KASTALSKY REQUIEM

Kastalsky Requiem: Memory Eternal to the Fallen Heroes

Northwest Premiere

Overcome with urgency, Alexander Kastalsky began composing his haunting Requiem during World War I to remember fallen brothers in the Great War across national lines: a call for reconciliation, redemption, and hope. Never performed during the Soviet era, this richly scored Requiem for large a cappella choir receives its Northwest premiere led by guest conductor Steven Fox, nominated for a GRAMMY for his recording of the work with the Clarion Choir. By honoring a part of our darkest history, Kastalsky’s Memory Eternal helps us together embrace courage and hope for the future.

Artists on this Program

Steven Fox

Steven Fox, guest conductor

Conductor Steven Fox has been called “visionary” by BBC Music Magazine, and named “a conductor to watch” by Seen and Heard International. Of a recent performance with The Clarion Choir, The New York Times praised his “deft guidance” and commented: “An inspired interpretation. Mr.… Read More…

PERFORMANCES

Seattle

FRIDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2019, 7:30 P.M.
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Portland

SATURDAY 9 NOVEMBER 2019, 8:00 P.M.
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Lake Oswego

SUNDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2019, 2:00 P.M.
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