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.
Currently at Davies Symphony Hall
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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.
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The San Francisco Symphony and Michael Tilson Thomas present more than 220 concerts each year from September through July in a variety of genres, with SFS musicians performing classical concerts, holiday favorites, summer pops events, free outdoor concerts, special series for families and children, plus presentations of visiting guest artists and orchestras from around the globe. The San Francisco Symphony also takes its unique style to audiences world-wide, touring nationally and internationally every year. The SFS is currently recording all the Mahler symphonies on its own media label and has recently launched Keeping Score, a national, multi-year, multi-media project bringing classical music to millions of Americans via TV, radio, the Internet and more.