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Fauré/Poulenc Concert: Barbara Hendricks

VHS
70 minutes
M2010 .F26 R41 1988

Requiem. Music by Gabriel Fauré.

In this live concert from the splendorous Saint Denis Basilica in France, superstar soprano Barbara Hendricks gives a memorable and deeply moving performance of the serenely beautiful Fauré "Requiem." Also included in the program is a performance of the joyous Poulene "Gloria."

The sublime setting, filled with sculptures and stained glass, underscores the dramatic character of these two great works. Conductor Jean-Claude Casadesus leads the Orchestre National de Lille in this dynamic program of choral masterpieces.

Performers: Barbara Hendricks, soprano ; Carl-Johan Falkam, baritone ; unnamed chorus ; Orchestre national de Lille ; Jean-Claude Casadesus, conductor.

Sung in Latin.

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