Berliner Philharmoniker – Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts Brahms & Mendelssohn with the Monteverdi Choir [live Digital Concert Hall webcast].

Saturday, March 19, 2022 Berliner Philharmonie, Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße, Berlin The Mendelssohn was his Lobgesang (Hymn of Praise; aka the mistitled Symphony No.2 in B-flat, Opus 52, the composer content with the single German word). Let’s call it a cantata with the first three movements, each non-vocal, suggesting symphonic aspirations. But this is a Symphony-manqué, for following … Continue reading Berliner Philharmoniker – Sir John Eliot Gardiner conducts Brahms & Mendelssohn with the Monteverdi Choir [live Digital Concert Hall webcast].