New Year's Eve 2022: Nelsons conducts Beethoven's Ninth
Concert

New Year's Eve 2022: Nelsons conducts Beethoven's Ninth

Gewandhausorchester

Performance date: 31/12/2022
80 Min

In Leipzig, the tradition of the Gewandhausorchester performing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony to herald the new year stretches back over century. This concert filmed on New Year’s Eve 2022 sees the current Gewandhauskapellmeister, Andris Nelsons, continue the custom in style, with a first-class line-up of soloists and no fewer than three Leipzig choruses lending their voices in a rousing musical celebration.

Soloists
Christiane Karg (Soprano), Wiebke Lehmkuhl (Mezzo-Soprano), Mauro Peter (Tenor), Andrè Schuen (Baritone)
Ensembles
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, MDR Rundfunkchor, GewandhausChor, GewandhausKinderchor
Conductor
Andris Nelsons