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BBC Singer of the World - Cardiff

Includes celebrated performances by Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Bryn Terfel, Karita Mattila and 13 other winners.

Picture format: 16:9 Anamorphic / 4:3 (Archive material)
Running time: 260 minutes
Sound format: Stereo
Menu languages: GB
Subtitle languages: Documentaries only D/F/ES (PAL) ES (NTSC)

OA 0880 D (PAL) OA 0881 D (NTSC)

'Singer of the World' began in 1983 to celebrate the opening of St David¡¦s Hall in Cardiff.

Watched by eight million viewers worldwide, it is generally regarded as the world's leading vocal competition, having launched a host of stars onto the operatic stage.

Witness the now legendary "Battle of the Baritones" ¡V 1989. It was this year that the 'Song Prize' was introduced. Bryn Terfel was victorious in the Song Prize with Dmitri Hvorostovsky taking the overall Cardiff Singer of the World title.

This DVD celebrates the rich harvest of talent in the first 20 years of BBC Singer of the World.


Enjoy the winning performances of all 10 competition winners
The History of Singer of the World
Performances by all Lieder prize winners
The Battle of the Baritones

Hvorostovsky, Dmitri; Mattila, Karita; Terfel, Bryn

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Classical Concert

Catalogue No: OA0881D

Barcode: 0809478000716

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Physical Release: 05/2003

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