Theater St. Gallen & Sinfonieorchester St. Gallen to Showcase Staged Production of Verdi’s ‘Requiem’

The Theater St. Gallen and the Sinfonieorchester St. Gallen will team up to present Verdi’s “Requiem” starting on May 6, 2023 at 7 p.m. The famed work will be presented in a staged production by Krystian Lada with Modestas Pitrenas conducting. The opera will feature soprano Hulkar Sabirova, mezzo-soprano Martina Belli, tenor Christopher Sokolowski, and bass Msimelelo Mbali. The production {…}

Dame Sarah Connolly & Elizabeth Llewellyn Lead English National Opera’s Mozart Requiem

(Credit: Christopher Pledger/ Shirley Suarez / English National Opera official website / Gerard Collett) The English National Opera has announced that it will reopen the London Coliseum on Nov. 6 & 7, 2020, for the two special performances of Mozart’s “Requiem.” The performances will star mezzo-soprano Dame Sarah Connolly, soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn, tenor Toby Spence, and bass Brindley Sherratt. The {…}

The Shed To Present Cinematic Version of Verdi’s Requiem With MusicAeterna

(Credit: Official Website) The Shed is set to present Verdi’s Requiem on Nov. 19-24, 2019. The performance will feature musicAeterna and conductor Teodor Currentzis in the organization’s North American debut. The production of the work will feature a specially commissioned cinematic artwork by avant-garde filmmaker Jonas Mekas. Mekas, who recently passed away at age 96, drew inspiration from text by {…}

Handel And Haydn Society To Present Mozart’s ‘Requiem’

The Handel and Haydn Society will conclude its 2018-19 season with a performance of Mozart’s final masterpiece, “Requiem.” The program is also set to include Mozart’s intensely emotional “Masonic Funeral Music,” Allegri’s “Miserere mei, Deus,” which “captures the profound sadness, weight and power of the Passion story,” and Bach’s motet “Singet dem Herrn.” Featured vocalists will include soprano Joelle Harvey, {…}