On November 16, 1672, the electoral conductor Heinrich Schütz died in Dresden at a very old age. The 350th anniversary of his death in 2022 gives us the opportunity to remember one of the most important and groundbreaking composers in our musical history.
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Charpentier’s substantial œuvre is distinguished by its remarkably high level of quality, and furthermore by a special beauty of a very humble and unpretentious kind that certainly could have made some of his contemporaries jealous.
Curtain up for Saint-Saëns, whose 100th anniversary of death is in December 2021! The composes’ oeuvre encompasses virtually all of the musical genres of his time. The Latin Oratorio de Noël in particular has taken a place among the canon of Christmas oratorios. But his choral output ranges from short choral pieces, often with organ accompaniment, to large-scale liturgical genres and oratorios – and large-scale means really large-scale. Learn more!
Christmas without carols? Almost unimaginable! The new choral collection chorissimo! Christmas offers effective and atmospheric international repertoire for all kinds of singing occasions during Advent, Christmas, and wintertime. An interview with the editors.