Matakiev, Metodi

Performance DetailsRelease DetailsRelease Notes
Soprano: Ina Schlingensipen
Mezzo-Soprano: Emilia Boteva
Tenor: Nikolai Motsov
Bass: Orlin Anastassov

Choir: Bulgarian National Radio Mixed Choir
Orchestra: Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Metodi Matakiev


Label: Gega New
Cat No.: GD 231
Released: 2000
During the last months of his life Mozart composed a Requiem, which he was not able to finish. The composition is shrouded in mystery and linked with different legends, all of which are connected with a mysterious gentleman who ordered it. But whatever the reason for its creation, the Requiem is one of the greatest works of the human musical genius. The performance in this release is of prestigious Bulgarian artists, which have achieved an emotional, impressive and fascinating interpretation. The artistic value of the recording is a result of a truthful rendition of the emotions and the meaning of the different movements of the Requiem, and emphasizing the melody and the details of Mozart’s music. The soloist ensemble, selected in accordance with the score, contributes to the whole impact of the composition. This release can undoubtedly be ranked among the interesting interpretations of the great work of Mozart.