150 people will perform Verdi's Requiem four times

23 april 2013, 03:13
On 23, 24, 26 and 27 April in Novosibirsk Verdi's Requiem will be performed. Execution of this large-scale work is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the composer. Under the direction of Gintaras Rinkevicius, chief conductor and artistic director of Novosibirsk Philharmonic orchestra, about 150 persons will perform — Novosibirsk groups, soloists of Vilnius and Novosibirsk opera theatres.

These evenings you will see philharmonic teams on the stage — Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra, Chamber Choir, ensemble «Markell’s voices», choir of students of Novosibirsk Conservatory, Lithuanian singers Sandra Janušaitė, Jovita Vaskeviciute and Christian Benedict, as well as the soloist of Novosibirsk Opera Nicolay Loskutkin, directed by the chief conductor of Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra -Gintaras Rinkevicius.

«The tremendous musical marathon that we are realizing these days is naturally included in the event of global scale: this year the whole music world celebrates the 200th anniversary of great Verdi – the artistic director of Novosibirsk Philharmonic Society Vladimir Kaluzhsky said, — Requiem is the only significant work created by Verdi not in the opera genre, but naturally reflecting the opera nature of his talent. The first performance of the Requiem on 22 May 1874 was conducted by the composer himself ».

Requiem will be performed on 23 and 26 April on the stage of the Palace of Science of Academgorodok (season tickets №№ 2а, 2), 24 and 27 April – on the stage of the Palace of culture of Railway workers (season tickets №№ 1а, 1).

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