Dickinson College Choir to Perform Verdi’s ‘Requiem’ with the Hershey Symphony

Photo of the college choir rehearsing

A choral rehearsal at Dickinson. Photo by Carl Socolow '77.

Iconic Choral Music Featured in Multiple Events

The Dickinson College Choir plans a series of events surrounding its performance of Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s powerful Requiem. The major choral work is a musical setting of the Catholic funeral mass for four soloists, double choir and orchestra. It was first performed in 1874.

College Choir Open Rehearsal
Tuesday, April 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Rubendall Recital Hall, Weiss Center for the Arts, 240 W. High St.

The Dickinson College Choir invites the public to a free, open rehearsal of Verdi’s Requiem.

Film Screening
Monday, April 23, 7 p.m.
Room 235, Weiss Center for the Arts, 240 W. High St.

The public is invited to a screening of the film Defiant Requiem, which tells the story of how inmates of the Nazi concentration camp Terezín fought back using Verdi’s music.

Hershey Theatre Performance
Friday, April 27, 8 p.m.
Hershey Theatre, 15 E. Caracas Ave., Hershey, PA

The Dickinson College Choir and Assistant Professor of Music James Martin (baritone) will join forces with the Hershey Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Sandra Dackow; the Hershey Festival Choir; and the Elizabethtown College Chorus for a performance of Verdi’s Requiem.

For individual tickets, please call the Hershey Theatre Box Office at 717-534-3405.

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Published April 6, 2018