LISTEN: ‘A Concert for Ukraine’ from The Met and CPR Classical

· Mar. 8, 2022, 11:31 am
"A Concert for Ukraine" will be broadcast around the world, and all proceeds support relief efforts in Ukraine. "A Concert for Ukraine" will be broadcast around the world, and all proceeds support relief efforts in Ukraine. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Opera
"A Concert for Ukraine" will be broadcast around the world, and all proceeds support relief efforts in Ukraine.

UPDATE: This concert is now available on demand through Friday, April 1. WATCH HERE.


Join CPR Classical Monday at 4 p.m. for a live benefit production from the Metropolitan Opera: “A Concert for Ukraine.” Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts the Met Orchestra and chorus, and multiple soloists join the cause to support relief efforts in Ukraine. Ukrainian bass-baritone Vladyslav Buialskyi begins by leading musicians in Ukraine's national anthem.

Program:

  • National Anthem of Ukraine
  • "Prayer for the Ukraine" by Valentin Silvestrov
  • "Adagio for Strings" by Samuel Barber
  • "Va, pensiero" from Verdi’s Nabucco
  • "Four Last Songs" by Richard Strauss
    • Lise Davidsen, soprano
  • Finale from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Op. 125
    • Elza van den Heever, soprano
    • Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano
    • Piotr Beczała, tenor        
    • Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone

The concert will be heard around the world, in support of the citizens of Ukraine. Be part of this international broadcast by tuning in to CPR Classical, Monday at 4 p.m.

Explore the program and find more information on the Met Opera’s website. And learn how to help the citizens of Ukraine at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine webpage.


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