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Verdi: Requiem

Penny Gore presents a performance of Verdi's Requiem given in Dresden, with Christian Thielemann conducting the Dresden Staatskapelle.

Penny Gore presents a performance of Verdi's Requiem in a performance given in February this year as part of Dresden's annual commemoration of the destruction of the city during the Second World War.

Verdi
Messa da Requiem

Krassimira Stoyanova (soprano)
Marina Prudenskaya (mezzo-soprano)
Charles Castronovo (tenor)
Georg Zeppenfeld (bass)
Dresden State Opera Chorus
Dresden Staatskapelle
Christian Thielemann (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johannes Brahms

    Hungarian Dance no.1 in G minor

    Performer: Leonidas Kavakos (violin). Performer: Peter Nagy (piano).
  • Henry Purcell

    If music be the food of love

    Performer: Iestyn Davies (counter-tenor). Ensemble: Richard Egarr and Friends.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Messa di Requiem

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Conductor: Christian Thielemann. Singer: Stephen Milling. Choir: Chor der Staatsoper Dresden. Singer: Krassimira Stoyanova. Singer: David Lomeli. Singer: Marina Prudenskaya.

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