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Orchestra to perform Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ Thursday evening

Ian Hobson conducts the Sinfonia da Camera on March 13, 2010 at a concert in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts’ Foellinger Great Hall. The professional chamber orchestra will perform at Foellinger Great Hall along with student choral groups Thursday night.

November 20, 2013

On Thursday, the University’s Sinfonia da Camera will perform Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s choral masterpiece “Requiem.” The professor chamber orchestra’s rendition of “Requiem” will pay homage to the 200th anniversary of Verdi’s birth.  Verdi wrote “Requiem” in 1874 to commemorate th...

‘Falstaff’ performance celebrates composer Verdi’s 200th birthday

Students rehearse the opera “Falstaff” in the Tryon Festival Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday. The opera opens Thursday night to celebrate the composer Giuseppe Verdi’s 200th birthday.

November 14, 2013

On Thursday night, a classic tale of romance, revenge and comedy will come to life in the School of Music’s production of the opera “Falstaff.” First cast in early September, this production has taken months to prepare for its performances Thursday through Sunday at the Krannert Center for the P...