ARCHE Livestream on BR Klassik

In celebration of the opening of the new Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Jorg Widmann composed a large scale oratorio work entitled ARCHE. The work united around 300 musicians for its premiere which took place on 13th January and was performed by the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra, Hamburg State Opera Choir, Audi Academy Youth Choir and soloists Marlis Petersen and Thomas E. Bauer.

The composition reflects on the relationship between mankind and God and takes inspiration from texts from a variety of eras, including from writers such as Matthias Claudias and Friedrich Nietzsche.

BR Klassik will Livestream the work from April 15th at 19:05 (German time). The recording will then continue to be available for the next 30 days. To listen again, please click here.