Symphony and choirs shine in spring concert
“Lacrimosa” and “Amen” from Mozart’s Requiem by UH Mānoa Symphony and Choirs
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir and Chamber Singers performed their year-end concert at Honolulu’s premiere classical venue, Neal S. Blaisdell Center Concert Hall, on April 30, 2014.
The program started with Machine by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Jennifer Higdon performed by the UH Mānoa Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra continued with Ludwig Van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat, “Emperor,” Op. 73 (1809–11) featuring UH graduate student and Concerto Competition winner Xin Lin. UH Mānoa Director of Bands Jeffrey Boeckman conducted. (Full video on “Emperor” will be posted by Monday, May 5).
After intermission, the Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir and Chamber Singers performed Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem in a local premiere of the Duncan Druce completion. It featured UH Mānoa Music Department faculty: Rachel Schultz, soprano; Maya Hoover, mezzo-soprano; Larry Paxton, tenor and John Mount, bass. UH Mānoa Director of Choral Activities Miguel Ángel Felipe conducted.
Go to the UH Mānoa Music Department website for more information.
More from the concert
“Tuba mirum” from Mozart’s Requiem by UH Mānoa Symphony and Choirs
Beethoven’s “Emperor” by UH Mānoa Symphony and pianist Xin Lin