Jeff Smith 11:30 a.m., Aug. 30
San Diego Opera: The Verdi Requiem
Verdi’s powerful Requiem brings together extraordinary musical forces.
The combined San Diego Opera Chorus and the San Diego Master Chorale will be the largest chorus San Diego Opera has ever assembled on the stage of the Civic Theatre, as Krassimira Stoyanova, Stephanie Blythe and Piotr Beczala from the cast of A Masked Ball are joined by great Italian bass, Ferruccio Furlanetto, to complete a cast of soloists every opera house in the world would envy. Italian conductor Massimo Zanetti conducts the San Diego Symphony in this concert work which cries out for eternal rest, forgiveness and divine redemption.
Sometimes called an opera disguised as sacred music, and written to honor the great Italian writer Manzoni, there is only one performance of the Requiem.
- When: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
- Cost: $35 - $225