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Fauré/Poulenc Concert: Barbara Hendricks

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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