I’m reminded of this distinction having been totally enraptured by this performance of Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater – a piece that has an amazing power, a piece you could listen to 10,000 times and still find more within it, a piece that can become a lifetime favorite for generation after generation. See if you agree. And see if you also agree that a concert setting is the right place for it.
Embedding has been disabled for this but don’t let that stop you. This is glorious.