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Fitchburg State and Christ Church choirs present "Requiem" by Gabriel Fauré

Thu Dec 1, 2022
The combined choirs of Fitchburg State University and Christ Church will presented a joint concert on Sunday, Nov. 6, featuring Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem.The performance was conducted by Fitchburg State Assistant Professor Jonathan Harvey, accompanied by Robert Potterton III on organ, Hildy Schilling on violin, and Lishan Tan on the harp. Dr. Schilling is also a member of the Fitchburg State faculty.Fauré’s Requiem, first performed in 1888, is one of the celebrated French composer’s most admired works, praised as deeply moving and focused on consolation and perseverance through grief and hardship.Program information: 00:08 - Pavane in F-sharp minor, Op. 50 06:59 - Impromptu in D-flat major, Op. 86 REQUIEM IN D MINOR, Op. 48: 16:50 - I. Introit et Kyrie (Mvmt. II omitted from this performance) 22:33 - III. Sanctus 25:38 - IV. Pie Jesu 28:33 - V. Agnus Dei 33:31 - VI. Libera Me 38:08 - VII. In Paradisum