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The Riverside Choir: Brahms Requiem

May 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


On Mother’s Day, The Riverside Choir offers A German Requiem – one of the great masterworks of the choral and orchestral literature – initially composed by Johannes Brahms as a response to the death of his dear friend, the composer Robert Schumann. Brahms’ universal message of solace, comfort and hope, composed as a personal musical memorial dedicated to his mother, uses biblical texts different from those found in the traditional Latin Requiem. A festive fundraising brunch celebrating the nurturing ones in our lives will precede the concert at 12:30 p.m.