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Prom 12: Viva Verdi!

1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 28 July 2013

Another chance to hear the renowned Orchestra and Chorus of the Academy of St. Cecilia, Rome and Antonio Pappano at the BBC Proms in an all-Verdi programme which ends with his Four Sacred pieces with soprano Maria Agreste.
Presented by Donald Macleod at the Royal Albert Hall

Verdi arr. C Hermann: String Quartet (version for string orchestra)
Verdi: Requiem - Libera me (original version)
c. 2.45pm
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's eagerly anticipated return visit to the BBC Proms. This year they brought an all-Verdi programme, featuring an arrangement for strings of his String Quartet followed by religious pieces, among them the original version of the Libera me from his Requiem, and his Four Sacred Pieces, with soprano Maria Agresta.


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