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Requiem Æternam

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Benaroya Hall
200 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101

A choral spectacular featuring two Requiem settings, plus a viola concerto with guest soloist Aloysia Friedmann. Featuring Cantaré Vocal Ensemble and The Liberty Singers.

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On this day, September 25th

Born:

  • Léon Boëllmann, French composer, in 1862.
  • Roberto Gerhard, Spanish-English composer, in 1896.
  • Jean Philippe Rameau, French composer, in 1683.

Died:

  • Jean Françaix, French composer, in 1997.
  • Julius Fucik, Czech composer, in 1916.

In 1952, John Cage composed and presented 4’33″, a composition consisting of 4 minutes and 33 seconds of silence.