November 10, 2018
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Andrew Contantine, conductor
Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
Fort Wayne Children’s Choir
Soprano, Tenor, and Baritone soloists
Britten — War Requiem, Op. 66
This concert will be performed nearly 100 years to the day after the armistice of World War I. The Philharmonic and special guests are featured in Benjamin Britten’s powerful masterpiece that juxtaposes the Roman Catholic Requiem Mass with contemporary texts illustrating the ravages of war.
This free pre-concert talk, sponsored by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends, is designed to provide audience members insight into the evening’s concert program and featured guest artists. Musically Speaking is hosted by Fort Wayne Philharmonic conducting staff, musicians, and guest artists.
For Masterworks concerts at the Embassy Theatre: The Gallery of the Grand Wayne Center.
6:30 p.m. (one hour before every Masterworks concert).