Eri Nakamura sings Gounod

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Japan's Eri Nakamura performs Je veux vivre from Gounod's Roméo et Juliette, in the final of the 2009 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.

Juliette is at a masked ball at her family's house, and her beauty has been much admired. In this graceful aria, often known as Juliette's Waltz Song, the young, high-spirited girl declares herself uninterested in marriage, saying she wants to live in a world of dreams.


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