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Glitter and be gay - Vuvu Mpofu


Hear Vuvu Mpofu sing the beautiful and demanding coloratura aria Glitter and be Gay, at Bergen National Opera's new production of Candide by Leonard Bernstein.

Presented by Bergen National Opera and Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

Recorded in Grieghallen 31st October 2018


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