O Fortuna (album)

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O Fortuna
O Fortuna.jpg
Studio album by Rhydian
Released 30 November 2009 (2009-11-30)
Genre Classical, pop
Label Syco Music
Rhydian chronology
O Fortuna

O Fortuna is the second studio album by Welsh classical singer Rhydian. It was nominated for NS&I Album of the Year. The repertoire ranges over English, Welsh and Latin material, featuring four tracks written by Karl Jenkins, who also produced it. Tracks include collaborations with Kiri te Kanawa and Bryn Terfel.

The album sold 29,784 copies in its first week.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "O Fortuna"
  2. "Benedictus" (featuring Kiri Te Kanawa)
  3. "Myfanwy" (featuring Bryn Terfel)
  4. "Conquest of Paradise"
  5. "How Great Thou Art" [Nigel Wright's Version]
  6. "The Living Years"
  7. "Ave Verum Corpus"
  8. "Cantilena" (Adiemus)
  9. "I Won't Let You Walk This Road Alone" (Walter Afanasieff, Jay Landers, Charlie Midnight)
  10. "Anthem"
  11. "Annie's Song"
  12. "Land of My Fathers" (Welsh National Anthem)

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
UK Albums Chart 25

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
United Kingdom 27 November 2009[2] Digital download Syco Music
30 November 2009[3] CD


  1. ^ Jones, Alan (11 November 2013). "Official Charts Analysis: Eminem LP sells 157k in week one". Music Week. Intent Media. Retrieved 18 December 2015.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ O Fortuna by Rhydian iTunes
  3. ^ O Fortuna: Rhydian: Amazon.co.uk: Music