Beethoven’s ‘Missa solemnis’ with the Dresden Philharmonic

René Pape joins Sebastian Weigle and the Dresden Philharmonic for a performance of Beethoven’s epic Missa solemnis, in Dresden’s famed Kreuzkirche on April 26. Mr. Pape is also joined by an acclaimed group of soloist colleagues for this concert, including soprano Ľuba Orgonášová, mezzo-soprano Marina Prudenskaya, and tenor Christian Elsner, along with the MDR Rundfunkchor.

There is a DVD available (via Amazon) of Mr. Pape singing the work, celebrating the 2008 reopening of Dresden’s Frauenkirche.