Verdi's Requiem, at St Barnabus Church, Ealing
London Sinfonia will be performing Verdi's Requiem, on Saturday, 23
March at St Barnabas Church, Ealing W5. at 7.45 pm
Donít miss your chance
to experience the thrill of Verdiís powerful music played by the West
London Sinfonia, Diversity Choir and four renowned soloists. The soloists
British lyric soprano
Nadine Benjamin is an English National Opera Harewood Artist and made
her ENO début as Clara (Porgy and Bess) in October 2018, followed
by Musetta (La bohème), receiving excellent reviews for both roles.
Estonian Monika-Evelin Liiv, an alumna of the Royal Opera House Jette
Parker Young Artist Programme, has performed numerous roles at Covent
Garden, most recently last autumn 2018 in the Ring Cycle.
British-Cypriot lyric tenor Mario Sofroniou is equally at home on the
opera stage, in opera galas and in concert performances. A notable previous
performance of the Verdi Requiem was under the baton of Sir David Willcocks.
Russian bass Denis Sedov was one of very few non-American singers ever
invited to join the Metropolitan Operaís prestigious Young Artist Development
Programme and made his début there in Gordaniís Fedora in a cast
with Placido Domingo and Mirella Freni.
West London Sinfonia plays a range of classical music, giving six concerts
a year, mainly in Chiswick and Ealing, plus a special Christmas performance
for young families. The orchestra is looking forward to performing Holstís
The Planets in the next orchestral season. Diversity Choirís was formed
in 1992 and the 60-strong choir sings a wide variety of music. Their director
is Jan Rautio, a critically acclaimed soloist, accompanist and chamber
March 8, 2019