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Tue, 14 Mar

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Barbican Centre

Verdi Requiem

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.

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Verdi Requiem
Verdi Requiem

Time & Location

14 Mar 2023, 19:30 – 21:20

Barbican Centre, Silk St, Barbican, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

About the event

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.

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.

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

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