Live on takt1: Haydn’s “The Creation” & Antonini

Author: takt1

Giovanni Antonini and Il Giardino Armonico take on Haydn’s monumental “Creation” – LIVE at the Vienna Konzerthaus.

  • Giovanni Antonini | Copyright: © Kemal Mehmet Girgin

    Giovanni Antonini © Kemal Mehmet Girgin

  • Il Giardino Armonico | Copyright: © Lukasz Rajchert

    Il Giardino Armonico © Lukasz Rajchert

Giovanni Antonini and his ensemble Il Giardino Armonico take on Haydn’s groundbreaking oratorio “The Creation”. The concert promises to be very special for two reasons. First, because Antonini and his orchestra have dedicated the last few years to an extensive engagement with Haydn’s music. Under the title “Haydn 2032” – in honor of the composer’s 300th birthday – they are engaged in a project to record all of his symphonies with their fresh, historically informed tone. And second, because they are joined by the wonderful Bavarian Radio Choir, as well as a select cast of soloists familiar to regular takt1 listeners (Anna Lucia Richter, Florian Boesch and Maximilian Schmitt).

Tune in for the live stream on 14 May at 19:30. All takt1 live streams are available as video on demand after the concerts.

English title Joseph Haydn: The Creation
Original title Joseph Haydn: Die Schöpfung
Genre Oratorio
Recording location Wiener Konzerthaus
Recording date May 14th 2019
Production year 2019
Production Company takt1
Co-Production Company sone Media
Producer Simeon Klein
Director Michael Ciniselli
Sound Engineer Georg Burdicek
English title of music work The Creation
Original title of music work Die Schöpfung
Composer Joseph Haydn
Orchestra / Band Il Giardino Armonico
Conductor Giovanni Antonini
Choir Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Soloist Florian Boesch
Soloist Maximilian Schmitt
Soloist Anna Lucia Richter



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