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Alexey Bogdanchikov, Russia, concert two

Duration: 07:05

Baritone Alexey Bogdanchikov from Russia sings Son io, mio Carlo… Carlo, ascolta…Io morrò (Don Carlo) by Verdi from BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, concert two.

About the music: Rodrigo, Carlo's great friend, has been shot by an Inquisition assassin while visiting Carlo in prison. As he lies dying, he tells Carlo that his beloved Elisabeth will wait for him outside the convent of San Yuste the next day. He dies, happy in the knowledge that Carlo will continue the fight for liberty.

Available since: Wed 19 Jun 2013

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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2013, Concerts, Round 2

3/7 Round two sees singers from Hungary, Russia, Egypt, Italy and South Africa compete.

First broadcast: 19 Jun 2013

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