One of music’s greatest achievements played in one of the West’s most prized locations. Christianity inspired both. Here’s one way the piece was described:
The Mass was described in the 19th century by the editor Hans Georg Nägeli as “The Announcement of the Greatest Musical Work of All Times and All People” (“Ankündigung des größten musikalischen Kunstwerkes aller Zeiten und Völker”).
Update: Well, they took down the one performed in Notre Dame. Censoring seemingly everything about Notre Dame hard. Even classical music. Awesome. Here’s another version of the same piece. Unfortunately not the same venue.