Verdi: Requiem - Anja Harteros (soprano); Elina Garanca (mezzo-soprano); Jonas Kaufmann (tenor); René Pape (bass); La Scala Theater Chorus (choir, chorus); La Scala Theater Orchestra; Daniel Barenboim (conductor)
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  1. Requiem Mass, for soloists, chorus & orchestra (Manzoni Requiem)
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The early 2010s have seen a profusion of good performances and recordings of Verdi's Requiem mass. This may be because the work offers operatic singers and conductors a chance to strut their stuff in a one-shot deal, without the expense of mounting an entire operatic production. Whatever the explanation, the situation is a boon for listeners, and the present album takes its place among the very best. The Requiem is the towering work of sacred music in the late 19th century, full of social resonances that are explored in the ...

Verdi: Requiem 2013, Decca

UPC: 028947852452

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