As a conductor and internationally acclaimed pianist, Christian Zacharias often performs both of these roles simultaneously – an impressive feat. The gods are happy in their peaceful existence while humans have to fight in painful uncertainty. This is one way to summarize Friedrich Hölderlin’s poem Schicksalslied, “The Song of Fate”, whose lines Brahms skilfully follows through light and darkness. What awaits after life?
- Brahms Schicksalslied
- Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
- Christian Zacharias conductor
- Göteborgs Symfoniska Kör