The University of Queensland’s School of Music REQUIEM Dane Lam conducts Verdi & Likhuta

Sunday 4 September
Concert Hall, QPAC
1 hour 30 minutes
(no interval, subject to change without notice)
A transaction fee of $7.20 applies.

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Concession, Children and Full-time Students

Experience Dane Lam conducting one of the most powerful works for symphony orchestra and massed choir ever created, alongside a moving new work by Ukrainian-Australian composer Catherine Likhuta.

When Giuseppi Verdi's close friend and compatriot Alessandro Manzoni died, he expressed his grief by composing a religious work of operatic intensity. Verdi's Requiem has thrilled and moved audiences for almost 150 years. Fittingly, for music that foregrounds human dignity, the Requiem is a tribute to the beauty of the human voice, with soloists and massed choir resonating with a full symphony orchestra.

The Requiem’s deeply emotional soundscape is complemented by "Through Healer's Eyes", a new work by Ukrainian-Australian composer and UQ School of Music alumna Catherine Likhuta. Inspired in part by the composer’s great-grandmother’s experiences as a war nurse in the Second World War, the work promotes healing, courage and compassion.

Proudly presented by The University of Queensland’s School of Music as part of the UQ Vice-Chancellor’s Concert Series. We welcome our performing partner the Brisbane Concert Choir and our soloists Eleanor Greenwood, Tania Ferris, Carlos Barcenas and Andrew Collis.

Presented by The University of Queensland in association with QPAC

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