Johannes Brahms

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Born: 1833-1897
Nationality: German
Education/Training: piano from age of 7, composition from 13, gaining experience as an arranger for his father's light orchestra
Notable Compositions:
Serenade No.1; Piano Concerto No. 1, Ein Deutsches Requiem, Alto Rhapsody, Schicksalslied, Variations on the St. Antony Chorale, Symphony No. 1, Symphony No. 2, Violin Concerto, Academic Festival Overture, Piano Concerto No. 2, Symphony No. 3, Symphony No. 4, Tragic Overture, Double Concerto
Assignments: 1859, director of a Hamburg women's chorus; 1863-1864, director of Vienna Singakademie; 1872-1873, director of Vienna Gesellschaftskonzerte
Curious Facts:
first conducted Fest-und Gedenksprüche in1889 at a musical celebration for the Hamburg Exhibition of Trade and Industry, after the mayor of Hamburg had recoginized Brahms by making him a freeman of his native city
REPERTOIRE : Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz (Create in me, God, a clean heart)
CONCERTDATES
Dare 10/24/2004
College Choir Festival 11/13/2004
Cantos Sagrados 11/17/2001
Tribute to Górecki 06/10/2012
REPERTOIRE : Fest- und Gedenksprüche Op. 109
CONCERTDATES
Soar 10/02/2005
Songs of Ascent 03/08/2015
REPERTOIRE : Liebeslieder Waltzes Op. 52
CONCERTDATES
Love and Marriage 02/08/2003
Valentines 02/15/1986
Choral Concerts for Young People 02/08/1970
Choral Concerts for Young People 02/08/1969
Valentine's Concert 02/04/2000
Songs of Love 02/13/2000
REPERTOIRE : Neue Liebeslieder Waltzes Op. 65
CONCERTDATES
Love and Marriage 02/08/2003
Bach, Brahms & Bartok 02/09/1969
Pasadena Concert 12/21/1968
REPERTOIRE : Ein Deutsches Requiem Op. 45
CONCERTDATES
Beethoven and Brahms 10/14/2007
Contemporary Classics 10/24/1999
An Evening of Brahms 10/30/1994
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 01/19/1989
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 01/20/1989
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 01/21/1989
Music of Brahms 02/28/1981
Shaw Conducts Brahms 03/17/1974
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 05/12/2011
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 05/13/2011
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 05/14/2011
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 05/15/2011
Brahms Requiem 01/26/2013
Brahms Requiem 01/27/2013
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 04/08/1971
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 04/09/1971
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 10/28/1982
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 10/29/1982
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 10/30/1982
LA Phil: Brahms Requiem 10/31/1982
REPERTOIRE : Alto Rhapsody Op. 53
CONCERTDATES
LA Phil: Schubert, Brahms & Prokofiev 12/09/1999
Kubik, Brahms & Kodály 10/30/1976
LA Phil: Schubert, Brahms & Prokofiev 12/10/1999
LA Phil: Schubert, Brahms & Prokofiev 12/11/1999
LA Phil: Schubert, Brahms & Prokofiev 12/12/1999
REPERTOIRE : Zigeunerlieder Op. 103 (Gypsy Songs)
CONCERTDATES
Folksongs: Brahms + Copland 03/29/2009
REPERTOIRE : Lass dich nur nichts dauren Op. 30
CONCERTDATES
Share 05/21/2006
Chorus + Organ 02/22/2009
REPERTOIRE : Ave Maria Op. 12
CONCERTDATES
Chorus + Organ 02/22/2009
An Evening of Brahms 10/30/1994
REPERTOIRE : Der Gang zum Liebchen Op. 48, No. 1
CONCERTDATES
16th Annual High School Choir Festival 05/03/2005
15th Annual High School Choir Festival 04/23/2004
REPERTOIRE : German Folk Songs
CONCERTDATES
An Evening with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and Paul Salamunovich 05/10/1997
An Evening with the Los Angeles Master Chorale and Paul Salamunovich 04/26/1997
A Choral Passport 02/09/1997
Grandpeople's Concert 03/06/1980
Choral Concerts for Young People 03/18/1972
Choral Concerts for Young People 03/18/1972
REPERTOIRE : Rhapsody Op. 53
CONCERTDATES
An Evening of Brahms 10/30/1994
Shaw Conducts Brahms 03/17/1974
REPERTOIRE : Nänie
CONCERTDATES
Carmina Burana 06/05/1994
Valentines 02/15/1986
An Evening With Robert Shaw 03/06/1966
REPERTOIRE : Tragic Overture Op. 81
CONCERTDATES
Music of Brahms 02/28/1981
REPERTOIRE : Schicksalslied Op. 54 (Song of Destiny)
CONCERTDATES
Kubik, Brahms & Kodály 10/30/1976
Gala Opening Concert 11/09/1974
Choral Workshop Festival Concert 07/01/1972
Soviet Union Tour: Kiev 05/18/1974
Soviet Union Tour: Riga, Latvia 05/22/1974
Soviet Union Tour: Leningrad 05/28/1974
Soviet Union Tour: Moscow 05/30/1974
REPERTOIRE : Liebeslieder Waltz No. 6 (There Was a Tiny, Pretty Bird)
CONCERTDATES
A Song For All Seasons 04/12/1975
REPERTOIRE : How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place (from Ein Deutsches Requiem)
CONCERTDATES
Choir Night 01/11/1975
Choir Night 01/12/1975
Choir Night 01/13/1975
REPERTOIRE : Es ist Das Heil uns Kommen Her
CONCERTDATES
Cantos Sagrados 11/17/2001
Christmas Echoes 12/15/1968
Pasadena Concert 12/21/1968
REPERTOIRE : Ich Fahr Dahin
CONCERTDATES
LAMC Presents: The Vienna Choir Boys 02/09/1985
REPERTOIRE : Wach Auf, Meins Herzens Schone
CONCERTDATES
LAMC Presents: The Vienna Choir Boys 02/09/1985
REPERTOIRE : Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen, Op. 74
CONCERTDATES
Great Sounds of the Chorus 01/23/1988
REPERTOIRE : Wenn wir in Höchsten Nötensein, Op. 110
CONCERTDATES
Great Sounds of the Chorus 01/23/1988
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