Messa da Requiem

Town Hall Victoria Square Birmingham B3 3DQ
Arts and Law, Performance
Sunday 22nd March 2020 (15:00-17:00)
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Gweneth Ann Rand

University Music Society

  • Philharmonic Orchestra and University Chorus
  • Daniele Rosina conductor
  • Julian Wilkins chorus master
  • Gweneth Ann Rand soprano

The music of the Messa da Requiem combines religious grandeur with operatic drama and passion, and contains equally exquisite writing for both chorus and soloists. It is notable for its emotional depth and variety shown, for example, in the terror of the 'Dies Irae', the dignity of the sorrowful 'Lacrimosa', the anxious pleading of the 'Libera me' and the spirited 'Sanctus'. The work is performed by the University Music Society’s Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, with guest soloists.


  • Messa da Requiem

Admission: £15, £12 concessions, £5 students/U18 plus box office commission, or 0121 780 3333