War and piece: Review on Britten’s War requiem with LSO in Barbican center

As is traditional, soprano Sabina Cvilak was positioned high above the orchestra with the Chorus: the increased distance did not prevent a powerful performance. The writing of the soprano part is exceptionally beautiful; her rendition of the ‘Lacrimosa’, soaring of the laments of the Chorus, was particularly memorable.
Submitted by Helen Fraser on 11th October 2011

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