Program

Henry Purcell

Funeral Music for Queen Mary, Z.58c & Z. 860

 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Requiem in D minor, K. 626

Featured  ARTISTS

Antoine Plante, Conductor

Yulia Van Doren, Soprano
Sarah Mesko, Alto
Aaron Sheehan, Tenor
Stephen Hegedus, Bass

Members of the Houston Symphony Chorus
Betsy Cook Weber, Director

RUNNING TIME

Approx. 1 hr 45 min, with intermission

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE

7:15pm, in the Cullen Theater


A masterpiece that must be experienced live

A must-see for any music lover, Mozart’s final composition is a profoundly moving work, brimming with drama, hopefulness and redemption.  Now, experience Mozart’s unforgettable music with the instruments he would have written them for in his own time – to truly experience his genius.

This concert is made possible in part by the Houston Arts Alliance and the Houston Endowment.

 

Biographies of Guest Artists

 
 

Ensemble

 

ViolinS

Jonathan Godfrey, Concertmaster

Andrés González
Nayeon Kim*
Kana Kimura
Maria Lin
Noel Martin
Boson Mo
Anabel Ramirez
Edson Scheid*
Oleg Sulyga
Hannah Watson

Viola

Matthew Carrington
Toma Iliev*
Yvonne Smith

 

Cello

Michael Unterman
Courtenay Vandiver Pereira
Julia Sengupta

 

Bass

Deborah Dunham
Paul Ellison

 

*Juilliard Fellow

Timpani

Richard Brown

 

Organ

Christopher Holman

 

 

Clarinet

Thomas Carroll
Elise Bonhivert

 

bassoon

Nate Helgeson
Clay Zeller-Townson

 

Trumpet

Amanda Pepping

 

Trombone

Greg Ingles
Mack Ramsey
Erik Schmalz

 

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