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Riccardo Muti’s legacy: The maestro looks back at his role as CSO music director

Chicago Sun-Times 09 Jun 2023
<img class="Image" alt="Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti smiles at musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra following their performance of Mozart’s Gran Partita on May 18." ... 10, 2013, with a performance of Verdi’s Requiem Mass ... 13, “Babi Yar,” a work he has long championed, or the February 2015 concerts featuring Mozart’s Requiem.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra 2023-24: New music director announces his first season

Times Argus 08 Jun 2023
Highlights include music of Black British Romantic composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, an entire program devoted to the music of Hollywood, and Mozart’s great Requiem ... For the season finale, “Mozart, Muhly and Mazzoli,” May 4, the major work is Mozart’s Requiem in D minor, K.

The week in classical: Requiem; Jerusalem Quartet review – another five-star fusion from Opera North

The Observer 04 Jun 2023
Now they have paired Mozart’s Requiem with an uplifting, rhythmic world premiere, After Tears, by the Soweto-born composer Neo Muyanga (b.1974), setting two dance companies loose to express the music’s contrasting moods in twirls, lifts and stomps of every kind ... Watch a trailer for Requiem by Opera North and Phoenix Dance Theatre ... Requiem ★★★★★.

Novacene review — Wayne McGregor directs young dancers, bursting with energy and glee

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Jun 2023
★★★★☆. Since the National Youth Dance Company was founded in 2012 more than 7,000 young people have worked with the company, while more than 50,000 people have seen its productions on tour ... Mozart’s Requiem — an unforgettably moving staging ... .

McDermott: ‘All music was once new’

Vail Daily 02 Jun 2023
Not only can we hear newly composed music for the very first time, but we can also meet these composers on the stage of the Gerald R ... “This moment is full of wonders.” It incorporates elements of nature, including transcribed birdsong, as well as themes from Mozart’s “Requiem,” which will also be performed that evening.

Fort Wayne Philharmonic announces 2023-24 season plans

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette 01 Jun 2023
A Pops performance with Northrop High School graduate Heather Headley and a new chamber music series at Electric Works are part of Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s plans for its 80th season. The 2023-24 season, announced Thursday, begins Oct ... A new chamber series, The Sound of Innovation, will launch at Electric Works in the fall ... Oct. 7 ... Nov ... Mozart Requiem ... 3.

Mozart’s Requiem review — an unforgettably moving staging

The Times/The Sunday Times 29 May 2023
Any scepticism I had about watching Mozart’s Requiem turned into a dance piece was swept away within five minutes of this stunning double bill, a wonderfully ...

Requiem review – Mozart meets stomping South African movement

The Guardian 28 May 2023
He choreographs dancers from both companies, in the first half to Mozart’s Requiem in D minor, followed by Muyanga’s new work. Requiem offers surging, scrolling, churning waves of movement, and images of wretched souls begging for mercy, bodies wracked with sobs, awaiting god’s judgement.

REVIEW: Mozart’s Requiem powerful, emotional at May Festival

Business Journal 27 May 2023
While Mozart lay on his deathbed composing his Requiem in D Minor in 1791, he was only able to ...

Berkshire Lyric celebrating 60th anniversary season with "German Requiem" concert at Ozawa Hall

The Berkshire Eagle 26 May 2023
Berkshire Lyric Chorus will create a mighty sound at the venerated venue on June 4 when it celebrates 60 years of music making with Brahms monumental seven-movement “German Requiem,” performed by 95 voices and a 60-piece professional orchestra ... 1,100 people attended last year’s Mozart “Requiem.”.

Schenectady Symphony announces new name and season

The Daily Gazette 18 May 2023
PHOTOGRAPHER. Stan Hudy. Conductor Glen Cortese leads the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra during a performance last year ... 80 ... The shows will include Bernstein’s “Halil,” Mizzoli’s “Opheus Undone” (Proctors), Mozart’s “Ave Verum Corpus” (UPH) and famous “Requiem.” Featuring special guest flutist Linda Chesis, Saratoga Voices and the Albany Chamber Choir.

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Monterey Symphony to premiere Wineglass Big Sur piece

Monterey Herald 17 May 2023
Sacred Land ... I Cantori di Carmel, under the direction of Daniel Henriks, presented a performance of Mozart’s Requiem in d minor in the Carmel Mission Basilica that proved utterly transporting ... The Requiem was paired with an affecting set of contemporary choral works by Maurice Durrufle, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber and Elliot Carter ... .

Writing in the Ruins

The Atlantic 16 May 2023
Steel girders. Charred beams. Walls with nothing behind them,” she writes in an essay ... Her grief had two stages ... G ... [ Read ... One summer night in 1986, these two catch sight of each other on a bus and, thunderstruck, are soon in Hans’s apartment (which he shares with his wife and teenage son), tearing clothes off to the strains of Mozart’s Requiem ... E. B.

Kae Tempest’s Q&A: “I can go from ‘Stayin’ Alive’ to Mozart in an afternoon”

New Statesman 14 May 2023
Kae Tempest was born in London in 1985. A poet, spoken-word performer, recording artist, playwright and novelist, they have twice been nominated for the Mercury music prize. What’s your earliest memory? ... I was three or four ... Who are your heroes? ... Leslie Feinberg ... It can go from “Stayin’ Alive” to Mozart’s Requiem in the space of an afternoon ... Time ... No.

Sea Change Chorale benefit concert May 20 in Portland

Bangor Daily News 11 May 2023
PORTLANDSea Change Chorale to perform a benefit concert on Climate Change ... This year’s partners deal with the climate emergency ... The concert showcases works by Mozart (Lacrymosa from the Requiem Mass K 646), Vaughan Williams (Linden Lea), Harry Belefonte (Turn The World Around) and Ysaye Barwnwell (Breaths). For more information ... ....

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