VERDI REQUIEM

by Public User Archive

Arianna Zukerman, soprano
Patricia Miller, mezzo-soprano
Don Bernardini, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass
Stan Engebretson, conductor

In 1874, Verdi composed this brilliant, theatrical Requiem as a memorial to his close friend, Alessandro Manzoni, whose novel, I Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed) was a powerful force in the unification of Italy.
Verdi conceived the Requiem as a patriotic act celebrating the Italian republic. The music of the Requiem covers the range of human emotions from terror, shame and sadness to hope and exaltation.

VERDI Requiem

Date: May 21, 2011

Time: 8:00 pm

Location: The Music Center at Strathmore

Attire: Casual

Ticket/Pricing Information:

$32-$79

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