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Edinburgh International Festival


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War Requiem
"My subject is War, and the pity of War: The poetry is in the pity ...
All a poet can do today is warn.' (Wilfred Owen )
Britten's powerful setting of the Roman Mass for the Dead interspersed with anti-war poems by Wilfred Owen. Introduced by Brian Morton.
Elena Prokina (soprano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Thomas Quasthoff
(baritone), Edinburgh Festival Chorus, Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Junior Chorus, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, conductor Donald Runnicles See also 4.00pm


Unknown: Wilfred Owen
Unknown: Wilfred Owen.
Introduced By: Brian Morton.
Soprano: Elena Prokina
Soprano: Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Tenor: Thomas Quasthoff
Conductor: Donald Runnicles

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Edinburgh International Festival

BBC Radio 3, 8 September 1996 13.15

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