Frank La Rocca (b. 1951)

Requiem For The Forgotten

with Josef Rheinberger’s Mass for Double Choir

Cappella Romana
+ 45th Parallel Universe

Richard Sparks
Guest Conductor

Requiem for the Forgotten by Frank La Rocca for choir, organ, and strings commemorates the displaced and the homeless, championing the inherent dignity of every person.

The program opens with the a cappella Mass for Double Choir by Josef Rheinberger (1839–1901), who dedicated it to Leo XIII, a pope known for his advocacy for social justice.

Requiem for the Forgotten appears on the Cappella Records recording by Benedict XVI Ensemble, led by the esteemed Richard Sparks, who will also direct Cappella Romana in these concerts, with 45th Parallel Universe.


Friday, March 28 @ 7:30pm
St. James Cathedral


Saturday, March 29 @ 7:30pm
St. Mary’s Cathedral


Sunday, March 30 @ 3pm
Our Lady of the Lake Parish

Digital On Demand

Premieres open one week after each series


St. James Cathedral

804 Ninth Avenue Seattle, Washington  98104

St. Mary’s Cathedral

1739 NW Couch St Portland, OR 97209

Our Lady of the Lake Parish

650 A Avenue Lake Oswego OR 97034