2018 Mozart: Requiem; Schachter: Uriel/Masterworks Chorale

Mozart: Requiem; Schachter: Uriel/Masterworks Chorale
Cambridge, MA, USA
45 Quincy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
USA
$50/$35/$20

Gig Description

Pre-Concert Talk: 7:30pm

Includes Michael Schachter’s cantata Uriel. A native of Westborough, Schachter composed his setting of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem as a dramatic complement to the Mozart Requiem.

Kevin Leong, conducting
Susan Consoli, soprano
Roselin Osser, mezzo-soprano
Charles Blandy, tenor
Thomas Jones, baritone

MICHAEL SCHACHTER Uriel (2016)
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Requiem, K626 (completed by Robert Levin)

IT fell in the ancient periods
Which the brooding soul surveys,
Or ever the wild Time coined itself
Into calendar months and days.

This was the lapse of Uriel,
Which in Paradise befell.
[The entire poem from Bartleby.com]