Masses by Opera Composers
Aled Jones introduces masses by composers better known from the glamour of the Italian Grand Opera stage - Puccini, Rossini, Mascagni and others. Plus Bernstein's theatrical Mass.
Aled Jones is joined by composer and conductor Francesco Ciluffo to introduce a selection of masses by composers better known from the glitz and glamour of the world of Italian Grand Opera: Puccini, Rossini, Mascagni and others. The programme also pays tribute to the late explorer and composer David Fanshawe, and delves into the heady explosion of sounds, ritual and politics of Leonard Bernstein's theatre piece, "Mass".