Antonín Dvořák

Born on September 19th 1841 in today´s Czech Republic, Antonín Dvořák was regarded by his contemporaries as a kind of composing "nature boy" - inspired, unacademic and drawing directly from the sources of Czech and Slavic folklore, he ranks along...  more

"Stabat mater" for soloists, choir and orchestra, Opus 58


Manfred Honeck, conductor

Manfred Honeck has served as Music Director of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since the 2008-2009 season. Together with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Honeck’s widely celebrated performances and distinctive interpretations continue to receive...  more

Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, soprano

2016/2017 is an important season for Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, with two eminent debuts: her first appearance at the New York Met, and in a new production at Milan’s Scala. This summer Hanna-Elisabeth Müller left the Bavarian State Opera’s ensemble by...  more

Wiebke Lehmkuhl, alto

Contralto Wiebke Lehmkuhl from Oldenburg received her vocal training under Ulla Groenewold and Hanna Schwarz at the Hamburg University of Music and Theatre, completing her degree with a distinction. In 2006, the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birth,...  more

Stephen Costello, tenor

As the Associated Press observes, Stephen Costello is “a prodigiously gifted singer whose voice makes an immediate impact.” The Philadelphia-born tenor quickly established a reputation as a “first-class talent” (Opera News) after coming to national...  more

Christof Fischesser, bass

The bass Christof Fischesser grew up in a musical family, received his first music lessons as a child and was a member of selected choirs and ensembles. After studying under Professor Martin Gründler at the Frankfurt University of Music and...  more

Philharmonischer Chor München, musical production: Andreas Herrmann

The Philharmonic Chorus of Munich is one of the leading large scale concert choruses in Germany and partner chorus of the Munich Philharmonic. Its repertoire ranges throughout the choral music of every period, from early polyphonic works all the way...  more