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VERDI’S REQUIEM

Wednesday

09.06.2021

20:00 — Victoria Hall

Series O

Thursday

10.06.2021

20:00 — Victoria Hall

Series S

Grand Mécène

the agenda

Myung-Whun Chung
Direction

Zarina Abaeva
Soprano

Ekaterina Semenchuk
Mezzo-soprano

René Barbera
Ténor

Dmitry Belosselskiy
Basse

Coro dell'Accademia di Santa Cecilia
Choeur

Giuseppe Verdi

Messa da Requiem 


the music

The great Korean conductor, Myung-Whun Chung has chosen Verdi's impressive Requiemfor his first appearance at the reins of the OSR. His presence, together with that of the Rome’s famous Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, is the highlight that closes our season. Verdi takes hold of the liturgical text, infusing it with a romantic vision and a weight of extraordinary humanity, using all his knowledge of the voice and the emotion it conveys. The power of the Dies Irae has often been compared to that of Michelangelo's Last Judgement, which Verdi particularly liked. A great production not to be missed



the venues

OSR Live

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Jonathan Nott

Le Sacre du Printemps

Recorded on 30 July 2020 at Victoria Hall, Geneva

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Maurice Ravel

Valses nobles et sentimentales, pour orchestre

Jonathan Nott

Conductor

Recorded on 09 December 2015 at Victoria Hall, Geneva