Kent Nagano with Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis at the Cologne Cathedral (October 2021)
On 29 October, Kent Nagano will conduct Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis at the Cologne Cathedral. The concert will take place as part of the Beethovenfest and will also present Stockhausen’s “Gesang der Jünglinge” together with the musicians of Concerto Köln, the Vokalensemble Kölner Dom and renowned soloists.
The concert can be seen live on ARTE and WDR.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Mass for four solo voices, choir, orchestra and organ in D major op. 123 (“Missa solemnis”) (1819-23)
Karlheinz Stockhausen: “Gesang der Jünglinge”. Electronic music (1955/56)
Valentina Farcas soprano
Rachel Frenkel alto
Werner Güra tenor
Andreas Wolf bass
Cologne Cathedral Vocal Ensemble
Eberhard Metternich rehearsal
Kent Nagano Conductor
Juan Verdaguer Sound direction