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Mozart's Requiem

Iván Fischer conducts the Budapest Festival Orchestra

Revered Hungarian conductor Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra have built one of the world’s most cherished musical partnerships, with Fischer’s intense, passionate direction matched by the orchestra’s thrilling, highly characterful performances, exquisitely blending its individual players’ distinctive sounds.

Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer Conductor

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Master

Miah Persson Soprano
Barbara Kozelj Mezzo soprano
Jeremy Ovenden Tenor
Konstantin Wolff Bass

Mozart Symphony No 38 ‘Prague’
Mozart Requiem

Fischer considers his all-Mozart Festival event a concert of contrasts – between the grand, good-natured ‘Prague’ Symphony, whose remarkable emotional depths stretch nonetheless from celebration to tragedy, and the mysterious, deathbed-composed Requiem, darkly coloured yet rich and moving, and undoubtedly one of the greatest choral works in the repertoire.

Fischer and his orchestra are joined by an international line-up of outstanding vocal soloists, as well as the choral expertise of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus.

Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer Conductor

Edinburgh Festival Chorus
Christopher Bell Chorus Master

Miah Persson Soprano
Barbara Kozelj Mezzo soprano
Jeremy Ovenden Tenor
Konstantin Wolff Bass

Mozart Symphony No 38 ‘Prague’
Mozart Requiem


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18 August 2015

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