Already on November 27 in the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre – “Requiem” by Verdi
with the participation of famous soloists. Yastrebova soprano Victoria, mezzo Julia Matochkin, tenor Sergei Semishkur and bass Ildar Abdrazakov
The preceding creation of the “Requiem” by Verdi experienced a series of years, serious loss of people dear to him: his father, the great librettist Piave and Rossini. On the occasion of the death of the last Verdi planned a joint project with other composers writing Requiem Rossini memory. By November 1869, the anniversary of the death of the great master, was created considerable musical material, but the project did not take place.
In 1873, died an outstanding writer and humanist Alessandro Manzoni, which is a big fan of Verdi was for many years. Verdi Requiem decides to write their own and dedicate it to the memory of the writer.
Premiered in San Marco cathedral in Milan, in 1874.
Vocal-symphonic masterpiece will be performed by the Choir and Symphony Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre under the direction of Pablo Heras-Casado .
One of those scores that do not leave anyone indifferent. This music – be aware! 100% “Must Hear”, modern language …