Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra to Present Mozart’s Requiem

By Nicolas Quiroga

On Nov. 1, 2021, the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, will perform Mozart’s Requiem in memory of those who lost their lives to COVID-19.

The showcase will feature artists from the Cathedral Schola Cantorum as well as soprano Louise Fauteux, alto Agnes Vojtko, tenor Oswaldo Iraheta, and the bass Steve Fredericks..

“It is an honor to collaborate with the esteemed Schola Cantorum Cathedral and our talented soloists to present this interpretation of Mozart’s Requiem, in honor of those who have left us with the coronavirus, together in voice and music we will heal and celebrate life,” said Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra Artistic Director Adrian Sylveen in a press statement.

Fauteux has performed with such organizations as the New York Philharmonic, DiCapo Opera, the New Haven Chorale, Farmington Valley Chorale, Con Brio Choral Society, Connecticut Master Chorale, Litchfield County Choral Union, and Connecticut Chamber Chorus.

Vojtko has performed with such companies as Houston Baroque, the Manchester Chorale, and the Budapest Chamber Orchestra, among others while Iraheta has appeared with Connecticut Lyric Opera, Aspen Music Festival, St. Petersburg Opera, and the Royal Opera House Muscat, among others. Finally, Fredricks has performed with Connecticut Lyric Opera, The Dallas Opera, and The Hudson Opera Theatre.