Meeta Raval sings Giordano

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England's Meeta Raval performs La mamma morta (Andrea Chénier) by Giordano, in concert two of the 2011 competition.

Last updated: 15 June 2011

Maddalena, an aristocrat, is in love with the poet and activist Andrea Chénier. She appears before Gérard, the presiding officer at the revolutionary tribunal, who is in love with her. Maddalena sings of her mother's death as the mob set her house on fire. She offers herself to Gérard in return for Chénier's life to be spared.

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