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Mozart Requiem

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  • Price: $38.00/$45.00
  • Date: Sun, Apr 14, 2019
  • Time: 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Venue: St George's Church, Battery Point
  • Location: 30 Cromwell St, Battery Point TAS 7004
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Allegri Ensemble Chamber Choir (directed by Andrew Bainbridge)
UTAS Camerata (directed by Susan Collins)

Helen Thomson, soprano
Rebeka Hren Dragolič, mezzo-soprano
Nick Seidenman, tenor
Thomas Flint, bass-baritone

Johannes Fritzsch, conductor

Allegri Ensemble is proud to present our first concert for 2019 – Mozart’s Requiem, in the beautiful St George’s Church, Battery Point.
Begun in late 1791, the Requiem was incomplete at Mozart’s death in December that year: the version we will perform was completed by Mozart’s pupil and friend, Franz Xaver Süssmayr.

Allegri Ensemble will perform the work accompanied by the UTAS Camerata from the Conservatorium of Music, directed by Susan Collins. Soloists in the performance include Hobart soprano, Helen Thomson; and newly arrived in Hobart, bass-baritone Thomas Flint.Also newly arrived in Hobart is mezzo-soprano Rebeka Hren Dragolic, together with tenor Nick Seidenman from Victoria. The Requiem will be preceded by two short choral motets, De profundis, attributed to Mozart, but likely composed by Georg Reutter; and Mozart’s Miserere in A minor. The Camerata strings will also perform Rakastava (The Lover) by Jean Sibelius.

We are thrilled that this performance of Mozart’s Requiem will be conducted by international maestro and TSO Principal Guest Conductor, Johannes Fritzsch.

Since 2013, Allegri Ensemble has presented an annual concert series under musical director Andrew Bainbridge.

As Andrew has just been appointed to a new position in Melbourne, this will be his last concert with Allegri Ensemble.