Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents "Music & Words"
Over 160 people will take the stage in a performance of one of the most beautiful and well loved compositions of all time, Brahms' German Requiem.
Joining the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra are two outstanding guest soloists: Edward Huls, baritone, and Jennifer Swanson, soprano. In addition, the beautiful voices of the Bemidji Chorale and the Bemidji State University Choir will also be on stage for this unforgettable performance.
Edward Huls, a national finalist in the Metropolitan Opera auditions, has appeared with the Chicago Lyric Opera and New York City Opera and made his Carnegie Hall debut with Brahms' Requiem. He lives in New Jersey.
Jennifer Swanson, a Bemidji native now living in Iowa, is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and the University of Minnesota, where she was awarded the Schuessler Vocal Fellowship. She was twice a regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera auditions.
Johannes Brahms wrote just four symphonies. Not only is the German Requiem considered to be one of Brahms' most important works, it is considered, in the history of music written for symphony and chorus, to be one of the most influential works of all time. For the chorus members and BSO instrumentalists, this performance signifies an impressive undertaking, as it is a singularly difficult piece of music. According to Dr. Everett, the Brahms' Requiem represents some of the most demanding, yet extraordinary, music there is.
The concert is funded by a generous gift from the Lueken Family Foundation. All seats are general admission.
A Special Gift! The Bemidji Symphony Orchestra presents guest soloist baritone Ed Huls, along with award winning mezzo-soprano Eunjoo Lee, in "An Evening of Song" on Saturday evening, May 4th at 7:00 pm at Calvary Lutheran Church, 2508 Washington Avenue SE, Bemidji. Dr. Beverly Everett will accompany. Admission is free.
Bemidji High School Auditorium (View)
2900 Division Street West
Bemidji, MN 56601
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