Not all requiems are the same: Mozart’s was composed at the end of his life at the pinnacle of his classical composing style. Fauré’s anticipates the impressionism of Debussy and Ravel. His work is more uplifting, having rid itself of the “Dies Irae” and other severe parts of the death masses. Both are moving and beautiful and beloved all over the world.
All performances will include professional lead singers, the Taconic Opera Orchestra and Chorus, and will be conducted by Music Director Dan Montez.
DATES / TIMES / LOCATION
Holy Name of Mary Church
110 Grand St.
Sat., March 16, 2:00 pm
Sun., March 17, 3:00 pm
The beautiful venue is handicap accessible and is ideally suited for live sacred music of this caliber due to its acoustical and architectural properties.
Ticket Prices: Save $5 by purchasing in advance. Deductions can be taken together
Advance Sale: $30, Seniors $25, Students $15.
Door: $35, Seniors $30, Students $20.
Groups of 5 or more: deduct $5 per ticket.
Advance purchase: www.TaconicOpera.org/Tickets/ or (855) 886-7372.
About Taconic Opera
Mission Statement: To maintain and enhance an opera company focused on its own community both in its support of local artists and its commitment to local arts education; to provide high quality, affordable and accessible opera events to local residents. The purpose of the organization is to provide local artists, both professional and volunteer, with an opportunity to participate in the production and presentation of high-quality professional opera events that are accessible and affordable to the general public. Lead singers are trained and experienced professionals, many of whom have performed at the Metropolitan and New York City Opera companies, as well as nationally and internationally. Mainstage operas are presented each season that are fully staged with a full union orchestra and include supertitles (translations) above the stage. Additional events include concerts and recitals to round out the season and free opera lectures provided at local libraries and senior centers. Get-to-know-the-artist admission-free events are provided during the season and before mainstage operas in community locations such as bookstores, churches, community buildings, etc. These events allow for interaction between the performers and the audience in order to introduce this art form to persons with little or no exposure, or to enhance the appreciation of opera among persons who want to know more about it.