San Francisco Symphony Performs Verdi's Requiem
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The last date listed for Verdi's Requiem was Friday October 21, 2011 / 8:00pm.
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In a surreal twist, one of Japan's biggest rock stars also happens to be one of that country's most revered classical composers. His name is Yoshiki and the breadth of his musical accomplishment astonishes. The same man who, as the leader of the heavy metal band X Japan, sold out the 55,000-seat Tokyo Dome 18 times was selected by the Japanese government to write a classical composition celebrating Emperor Akihito. Commissioned to write themes for events as diverse as the 2012 Grammys and the World Expo, he has now released a solo album of original instrumental works, Yoshiki Classical, to global acclaim. For one night only, he will perform captivating melodies from his new album live at Davies Symphony Hall, playing solo piano with string quartet accompaniment. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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Verdi's Requiem Mass was beautifully presented with all aspects of the music very carefully interwoven. The orchestra, the 140 voice chorus and the 4 soloists were all attentive to the conductor and to the intonations of the various parts of the mass. A thoroughly engrossing performance.
Verdi’s Requiem, for orchestra, four soloists, and double choir, is a colossal setting of the Catholic mass. Now a standard of the choral repertoire, and operatic in its scale and grandeur, it may never have existed if not for the ill-fated collaboration by several Italian composers to honor the life of Rossini with a requiem in his honor. Verdi expanded his contribution to this project into the emotional and revered work we know today.
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
San Francisco Symphony