Although rival composers in the Imperial Court of Vienna, Mozart and Salieri greatly respected each another, and both devoutly believed in eternal life. We'll hear Mozart's last work, the unfinished Requiem, along with Salieri's Requiem, written specifically for his own funeral.

Show Notes

Antonio Salieri: Requiem

  • Valentina Nafornita, soprano; Ambroisine Bre, alto; Robin Tritschler, tenor; Andreas Wolf, bass
  • Le Concert Spirituel
  • Herve Niquet, conductor

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem

  • Rachel Redmond, soprano; Marianne Beate Kielland, mezzo-soprano; Mingjie Lei, tenor; Manuel Walser, bass
  • La Capella Nacional de Catalunya
  • Le Concert des Nations
  • Jordi Savall, conductor