Monday, May 9, 2011

Special Offer on Verdi's Requiem through the Italian Cultural Institute!

On May 21, 2011 at 8:00 PM the National Philharmonic at Strathmore presents
Verdi's Requiem - Triumph of the Spirit. In 1874, Verdi composed this brilliant, theatrical Requiem as a memorial to his close friend, Alessandro Manzoni, whose novel, I Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed), was a powerful force in the unification of Italy. Verdi conceived the Requiem as a patriotic act celebrating the Italian Republic. The music of the Requiem covers the range of human emotions from terror, shame and sadness to hope and exaltation. The performance will feature: Arianna Zukerman, soprano;
Patricia Miller, mezzo soprano; Don Bernardini, tenor; Kevin Deas, bass
and Stan Engebretson, conductor.

Tickets are available online at or via telephoen at 301) 581-5100. When you mention promotion code NPVERDI you will receive a 20% discount on tickets! Even better, children 7-17 free.

The Strathmore is located 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852

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