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Sydney Sings Verdi
12 November 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm AEDT
The Sydney University Graduate Choir and its Music Director, Christopher Bowen OAM, is delighted to announce a performance of Verdi’s powerful Requiem in the magnificent Sydney Town Hall.
This concert will be part of the Choir’s Sydney Sings… series, and will be presented with a large guest chorus drawn from across NSW and a full orchestra of professional musicians brought together specially for the occasion.
The Verdi Requiem is a masterpiece of the Romantic era. Marshalling his resources as a dramatist and lyrical composer, Verdi, one of the greatest opera composers of all time, created a powerful and moving reflection on life and death.
The choir of over 200 singers promises to lift the roof off the Town Hall.
The soloists assembled for this performance are a particularly fine ensemble of professional singers, all of whom have significant achievements in operatic repertoire to bring to their performance. It promises to be an unforgettable afternoon of music-making.