Brahms’ Requiem and Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht
Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st March at 8pm
Tickets: €15 / €10 (concession) – Available at door or online (see below)
Special student ticket price of €7 for tickets purchased in advance at our stand in the Arts Block during the week of the 18th of March.
Join the University of Dublin Choral Society in our upcoming performance of Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem and Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht.
Brahms’ Requiem is one of the most loved masterworks in the choral repertoire. In contrast to the great Requiems of Mozart and Verdi, it it is a non-liturgical work of mourning, offering consolation for the living. UDCS performed the Irish premiere of the piece in 1911.
The contrast with Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht could hardly be more great. It is a secular work concerning a conflict between Christians and pagans in the Harz mountains, with the text written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Soloists: Grace Bermingham (Soprano), Stuart Kinsella (Tenor) and Gyula Nagy (Bass).
Conducted by David Leigh