HAYDN’S LORD NELSON MASS

Saturday, April 2, 2016, 8:00 PM

Danielle Talamantes, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Robert Baker, tenor
Kevin Deas, baritone
National Philharmonic Chorale
With Special Guests, Montgomery College Chorale
Dr. Molly Donnelly, director
Stan Engebretson, conductor

Haydn’s Mass in D minor received its name when Hungarian Prince Nikolaus Esterházy told the composer that a courier had arrived with the news that Nelson had defeated the French. The image of the trumpeting courier captured Haydn’s imagination, and he added the obbligato trumpets to memorable effect. Maurice Duruflé’s gentle and meditative Requiem combines medieval melody and modern orchestration by giving the eloquent Gregorian chant prominence throughout.

Kids age 7-17 are free. Please call the Strathmore Ticket Office directly at (301) 581-5100 to purchase Kids free tickets. Kids free tickets are not available for online purchase.

Haydn Lord Nelson Mass
Duruflé Requiem

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