“The orchestra was joined by the Providence Singers for the last movement, the so-called ‘Ode to Joy,’ which was one of the more moving moments in the Philharmonic’s season. The Singers sounded terrific.”



 







Arvo Pärt


Dan Locklair


Benjamin Britten


Mozart: Requiem
With Music on Memorial Themes by
Arvo Pärt, Dan Locklair, Benjamin Britten

The Providence Singers and Orchestra
Andrew Clark, artistic director

The Rhode Island Children’s Chorus
Christine Noel, founding director

Bonnie Pomfret, soprano    
Emily Marvosh, mezzo-soprano

 Charles Blandy, tenor
David Kravitz, baritone

8 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2010
VMA Arts and Cultural Center, Providence


Arvo Pärt
b. 1935

Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten (1977)
String Orchestra and Orchestral Bell   |  Notes

Thomas Tallis
1505 – 1585

Glory to Thee, My God, This Night
Children’s Choir, Organ, and Strings   |  Notes and text

Dan Locklair
b. 1949

Stirring the Silence (2006)
Chorus, Children’s Choir, and Orchestra   |  Notes and text

Benjamin Britten
1913 – 1976

Cantata Misericordium (1963)
Chorus, Orchestra, and Soloists   |  Notes and text

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1756 – 1791

Requiem
Chorus, Orchestra, and Soloists   |  Notes and text