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Mozart's Requiem
Sacred music for The Last Judgement that is sublime
About the Concert

Thursday, May 25, 2023, 7:30 pm
Cincinnati Music Hall

James Conlon, conductor
Erica Petrocelli, soprano
Kate Lindsey, mezzo-soprano
Joshua Blue, tenor
Michael Sumuel, bass
May Festival Chorus, Robert Porco, director
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Louis Langrée, music director

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Julia ADOLPHE: Crown of Hummingbirds
World Premiere, May Festival Co-Commission (Music and Poem)

Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART:  Requiem in D Minor, K. 626

Requiem aeternam. Kyrie
Dies irae
Tuba mirum
Rex tremendae
Domine Jesu
Sanctus. Osanna
Benedictus. Osanna
Agnus Dei. Lux aeterna
Cum sanctis

James Conlon dedicates this performance to the memory of renowned tenor John Aler. Over three decades, Mr. Aler sang on more than 50 May Festival programs.

Tonight’s concert will last approximately 90 minutes. There is no intermission.

Tonight’s concert is sponsored by the Christine E. and Thomas L. Neyer, Sr. Family.

The appearance of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is generously supported by the Louise Dieterle Nippert Musical Arts Fund of the Greenacres Foundation.

Julia Adolphe’s Crown of Hummingbirds was commissioned by Barbara Ann Feldmann in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Cincinnati May Festival and in honor of the altos of the May Festival Chorus.

The appearance of James Conlon in this evening’s performance is made possible in part by Sherry and Mark Holcomb.

The appearance of Joshua Blue in this evening’s performance is made possible in part by Chris and Beth Canarie.

The appearances of Erica Petrocelli and Kate Lindsey are made possible by a generous endowment gift from Mary and Joe Stern.

The appearance of Michael Sumuel is made possible in part by Robert A. Atterton.