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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...