Atlanta Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall Conductor Robert Spano leads the orchestra and chorus in Benjamin Britten's War Requiem, music written for the 1962 rededication of the cathedral in Coventry, England, destroyed in a 1940 air raid.
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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall

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Conductor Robert Spano leads the orchestra and chorus in Benjamin Britten's War Requiem, music written for the 1962 rededication of the cathedral in Coventry, England, destroyed in a 1940 air raid.

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Program

Britten: War Requiem

Evelina Dobrańćeva, soprano

Thomas Cooley, tenor

Stephen Powell, baritone

Brooklyn Youth Chorus

Robert Spano, conductor