Rossini: Stabat Mater. carus music

Gioachino Rossini

Stabat Mater



The Stabat mater occupies a special place in Rossini’s output: it was written over a ten-year period in two phases of composition (1831–41). In this work Rossini uses the typical musical means of chromaticism and sighing motifs to express the pain of Mary’s suffering on Jesus’s crucifixion. The choral highpoint of the composition is the spirited concluding fugato in which the mourning, lamenting introductory music of the opening movement is woven in, in richly varied fashion. But the greatest challenge for the choral singers lies in doing justice to the different styles of the movements – from the sacred to the operatic.

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Performers: Maria Stader (soprano), Marianna Radev (alto), Ernst Haefliger (tenore), Kim Borg (basso) - RIAS-Kammerchor, RIAS-Knabenchor, Berliner Mädchenchor, Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale, RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester, Ferenc Fricsay


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Ferenc Fricsay Personal details


RIAS-Knabenchor Personal details
RIAS Kammerchor Personal details
Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Personal details
Berliner Mädchenchor Personal details

Soloist - soprano

Maria Stader Personal details

Soloist - alto

Marianna Radev Personal details

Soloist - tenor

Ernst Haeflinger Personal details

Soloist - bass

Kim Borg Personal details


Gioachino Rossini Personal details