Including Ingo Metzmacher does not do it. For his return to the podium of the German Symphony-orchestra of the former chief conductor, has chosen a program of the highest standards and the deepest insights. Dmitri Shostakovich 13. Symphony "Babi Jar" is-moving-sounding memorial to the 1941 in the homonymous ravine in Kiev murdered Jews, which was granted to you as a stone monument only in 1991, after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The composer set to music poems by Yevgeny Jewtuschenkos, the negotiated and the compassion with the Persecuted and the Abused, the rebellion against oppression and cringing as a "true Russentum" summon. Such as Opera scenes, reminiscent of the Stalin slurred, "Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk district", to develop the individual stations. "There is no monument stands over Babi Yar" singing Mikhail Petrenko as incredulous questioning about gentle double bass line to the time of origin of the plant in 1961, the ravine should be filled in with 33 000 corpses, and leveling.
A sarcastic-sharp Ode
Metzmacher avoids from the outset any bells - or brass-filled Pathos, making flash outbursts seem all the more sustainable. The male voices of the rundfunkchor Berlin – as in Bach's passions – first of all, the blood-thirsty masses of the people, before they change into a thoughtful commentator of the singer. The impressed with the wonderful guided Bass that has a rich spectrum of Expression of the fierce charge, for soft up to in the shadows whispering tones in high registers. Sarcastic-sharp Ode to the subversive "joke", depressing the multiple facets of the supposedly extinct "fear" – both authors fell after the world premiere, first in the doghouse. Shostakovich shall designate the misery and Horror that sneaks in Metzmachers voltage full discretion in all senses.More about
The DSO in the Philharmonie, caution, high voltage!Jonas Zerweck
Olivier Messiaen countered just before the end of the war the beauty of. "Trois petites liturgies de la présence divine" ("Three small liturgical pieces about the presence of God") to celebrate in glowing colors, the divine, all-encompassing love. In the purest Intonation of the radio women's choir with soloist Christina Bischoff climbs mixed in the highest, floating heights, which in a gentle prank reason, the virtuoso Trio by Cédric Tiberghien on the wing, Holger Groschopp on the Celesta and Nathalie Forget on the Ondes Martenot. A sometimes-too-sweet escape in heavenly harmonies, the horrors of the Shostakovich-all the more depressing experience.