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Beethoven: Missa Solemnis - Doris Soffel (mezzo-soprano); Hans Sotin (bass); Helen Donath (soprano); Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor);...
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  1. Mass for soloists, chorus & orchestra in D major ("Missa Solemnis"), Op. 123
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Recorded at the BBC Proms in 1982, this performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's Missa Solemnis is a stirring account, despite some deficiencies of the recorded sound. Georg Solti led the Edinburgh Festival Chorus and the London Philharmonic Orchestra with considerable energy and sensitivity, and the voices of soprano Helen Donath, mezzo-soprano Doris Soffel, tenor Siegfried Jerusalem, and bass Hans Sotin were nearly ideally matched, so this is a compelling performance that surely must have moved its audience. However, the ...