Schubert / Donizetti
Musical drama and church music: two separate worlds. That is why it is a thrilling experience for those who are familiar with the composer's operas to hear Verdi's Requiem for the first time, or Rossini's Stabat Mater or Petite Messe Solennelle. It is a similar treat to hear the funeral mass of the composer of L'elisir d'amore and Don Pasquale.
An exciting and remarkable aspect of the concert is the fact that the performers will be conducted by a woman, and a stunningly beautiful one at that. The presence of Speranza Scappucci is part of the process over recent decades by which female conductors have become fully accepted representatives of their profession. The 46-year-old Italian maestra studied at the Conservatorio di Musica Santa Cecilia in Rome and New York's Juilliard School of Music and is a former assistant of Riccardo Muti's. Her repertoire, however, is by no means restricted simply to the works of the Italian masters.
The concert will be preceded from 6.30 pm by a conversation entitled Prelude, where ticket holders will be invited to get to know the performing musician and the works to be performed more closely.
Presented by: Müpa Budapest
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Refreshments – Without the Queue
Thanks to our new catering service at the Átrium Snack Bar, you can forget about waiting in line during intermissions for some refreshments and get your order prepped especially for you by the time the intermission actually starts. Find out more about pre-ordering here.
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Hungarian Radio Choir (choirmaster: Zoltán Pad)