L02

Ein Deutsches Requiem - Johannes Brahms

Jan SCHUMACHER

140 singers max
SATB

Difficult

English / German

From 1 to 9 August, 2019

Brahms’ German Requiem is one of the greatest monument of choral music on a par with Bach’s Mass in B or Haydn’s Creation. After this romantic piece’s huge success, the composer himself wrote the arrangement for choir and piano four hands revealing the richness of the vocal parts.
Jan SCHUMACHER - Germany

Jan Schumacher is musical director at the university of Frankfurt (Germany) and conducts Limburg’s Camerata Musica. He sang in the city’s cathedral choir before joining the State Youth Choir of Rheinland-Pfalz. As a conductor he has worked on the great romantic oratorios and masses (Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Verdi, Dvorak, Schubert, Bruckner, Elgar), from Gregorian chant to contemporary music via opera or improvised and electronic music. He is regularly invited to great choral events on the five continents.