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

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 climax. Tonight they return to the concert platform for the final, accompanied by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, to give their performances in front of the international jury: David Pountney; Jose Cura; Wasfi Kani; Frederica von Stade and Dame Felicity Lott.

Petroc is joined by guests for expert commentary on all the action. It's a career-defining evening for each competitor, and only one can be crowned "BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019".

2 hours, 29 minutes

Music Played

  • Bizet

    Votre toast.... Toréador en garde (Carmen)

    Performer: Andrei Kymach.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Aleko's aria (Aleko)

    Performer: Andrei Kymach.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Cruda, funesta smania... La pietade in suo favorea (Lucia di Lammermoor)

    Performer: Andrei Kymach.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Caro nome (Rigoletto)

    Performer: Sooyeon Lee.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Ah ! non credea mirarti.... Ah! non giunge (La sonnambula)

    Performer: Sooyeon Lee.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd Schön (Die Zauberflöte)

    Performer: Mingjie Lee.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Tu seconda il mio desegno (Il Turco in Italia)

    Performer: Mingjie Lei.
  • Karl Goldmark

    Magische Töne (Die Königin von Saba)

    Performer: Mingjie Lei.
  • Francesco Cilea

    Esser madre è un inferno (L'Arlesiana)

    Performer: Guadalupe Barrientos.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Printemps qui commence (Samson et Dalila)

    Performer: Guadalupe Barrientos.
  • Edward Elgar

    Sabbath Morning at Sea (Sea Pictures)

    Performer: Guadalupe Barrientos.
  • Richard Wagner

    Wer bist du, Kühner Knabe (Siegfried)

    Performer: Patrick Guetti.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Il lacerato spirito (Simon Boccanegra)

    Performer: Patrick Guetti.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Solche hergelaufne Laffen (Die Entführung aus dem Serail)

    Performer: Patrick Guetti.
  • Aaron Copland

    I bought me a cat (Old American Songs)

    Performer: Patrick Guetti.

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