Scientists at the University Hospitals of Munich and Erlangen investigate the risk of infection with COVID-19 from singing. Here you can find first results of the aerosol study with the Bavarian Radio Chorus.
Arvo Pärt celebrates his 85th birthday
We are delighted to congratulate with concerts, broadcasts, CDs and videos.
The advance ticket sales are suspended until further notice due to the current restrictions. As soon as the restrictions become looser, the advance ticket sales are released again. This applies to the Bavarian Radio Chorus for single tickets to the choir concert series. The advance booking was planned for July 7th.
An unusual live recording of a celebrated concert: Ivan Repušić conducts the Bavarian Radio Chorus and the Munich Radio Orchestra in a new CD edition with Igor Kuljerić’s Croatian Glagolitic Requiem. He combines the structure of the Roman Catholic Liturgy with the ancient ecclesiastical tradition of the Eastern Mediterranean, as handed down in the so-called Glagolitza, the oldest Slavic script.
Against the background of continuing prohibitions and restrictions affecting rehearsal and concert operations with orchestras and choirs, the Bayerischer Rundfunk is forced to cancel all remaining concerts for the 2019/20 season. The musica viva concert series will also end prematurely. All details for the refund of tickets can be found here.
Following Giuseppe Verdi’s “Luisa Miller” and “I due Foscari”, the successful cycle of early masterpieces by the famous Italian opera composer continues with Verdi’s Attila. Enjoy the recording of the concert performance with the Munich Radio Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Chorus as well as Ildebrando D’Arcangelo and Liudmyla Monastyrska in the leading roles!
The Bavarian Radio Chorus celebrates its 75th birthday! Have a look at the upcoming season with six subscription concerts and many other concerts with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra as well as guest performances.
Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra conducted by Bernard Haitink. A live recording from February 2019, shortly before Bernard Haitink announced his imminent departure from the conductor’s podium.
To open the new season, Howard Arman has chosen pieces from his native England for the first subscription concert Bavarian Highlands. Now you can watch the concert video in our media library.
Famous choruses and instrumental pieces from Italian, German and Russian operas with the Bavarian Radio Chorus and the Munich Radio Orchestra under the direction of it’s chief conductor Ivan Repušić.
This CD is thus the first recording of the definitive version of this new and intelligently edited reconstruction of Mozart’s Mass in C minor, written in 1782. An introduction to the work is also included.
Recent concert videos and audio recordings, musical films, rehearsal footage and interviews with conductors – in our media library, you will find a wide array of choral music and behind the scenes material.
On our Facebook page, we provide you with information about ongoing concert programming and media coverage of the Bavarian Radio Chorus – and we take you behind the scenes of rehearsals and on tour.
Bavarian Radio Chorus
The Bavarian Radio Chorus was founded in 1946. Thanks to its remarkable stylistic versatility, this ensemble enjoys the highest regard world-wide.
Since 2003, Mariss Jansons has served as the Chief Conductor of the Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra, supplemented by Howard Arman, who was appointed Artistic Director of the chorus in 2016.
Guest appearances have taken the chorus to Japan as well as to such top European festivals as the ones in Lucerne and Salzburg. Major European orchestras like the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Concertgebouworkest in Amsterdam and the Sächsische Staatskapelle in Dresden hold their collaborations with the BR-Chor in high regard. The chorus has performed in the past under the direction of such distinguished conductors as Andris Nelsons, Bernard Haitink, Daniel Harding and Riccardo Muti.