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Orchestra to perform Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ Thursday evening

Orchestra to perform Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ Thursday evening

November 20, 2013


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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

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

November 14, 2013


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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...