Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

Would we search for the greatest "hit" of classical music in the 20th century: Carl Orffs thrilling "Carmina Burana" would definitely be a successful candidate. Daniel Harding conducts chor und Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks in this electrifying live-recording. Famous singers Patricia Petibon and Christian Gerhaher sing the soprano- and bass-parts, chorus-member Hans-Werner Bunz sings the tenor-role of the roasted swan.

Carl Orff

Carmina Burana

Patricia Petibon (soprano)
Hans-Werner Bunz (tenor)
Christian Gerhaher (baritone)
Tölzer Knabenchor
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
conductor: Daniel Harding

April 2010

Label: Deutsche Grammophon 477 8778