Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor
Angel Blue, soprano
Julia Gertseva, mezzo-soprano
Aquiles Machado, tenor
Riccardo Zanellato, bass
St. Louis Symphony Chorus
Amy Kaiser, director
From musical outbursts of brute force to moments of peaceful tranquility, Verdi’s Requiem explores the complex relationship between humanity and God, depicting a wide spectrum of human emotions from anger to mourning to serenity. Celebrated for his operas, Verdi combines the unimaginable sweep and grandeur of opera into his Requiem as a somber and spiritual work certain to stir your soul.
Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos is presented by the Whitaker Foundation.