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Prom 12 (part 1): Viva Verdi!

BBC Proms, 2013, Prom 12 Episode 1 of 2

Verdi 200

The Orchestra of the Academy of St. Cecilia Rome and Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms with Verdi - an arrangement of his String Quartet and the 4 Sacred Pieces with soprano Maria Agresta

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Donald Macleod

Verdi arr. C Hermann: String Quartet (version for string orchestra)
Verdi: Ave Maria (1880)
Verdi: Requiem - Libera me (original version)

8.15pm Interval

8.35pm
Verdi: Four Sacred Pieces

Maria Agresta (soprano)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome
Antonio Pappano (conductor)

The Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Rome and Sir Antonio Pappano live at the BBC Proms, with an all-Verdi programme, featuring an arrangement for strings of his String Quartet followed by religious pieces, among them his 1880 Ave Maria; the original version of the Libera me from his dramatic Requiem, and his Four Sacred Pieces, with soprano Maria Agresta.

Release date:

2 hours, 15 minutes

Last on

Sat 20 Jul 2013 19:30

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