us into another world.” Kent Nagano directs the massed musical forces with aplomb in this concert recording from the premiere performance in January 2017.
Marlis Petersen, soprano
Thomas E. Bauer, baritone
Iveta Apkalna, organ
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Kent Nagano, conductor
No albums found.
No biography found.