Disc of the Month

Verdi: Requiem Accademia Di Santa Cecilia Chorus & Orchestra/Antonio Pappano 'This Requiem is firmly founded on the altogether excellent singing of Pappano's Italian chorus'

Issue: 
October 2009
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'This Requiem is firmly founded on the altogether excellent singing of Pappano's Italian chorus' George Hall

Verdi
Messa da Requiem
Anja Harteros (soprano), Sonia Ganassi (mezzo-soprano), Rolando Villazón (tenor), René Pape (bass); Accademia Di Santa Cecilia Chorus & Orchestra/Antonio Pappano


EMI 698 9362
94:11 mins

For a full review of this disc, take a look at the October issue of BBC Music Magazine

Audio clip: Verdi: Messa da Requiem – Sanctus

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