St Albans St Cecilia Festival Concert – Dvořák Requiem

St Albans St Cecilia Festival Concert – Dvořák Requiem
4
Oct

Saturday 31 October 2015 at 7.30pm

St Albans Cathedral
Tickets from: stalbanscathedral.org

 

Geraldine McGreevy – Soprano

Deborah Miles-Johnson – Alto

Mark Wilde – Tenor

Jeremy White – Bass

St Cecilia Festival Chorus – Hardynge Choir, Radlett Choral Society, St Albans Chamber Choir

St Albans Symphony Orchestra

Alex Flood – Conductor

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the all-too-rarely performed Dvořák’s Requiem, one of the great masterpieces of choral music, packed with haunting and uplifting melodies and stirring harmonies. Combining a sensitive and passionate response to the ancient words of the Requiem Mass with Dvořák’s command of symphonic development, it is powerful, exciting, and moving.  A compelling musical narrative is woven through the timeless human preoccupations of fear, death, hope and transcendence in this magnificent work set for chorus, soloists and large orchestra by a composer at the height of his inventive powers

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