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Friday, February 24, 2012

Bonneville Chamber Music Festival: Faurè Requiem @ WSU (Ogden: March 30)


Bonneville Chamber Music Festival Final: Faurè Requiem
Who: Weber State University Department of Performing Arts
What: Bonneville Chamber Music Festival: Faurè Requiem
a concert dedicated to Danièle Doctorow
When: 30 March 2012 • 7:30 pm
Where: Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden
Cost: $12/adults; $9/students* and seniors; 
purchase 2 or more tickets and receive a 25% discount
*free for WSU students with Wildcard (required)

The Weber State University Department of Performing Arts presents the fifth and final concert of Bonneville Chamber Music Festival  2012, “Faurè Requiem,” Friday March 30, at  7:30 pm ar Holy Family Catholic Church, 1100 East 5550 South, Ogden. Tickets are $12/$9 and may be purchased from the Dee Events Center Ticket Office, 1-800-WSU-TIKS. All concerts are free for WSU students with a current Wildcard (student I.D.). Children 8 years and older are welcome. 

This final concert is dedicated to a celebration of the life of Danièle Doctorow (1952 to 2010), friend, musician, business woman, and the first Executive Director of the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation. The Brazilian conductor Manfredo Schmeidt will lead WSU Chamber Choir and Orchestra in this magnificent festival finale. A week prior to the performance, Mr. Schmeidt will be in residence at WSU, preparing the Faurè Requiem with WSU students. Concert will also feature Michael Palumbo, WSU Orchestra Director and Mark Henderson, WSU Choir Director.

Program will include:
Requiem in D minor, Op. 48 by Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
I. Introït et Kyrie
II. Offertoire
III. Sanctus
IV. Pie Jesu
V. Agnus Dei et Lux Aeterna
VI. Libera me
VII. In Paradisum

Manfredo Schmeidt, conductor (Orchestra Symphonica de Porto Alegre)
Brett Patterson, organist (music director, Holy Family Church, Ogden)
Mark Henderson, director, WSU Chamber Choir
Michael Palumbo, director, WSU Symphony Orchestra
WSU Chamber Orchestra
WSU Chamber Choir

The Bonneville Chamber Music Festival is made possible through the generous support of:
Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation
Weber County RAMP
Harris Family Foundation
Mel and Sandy Sowerby

Festival website: weber.edu/bcmf

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