Delius arr. Beecham | The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Saint-Saëns | Le rouet d’Omphale, Op. 31
Mozart (Sussmayr) | Requiem
—Lucy Fitz Gibbon, Soprano
—Emily Marvosh, Contralto
—Charles Blandy, Tenor
—David Kravitz, Baritone
The beautiful, bittersweet and haunting music of this program takes us from Delius’ masterpiece, The Walk to Paradise Garden, based loosely on Shakespeare’s tragedy of the star-crossed lovers in Romeo and Juliet to Mozart’s final work, his Requiem Mass shrouded in the mystery of his early death. This Requiem, with its achingly beautiful, soaring melodies, features four wonderful soloists whose talents have kept them in demand throughout the US and Europe. Join us for an emotional journey through love and life.