Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Performance of Verdi's REQUIEM MASS Streamed by Over 30 Websites Worldwide Today
The culmination of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's (CSO) celebration of the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi's bicentennial is a live webcast of Verdi's Requiem Mass, performed by CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Chorus, and soprano Tatiana Serjan, mezzo-soprano Daniela Barcellona, tenor Mario Zeffiri, and bass Ildar Abdrazakov. The concert will be live streamed around the world, and viewable on more than 30 websites worldwide. Riccardo Muti, CSO music director since 2010, is widely considered to be the greatest living interpreter of Verdi's music.
In addition to CSO.org/Verdi and RiccardoMutiMusic.com, websites in more than 12 countries-including Italy, Japan, Germany, France, Spain, the UK, Sweden, Austria, Canada and Taiwan-will carry the stream live and on demand following the performance.
In the U.S. and Canada, the webcast will be carried live at the websites of American Public Media /Minnesota Public Radio, the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, WFMT, Naxos USA and Canada, WBEZ-FM 91.5,ChicagoOnTheAisle.com, Classical Voice North America, Chicago's Italian Cultural Institute, Italian American Chamber of Commerce and ChooseChicago, as well as at CSO.org/Verdi and facebook.com/ChicagoSymphony, the CSO's Facebook page.
In Europe, the webcast can be viewed on the websites of: RiccardoMutiMusic.com, RAI5, La Repubblica, Corriere della Sera, Rome Opera, Ravenna Festival, Naples Conservatory and Sipario, in Italy; Die Welt and Klassik Radio in Germany, Kurier in Austria; Diapason, Qobuz and Le Figaro in France; Crescendo in Belgium; the Canary Islands Festival in the Canary Islands; Scherzo and WorldConcertHall.com in Spain; Pizzicato in Luxembourg; Sinfini in the UK; and the Birgit Nilsson Foundation in Sweden.