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Performance on 3

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The Trojans
The London Symphony Orchestra's year-long Berlioz Odyssey under Colin Davis reaches a momentous climax with this concert performance, spread overtwo evenings, of Berlioz's grand opera The
Trojans, live from the Barbican in London. An epic drama tracing the fall of Troy and the founding of Rome, The Trojans was a tormented labour of love for a composer who knew he would never live to see it properly performed. Pulling togetherthe threads of a lifetime's composing, Berlioz brought to life an ancient world in a spectacle hailed as one of the greatest masterpieces of the 19th century. Berlioz The Trojans
London Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, conductor Colin Davis
Acts land 2
Acts 3-5 can be heard tomorrow evening at 6.55 pm

Contributors

Unknown: Colin Davis
Conductor: Colin Davis
Enee: Ben Heppner (tenor)
Cassandra: Petra Lang (mezzo)
Chorebe: Peter Mattei (baritone)
Panthee: Tilgran Martirossian(bass)
Priam: Alan Ewing (bass)
Ascagne: Isabelle Cats (mezzo)
Ghost of Hector: Orlln Anastassov (bass)
Hecuba: Gwang Yang(mezzo)
Greek captain: Mark Stone (baritone)
Soldier: Leigh Melrose (baritone)
Helenus: Bulerrt Bezduz (tenor)

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