The Guinness Choir: Mozart Requiem and Mass in C Minor

The Guinness Choir: Mozart Requiem and Mass in C Minor

Saturday, 1 April 2023, 7.30pm

On Saturday 1st April 2023 The Guinness Choir and Orchestra will perform Mozart’s Requiem and his Mass in C Minor in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin 2 at 7.30p.m.

Conducted by Ciarán Kelly with soloists Kelli-Ann Masterson, Soprano, Megan O’Neill, Soprano, Leanne Fitzgerald, Alto, Andrew Gavin, Tenor, and Rory Dunne, Bass.

This is a rare opportunity to experience and enjoy Mozart’s two great masterpieces in one concert.

The Requiem was Mozart’s final work, composed in the short period before his death in December 1791. He was only 35. Though completed by others in his circle, Mozart, as with the Mass in C Minor, which he had mostly written by the mid 1780s, captures the drama and visceral emotion of the liturgy.

Though much scholarly debate continues as to who completed the pieces, there is no escaping the magnificence and virtuosic demands of both, such that generations of artists have been inspired by these great masterpieces ever since. Don’t miss the dramatic and hopeful beauty that this opportunity presents.

Tickets (inc booking fee): €30 Premium and €25. All seating unreserved.

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Published by Journal of Music on 20 March 2023

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