The carol “Coroană de trandafiri”, arranged and orchestrated by Cristian Lolea, on “Essential Classics”, BBC Radio 3

The BBC Radio 3 producer, Rob Cowan, choose to broadcast Coroană de trandafiri (Crown of roses) on his programme, Essential Classics. “As beautiful as it’s unusual” said Rob Cowan about this carol arranged and orchestrated by Cristian Lolea and performed by Angela Gheorghiu together with the Romanian National Radio Orchestra and Madrigal Choir, conducted by Tiberiu Soare. Coroană de trandafiri is included on Angela Gheorghiu’s recently released album of Romanian Carols, entitled O, ce veste minunată! (Great tidings upon us).
Listen to the programme and the carol itself (starting at 2:44:10) here: BBC iPlayer (the broadcast is available for one more day)

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