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Music from the Masses


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Second in a series of programmes for Easter exploring the great requiem masses.
Presented and conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes
The heart of the requiem mass is the 'Dies Irae' - the terrifying 13th-century poem evoking the Day of Judgment and the punishments and rewards that await the sinner and faithful alike. Tonight's programme looks at the response of composers over the centuries to this most dramatic of Latin texts.
With excerpts from requiem masses by BERLIOZ. BRITTEN. BRAHMS, CHERUBINI, MOZART and VERDI. With
Alan Opie (baritone)
Graeme Broadbent (bass) Philharmonia Orchestra leader PETER THOMAS Philharmonia Chorus Chorus master
CSanctus '(Holy) tomorrowat 10. 45pm)


Conducted By: Owain Arwel Hughes
Baritone: Alan Opie
Bass: Graeme Broadbent
Leader: Peter Thomas
Chorus Master: Horst Neumann

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