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Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Act IV: Jusqu'à là cependant affermis mon courage...Aujourd'hui, aujour'hui les larmes (Giulietta, Hoffmann)
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Grande messe des morts (Requiem) Op.5: Lacrymosa
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"Dove mai trovai quel ciglio?"
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"In quegli anni in cui val poco"
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The Lass of Richmond Hill

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Robert Tear

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While too much versatility can sometimes be a curse in forging a singing identity, Welsh tenor Robert Tear established a significant career by being able to master numerous areas of the tenor repertory. A similarity in vocal quality to Benjamin Britten's companion and singer of choice, Peter Pears, permitted Tear to perform the same works with authenticity and he worked often with the composer during Britten's later years. In fact, in two of Britten's "church operas, or parables... Read more

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