Verdi: Messa da Requiem - Anja Harteros (soprano); Daniela Barcellona (mezzo-soprano); Georg Zeppenfeld (bass); Wookyung Kim (tenor);...
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  1. Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem)
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This recording is a product of Lorin Maazel's brief tenure as chief conductor of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra at the end of his life, and it may have been his last recording. Certainly a point in its favor is the willingness of an aging conductor to seek out new interpretive ideas in late life. Whether it entirely holds together may be a matter of taste, but it doesn't sound like any other example among the vast catalog of Verdi Requiem recordings, and there's much to like. Briefly, Maazel attempts to forge a reading ...

Verdi: Messa da Requiem 2015, Sony Classical

UPC: 888750833020

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