Sunday, September 11th, the University of Maryland Orchestra and Concert Choir join with faculty and Maryland Opera Studio singers to present a free performance of Mozart's Requiem, K. 626. Leading the performance is Ed Maclary, professor of music and Director of Choral Activities at UMD. The 7:30 pm concert at Dekelboum Concert Hall is free, but reservations are required by calling 301.405.ARTS.
Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with Dr. Maclary about this commemorative concert, and the music he chose for its centerpiece.
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