Available until 2 January 2018

Verdi Messa da Requiem

The opera composer Giuseppe Verdi had the power to write for voices like few others. With his vast experience and unique creativity, he had an insuperable palette of moods and expressions to work with in his music.

Much of the opera’s drama is also evident in the Requiem, which was written in memory of the writer Alessandro Manzoni. The whole piece, from the delightful Recordare (“Remember”) to the thunderous Dies irae (“Day of Wrath”), is portrayed in everything from the solos to the ensembles and of course the magnificent splendour of the choir.


Verdi Messa da Requiem 1 h 23 min

Gothenburg Symphony
Roberto Rizzi Brignoli conductor
Marita Solberg soprano
Tuija Knihtilä mezzosoprano
Barry Banks tenor
Henning von Schulman bass
Göteborgs Symfoniska Kör mixed choir


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