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Brittens War Requiem
Phone (949) 553-2422
Price Tickets start at $20.
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Opera

Britten's War Requiem

Sunday, Nov 24, 2013 8:15p

A massive troupe of more than 300 artists (including an organist) will bring Britten’s colossal War Requiem to life. A work with a powerful message, Britten's War Requiem is one of the most stunning musical creations of the 20th century. Written as an anti-war appeal, Britten used traditional Latin text interspersed with poems of World War I poet Wilfred Owen, who was tragically killed at age 25, a mere week before the Armistice.

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James Conlon
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James Conlon is among the most successful American conductors of his generation, but his rise was largely founded upon critical acclaim garnered in the major European opera houses. Conlon's talents, however, extend beyond the realm of opera: he has forged a distinguished international reputation in the concert hall, showing an affinity for the works of Weber, Liszt, and especially Alexander von Zemlinsky....
Joseph Kaiser
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Starring as Tamino in the Kenneth Branagh film adaptation of The Magic Flute, conducted by James Conlon and released internationally in 2007, Joseph Kaiser is recognized by audiences for his beauty of tone, for the intelligence of his programming, and for an innate sense of style and elegance....
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