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London Philharmonic Orchestra - Stravinsky, Verdi

Live from the Royal Festival Hall in London, Vladimir Jurowski conducts the London Philharmonic Orchestra in Verdi's Requiem and Stravinsky's Requiem Canticles.

Live from the Royal Festival Hall

Presented by Martin Handley

The LPO and Vladimir Jurowski perform the Verdi Requiem and Stravinsky's Requiem Canticles.

Stravinsky: Requiem Canticles
Verdi: Requiem

Jane Irwin, soprano
Ildikó Komlósi, mezzo-soprano
Dmtryo Popov, tenor
Nikolay Didenko, bass
London Philharmonic Choir
Orfeón Pamplonés
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor

Verdi's highly charged Requiem was forthright and hard-hitting in its expression of grief, faith and judgment. So much so, that many thought it too dramatic for performance in church. Stravinsky's setting of Requiem verses couldn't be more different to Verdi's, however. His Requiem Canticles focused on ritual rather than expression, on calm detachment rather than overwhelming grief.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Igor Stravinsky

      Requiem canticles

      Performer: Ildiko Komlosi. Performer: Nikolay Didenko. Choir: London Philharmonic Choir. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
  • Interval

    • Henry Purcell, Edward Phillips, David Allsopp, John McMunn & James Browning

      Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary

      Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
      • Purcell - Music for Queen Mary.
      • EMI Classics.
      • 3444382.
  • Part 2

    • Giuseppe Verdi

      Requiem

      Performer: Jane Irwin. Performer: Ildiko Komlosi. Performer: Dmytro Popov. Performer: Nikolay Didenko. Choir: Orfeon Pamplones. Choir: London Philharmonic Choir. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
  • Post concert

    • Maurice Ravel

      Sonatine

      Performer: Steven Osborne.
      • Ravel: The complete solo piano music.
      • Hyperion.
      • CDA67731/2.
    • Maurice Ravel

      In the manner of Chabrier

      Performer: Steven Osborne.
      • Ravel: The complete solo piano music.
      • Hyperion.
      • CDA67731/2.

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