Verdi, NAC Orchestra, Ottawa, Canada
Canada's NAC Orchestra is to present Verdi's REQUIEM in concert May 30 - 21, 2012 at NAC Southam Hall, Ottawa.
Beloved for his operatic masterpieces, Verdi created one of the most enduring and spiritually moving concert works with his soulful REQUIEM. Nationalistic champion and hero of the Italian opera world, Verdi created one of the most enduring and spiritually moving concert works with his soulful REQUIEM for vocalists, chorus and orchestra. This dramatic and well-crafted work, full of gorgeous melodies, has been beloved by audiences since its premiere in 1874.
REQUIEM will be conducted by Pinchas Zukerman and features Adrianne Pieczonka, Allyson McHardy, James Valenti, Eric Owens and The Combined Ottawa Choruses under the direction of Chorus Master Duain Wolfe. Before both shows there will be a pre-concert chat at 7pm.
Tickets are on sale now Online, by calling Ticketmaster on 1-888-991-2787 (ARTS) or by visting the NAC Box Office in person. Tickets start at $21 with discounts available for students and groups of 10+. For more information see http://nac-cna.ca/en/orchestra/event/344.