Vasily Petrenko conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The composer wrote his Requiem after a break from sacred music that lasted 30 years.
Inspired by the deaths of composer Rossini and author Alessandro Manzoni, the work features blazing fanfares, lyrical vocal duets and choral splendour.
PerformersRoyal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko conductor
Maija Kovalevska soprano
Karen Cargill mezzo-soprano
Saimir Pirgu tenor
Alexander Vinogradov bass
The Bach Choir
need to know
There is no interval in this performance which ends at approx. 9pm