Luisi conducts Nielsen: Symphony No. 2 & Hymnus Amoris

Luisi conducts Nielsen: Symphony No. 2 & Hymnus Amoris

Danish National SO

Production Date: 21/04/2023
76 Min
Available in Dolby AtmosAvailable in 4K

For Carl Nielsen, everything about life could become music – even a trip to the pub. A country walk, a set of cartoons on the wall of an inn … somehow it all bubbled up into the exuberant The Four Temperaments. For some listeners, Nielsen's Second is the happiest of all his symphonies, and in Fabio Luisi's gloriously vibrant reading it's a natural climax to a programme that begins with the swirling seabirds and windswept vistas of Nielsen's Faroe Islands overture, and then features two of Denmark's finest choirs in the extraordinary Hymnus Amoris. One of the young Nielsen's breakthrough works, it's a lush choral tale of love in all its beauty, tenderness and passion.

Sebastian Kohlhepp (Tenor), Liv Redpath (Soprano)
Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Concert Choir, Danish National Junior Choir
Fabio Luisi

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