The Richmond Symphony Presents Verdi's REQUIEM, 10/19 - 10/20
2013 marks the bicentennial of Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi's birth! In honor of this event, the Richmond Symphony has announced Verdi's Requiem, the second Altria Masterworks Concert of the 2013-2014 season!
This blockbuster concert will include both the Richmond Symphony with conductor Steven Smith and the 150 member strong Richmond Symphony Choruswith director Erin R. Freeman. Don't miss this spectacular chance to hear Soprano Kelley Nassief, Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Feinstein, Tenor Marco Panuccio,Bass Kevin Deas and the Richmond Symphony Chorus perform with the Richmond Symphony on Saturday, October 19 at 8pm and Sunday, October 20 at3pm at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage.
Learn more about Verdi and the chosen repertoire during a pre-concert talk one hour before the concert. Then, end a great night out by receiving 10% off when you dine at Bistro 27 or 525 at the Berry Burk with your ticket stub!
Altria Masterworks are free for children 18 and under with a paid adult (tickets required).
College student single tickets just $7. Student subscriptions $25.
Tickets start at only $10 online at richmondsymphony.com or 1.800.514 ETIX.
About the Richmond Symphony Chorus
James Erb organized the all-volunteer Richmond Symphony Chorus in 1971 for a December performance of Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, under guest conductor Robert Shaw. For 36 years, Erb continued to direct and build the Chorus to reflect the Symphony's high standards. Erin Freeman assumed leadership of the Chorus at the start of its 2007-08 season. The repertoire for its selected volunteer membership has included most of the standard repertoire for chorus and orchestra: Bach's St. Matthew Passion, St. John Passion and Mass in BMinor, Haydn's Creation, Beethoven's Symphony No.9 and Choral Fantasy, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Requiem settings by Mozart, Brahms, Verdi and Faure, Mahler's Symphony No.2, Vaughan Williams' Sea Symphony and all of Ravel's Daphnis and Chloe. Over the years they have also sung shorter choral-orchestral works by Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Bruckner, Delius, Debussy, Barber, Britten, Richard Strauss, Vaughan Williams, Stravinsky, Olivier Messiaen and Luigi Dallapiccola. Recent projects have included a performance and recording of Mahler Symphony No. 8 with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, under the direction of JoAnn Falletta, a performance with the Richmond Symphony in the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC., and a recreation of the Chorus's inaugural performance of Missa Solemnis.
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