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Tue, 14 Mar



Verdi Requiem

This special performance marks conductor Hilary Davan Wetton’s retirement after 34 years as Musical Director of the City of London Choir, notable for their "terrific intensity of tone” Daily Telegraph.

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Verdi Requiem
Verdi Requiem

Time & Location

14 Mar 2023, 19:30

London, Barbican, London, UK

About the Event

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Hilary Davan Wetton conductor

Rachel Nicholls soprano

Diana Moore mezzo-soprano

Alexander James Edwards tenor

Stephen Gadd baritone

City of London Choir

Sacred rites enacted with operatic passion and drama in this mighty Requiem: Verdi confronts mortality and Judgement Day with elegiac passages of spiritual intensity and breathtaking choruses.

Verdi’s unparalleled understanding of the human voice, from his long association with opera, makes his Requiem an exceptionally rewarding work both to sing and to hear. Expect vigorous rhythms, sublime melodies and a vast range of emotions in this thrilling and authoritative account of one of the greatest and most loved choral works.

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