Mozart Requiem

Presented by Akron Symphony Orchestra at EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall - University of Akron, Akron OH

Feb 22 2020
Mozart Requiem

Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 3 • Schubert Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished” • Mozart Requiem

Three towering works standing on the cusp of the Romantic age. Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3 encapsulates the themes of his opera: anguish, liberation, love and joy. Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony and Mozart’s Requiem were both left incomplete at their deaths, without explanation. They have cast spells over every subsequent generation, sharing dark mysteries through their lyric beauty.

Christopher Wilkins, conductor
Akron Symphony Chorus

DID YOU KNOW?

Mozart’s Requiem was composed in 1791 and was left unfinished at the time of his death. Mozart composed his Requiem with the belief it was for himself, but the work was actually commissioned by an anonymous nobleman, who had intended to pass it off as his own. (Source: Classic FM)

The facts surrounding Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony are scarce and mysterious, which has only heightened the intrigue over the years. There was no mention of this symphony made during the composer’s lifetime. It lay buried, like hidden

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ADMISSION INFO

$25.00+ 

Single tickets for this performance go on sale August 1. Classic Series Subscriptions and Flex Subscriptions are on sale now. All ticket sales are final.

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Email: asoconnect@akronsymphony.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Feb 22, 2020 at 08:00 pm - 10:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall - University of Akron

198 Hill St., Akron, OH 44325

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PARKING INFO

Various parking decks and lots are located adjacent to the Hall.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

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