The Britten War Requiem
Saturday, February 25, 2012
8:00 p.m. • Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center
Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem is an enormous, poignant, moving choral masterwork.
The vivid and heartwrenching poetry of World War I poet Wilfred Owen (right) is chillingly juxtaposed with the traditional Latin Requiem Mass in a work that is all too relevant today.