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BBC NOW - Verdi Requiem

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 01 March 2013

Live from St David's Hall, Cardiff

St David's Day Gala Concert: the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes in Verdi's Requiem

Verdi: Requiem

Rebecca Evans, Soprano
Ceri Williams, Mezzo
John Pierce, Tenor
Alastair Miles, Bass

National Youth Choir of Wales
Cardiff Ardwyn Singers
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Owain Arwel Hughes Conductor

Verdi's Requiem is one of the greatest choral masterpieces in the repertoire. Charged with electric passion, terrifying force, tenderness and tranquillity, it comes straight from Verdi's soul. BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales celebrate St David's Day with a performance given by a star-studded cast of soloists under the direction of Owain Arwel Hughes.


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