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Was Live from the Symphony Hall in Birmingham.
Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius,
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Edward Gardner conducts the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and CBSO chorus in a live performance of Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius, a work that has been associated closely with the orchestra since its premiere in Birmingham 112 years ago.
Sarah Connolly, mezzo-soprano
James Murray, tenor
James Rutherford, baritone
Edward Gardner, conductor.
Link to – Sarah Connolly singing “My work is done, my task is o’er” on YouTube
Take a musical tour of Gerontius
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