The first complete performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis did not actually take place in Vienna, but in St. Petersburg. Prince Galitzin, better known for the commission he gave Beethoven for the Galitzin string quartets, was responsible for the initiative. On March 26, 1824 he organized a performance of the Missa Solemnis for the Philharmonic Association of St. Petersburg. This was the oldest concert organization in the city, and wa founded back in 1802.
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Erdo Groot, Jean Marie Geijsen, Roger de Schot
Philharmonic Hall St. Petersburg Russia
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|Release Date||June 19, 2015|
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