Tuesday, October 27, 2009

The Hartford Chorale to Present Brahms Requiem

[Excerpts from a news release issued by The Hartford Symphony]

The 180 voices of The Hartford Chorale, prepared by Richard Coffey, will join The Hartford Symphony Orchestra for four performances of Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem (A German Requiem) on Thursday, November 12 through Saturday, November 14, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. in the Belding Theater at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. Led by guest conductor and Music Director Candidate Constantine Kitsopoulos, the program also will feature Schumann’s Manfred Overture and solo performances by soprano Amanda Forsythe and bass Kevin Deas.

Guest conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos says, “Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem is a requiem for the living. The sublime beauty and exquisite symmetry of this work seem to reflect the cycle of life itself. It is a requiem that gives comfort to the bereaved...”

To purchase tickets, contact The Hartford Symphony Orchestra
PHONE 860.244.2999 or online at https://tickets.hartfordsymphony.org/
Discounted tickets may be available via https://www.letsgoarts.org/ for some concerts.

The Hartford Chorale, under the direction of Richard Coffey, is the primary symphonic chorus of the Greater Hartford community, particularly in its critically acclaimed collaborations with The Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Here’s a photo of The Hartford Chorale with the HSO, Richard Coffey conducting, taken at our knock-out 2007 performance of Handel’s Messiah:

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