Bury Bach Choir: Verdi Requiem

March 7, 2020 | 7:30 pm
St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Giuseppe Verdi’s much loved Messa da Requiem combines religious grandeur with operatic drama and passion in music that expresses a vast range of emotions – sorrow, consolation, fear, hope, penitence and joy – delivered by a quartet of soloists, and large chorus and orchestra. From the terror of the ‘Dies Irae’ with its threatening solo bass drum, to the sorrow of the ‘Lacrimosa’ and the desperation of the ‘Libera me’, Verdi encompasses the human experience in the face of mortality. His Requiem is a work of universal appeal, full of memorable melodies and thrilling choruses that will keep you riveted to your seat.

Sarah Fox soprano
Valerie Reid mezzo-soprano
Christopher Turner tenor
Tom Asher bass

Prometheus Orchestra

Bury Bach Choir               

Philip Reed conductor

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