30th Anniversary Concert: Verdi's Requiem

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Celebrate 30 years of Bach in Baltimore with Verdi’s dramatic masterpiece Requiem. Inspired as a tribute to the poet Alessandro Manzoni, this soaring memorial is no ordinal funeral mass. It’s a breathtaking and varied piece expressing a full range of emotion from terror, joy, uncertainty, and the indelible strength of the human spirit in the face of tragedy. Between 1943 and 1944, the Requiem was performed 16 times by the prisoners of Theresienstadt, a Nazi concentration camp in Czechoslovakia,