School of Music Presents Protest Requiem April 18
The UF Choral Union, representing the UF School of Music’s Concert Choir and The Gainesville Civic Chorus Master Chorale, will present Protest Requiem on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Phillips Center. Protest Requiem features Verdi’s world-renowned choral masterwork, Requiem, performed in remembrance of the Holocaust and to honor the members of the chorus and orchestra in the Theresienstadt ghetto. Conducted by Dr. Will Kesling, the performance features the UF Symphony Orchestra and soloists Stella Zambalis (soprano), Regina Torres (mezzo-soprano), Mark Thomsen (tenor) and Stephen Saxon (bass).
Prior to the performance April 13-17 there will be several guest speakers and free special events. For a complete outline of activities, visit arts.ufl.edu/protestrequiem. Tickets are available through the Phillips Center Box Office at 352-392-2787 or performingarts.ufl.edu.