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Yi Li, China, concert one

Duration: 04:25

Tenor Yi Li from China sings È la solita storia … Anch’io vorrei dormir così (L’arlesiana) by Cilea from BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, concert one.

About the music: Federico is heartbroken because he loves a girl of ill-repute, and his family is making him marry someone else. In this lament, he wishes he could sleep like a shepherd boy. Now, he will never find peace. He will never forget his own true love.

Available since: Tue 18 Jun 2013

This clip is from

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2013, Concerts, Round 1

2/7 Featuring singers from South Korea, England, China, USA and Croatia.

First broadcast: 18 Jun 2013

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