The Vancouver Cantata Singers present Brahms Requiem at the Atrium of the Life Sciences Institute (2350 Health Sciences Mall, UBC) on Saturday (February 23) at 8 p.m.
The performance will include Johannes Brahms’ A German Requiem, To Words of the Holy Sciptures, Op. 45, considered a “grand classic” in choral repertoire. The work, which was composed between 1865 and 1868, is a large-scale work for chorus, soprano and baritone soloists. This performance will also include two pianists performing the orchestral accompaniment.
Canadian soprano Monica Whicher and Vancouver-based baritone Andy Greenwood will join the Vancouver Cantata Singers as featured soloists. James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton will play piano.
Tickets to Brahms Requiem are $25 to $30 and are available online in advance.