Thursday, October 10, 2013

Verdi freebies

In a concert commemorating the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, Riccardo Muti will conduct the Chicago Symphony in the Verdi Requiem in a live webcast beginning at 8:15 p.m. (Eastern time).

Joining Muti and the orchestra are soprano Tatiana Serjan, mezzo-soprano Daniela Barcellona, tenor Mario Zeffiri, bass Ildar Abdrazakov and the Chicago Symphony Chorus, directed by Duain Wolfe.

The live stream is here:

After Oct. 10, the performance can be viewed on demand, at:

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The Richmond Symphony is offering pairs of free tickets for furloughed federal employees to performances of Verdi’s Requiem, at 8 p.m. Oct. 19 and 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at Richmond CenterStage, Sixth and Grace streets. To claim tickets, bring federal ID to the box office.