The ‘Missa solemnis’ in Cologne Cathedral
Ludwig van Beethoven
Mass for four soloists, choir, orchestra and orgue in D major,, op. 123 (‘Missa solemnis’) (1819–23)
‘Gesang der Jünglinge‘ (‘Song oft he Youths‘). Elektronic music (1955/56)
Genia Kühmeier soprano
Rachel Frenkel alto
Sebastian Kohlhepp tenor
Andreas Wolf bass
Vokalensemble Kölner Dom
Kent Nagano conductor
»Missa im Dom« postponed
The recording and transmission of Beethoven's »Missa Solemnis« from Cologne Cathedral on August 21, 2020 must be cancelled due to the continuing health risks for the musicians involved and the technical teams of WDR/arte. All partners involved in the production are looking for a new date on which the concert can also be performed in the presence of an audience in Cologne Cathedral.
A new date will be published in due course.