RCO: Mäkelä conducts Mozart & Sibelius
The conductor Klaus Mäkelä, who will become the orchestra’s eighth Chief Conductor in 2027, is leading the orchestra in Mozart’s Requiem and Sibelius’sNo.4.
RCO: Mäkelä conducts Mozart & Sibelius © Marco Borggreve
The Finnish conductor Klaus Mäkelä, who will become the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra's eighth Chief Conductor in 2027, is leading the orchestra in Sibelius’s Fourth Symphony and in Mozart’s emotional Requiem: it’s fascinating music surrounded by speculation. The work thus became a requiem for Mozart himself, as well as a universally loved masterpiece which still serves as a source of comfort, reflection and pure listening pleasure to many. Jean Sibelius’s Fourth Symphony, a work full of menace and darkness - yet the work is not all doom and gloom: Sibelius’s Fourth contains beautiful moments of hope, light and mystery.
PROGRAMME Mozart: Requiem; Sibelius: Symphony No. 4
Original title RCO: Mäkelä conducts Mozart & Sibelius
Recording location Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, November 2022
Video Format UHD/4k
Duration approx. 100 mins
Production Company Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
TV Director Ferenc Soeteman
Composer W.A. Mozart, Jean Sibelius
Orchestra / Band Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Conductor Klaus Mäkelä
Choir Nederlands Kamerkoor
Soloist Sabine Devieilhe, Sasha Cooke, Julian Prégardien, Benjamin Appl
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