Sat 2 Nov 2019
8:30pm | St. Stephen’s Cathedral
St. Stephen’s Cathedral Orchestra
St. Stephen’s Cathedral Choir
Cornelia Horak, soprano
Annely Peebo, alto
Lorin Wey, tenor
Yasushi Hirano, bass
Johann Simon Kreuzpointner, organ
Domkapellmeister Markus Landerer, conductor
W. A. Mozart, Requiem (KV 626)
W. A. Mozart, Fantasia in F Minor (KV 608)
€ 55.-, 45.- with view
€ 30.-, 20.- without view
W. A. Mozart’s Requiem is one of the best and most moving pieces classical music has to offer. The myths surrounding Mozart's last composition contribute to the incredible appeal of this masterpiece. The Requiem is filled with the strong emotions that come to man in the face of death: Fear, anger, despair, sadness, hope, consolation.
During his lifetime and after his death, Mozart was associated with the cathedral in several ways: He married Constanze Weber there, had two of his children baptized in the cathedral and a few months before his death, Mozart applied for the position of music director adjunct at St. Stephen's. Mozart's name can be found both in the record of his death and in the cathedral's Book of Death Fees.
The orchestra and choir of the Dommusik St. Stephan under Domkapellmeister (Musical Director) Markus Landerer perform Mozart's Requiem traditionally and appropriately around All Saints' Day in St Stephen's Cathedral. The cathedral orchestra is made up of musicians from all major Viennese orchestras. The spectrum ranges from chamber music ensembles to symphony orchestra.