It’s never too late to celebrate a birthday and the Australian Chamber Choir celebrates the 250th birth anniversary last year of Beethoven with a live streamed concert which you can watch in real time and/or watch on demand for a month after the concert.
In this Beethoven salon, they will introduce you to some of Beethoven’s friends and acquaintances with some rarely performed treasures, including a first Australian performance of his Elegy Op.118.
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827): FIVE CANONS: Glück zum neuen Jahr – Happy New Year for Johann Freiherrn von Pasqualati/ Lieber Mälzel for Johann Nepomuck Mälzel/ Kühl nicht Lau for Friedrich Kuhlau/ Hofmann und kein Hofmann for Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann/
O Tobias for Tobias Haslinger
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): An Wasserflüßen Babylon
Gordon Kerry (born 1961):Seven Last Words
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958):Valiant for Truth
Ludwig van Beethoven: THREE PART SONGS -Song of the Monks/ Farewell Song/ Elegy Op. 118 (1814) dedicated to Johann Freiherrn von Pasqualati
Francis Poulenc (1899–1963) (not available as part of the online performance): Four Motets for a Time of Penitence
For copyright reasons, some works may be excluded from the live-stream and/or on demand performance