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...2017: From St David's Hall, Cardiff, Petroc Trelawny presents the main final of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. With commentary from Gerald Finley and Danielle de Niese.

Petroc Trelawny presents full coverage of tonight's final, on Radio 3 and BBC Four television, from St. David's Hall in Cardiff.

Five young singers remain as the prestigious vocal competition reaches its nail-biting finale. Tonight they return to the concert platform, accompanied by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, to give their final performances in front of the international jury, including Chief Execuive of Welsh National Opera David Pountney, Austrian baritone Wolfgang Holzmair, best-selling soprano Sumi Jo, American opera legend Grace Bumbry, and international conductor Anu Tali.

Petroc is joined by guests Gerald Finley and Danielle de Niese for expert commentary on all the action. At the end of the evening, only one can be crowned "BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017".

3 hours

Music Played

  • Ruggero Leoncavallo

    Si può? Si può? Signore! Signori! - Pagliacci

    Performer: Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Ja vas lyublyu - The Queen of Spades

    Performer: Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Largo al factotum - Il barbière di Siviglia

    Performer: Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Qui la voce sua soave - Vien diletto - I puritani

    Performer: Louise Alder.
  • André Previn

    Real? Who wants real? - I want magic! A Streetcar Named Desire

    Performer: Louise Alder.
  • Franz Lehár

    Ich weiss es selber nicht ... Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss Giuditta

    Performer: Louise Alder.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Tombe degli avi miei ... Fra poco a me ricovero - Lucia di Lammermoor

    Performer: Kang Wang.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Lensky's aria Eugene Onegin

    Performer: Kang Wang.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Che gelida manina

    Performer: Kang Wang.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Oh patria! ... Di tanti palpiti -Tancredi

    Performer: Catriona Morison.
  • Richard Strauss

    Wie du warst! - Die Rosenkavalier

    Performer: Catriona Morison.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Oh! La pitoyable aventure! - L'heure espagnole

    Performer: Catriona Morison.
  • Henry Purcell

    Thy hand, Belinda ... When I am laid in earth - Dido and Aeneas

    Performer: Catriona Morison.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Or dove fuggo io mai? ... Ah! per sempre - I puritani

    Performer: Anthony Clarke Evans.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wie Todesahnung ... O du, mein holder Abendstern - Tannhäuser

    Performer: Anthony Clarke Evans.
  • Ruggero Leoncavallo

    Si può? si può? Signore! - Pagliacci

    Performer: Anthony Clarke Evans.
  • Joseph Horovitz

    String Quartet No 5

    Ensemble: Carducci String Quartet.
    • Carducci Classics.
  • Eric Coates

    The Selfish Giant

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Avie.

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