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July 13, 2013
Saturday, July 13, 6:00 PM - Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
Angela Meade, soprano
Karen Cargill, mezzo-soprano
John Mac Master, tenor
John Relyea, bass-baritone
Colorado Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Duain Wolfe, director
VERDI: Messa da Requiem
Reviewing Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s performance with The Philadelphia Orchestra of Verdi’s Requiem last fall at Carnegie Hall, critic James Oestreich wrote in The New York Times that "he embraced Verdi’s theatricality fully, from the recurring Dies Irae thunder, powerfully hurled, to the bass’s murmur, ‘mors stupebit’ (‘death shall stand amazed’)."
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The Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival was incorporated in 1987 as a public 501 (c) 3 Colorado non-profit corporation. Since its founding, the Festival's purpose has been to stimulate and foster public interest and appreciation of the performing arts, especially music; to serve the State of Colorado and the Vail Valley community through the presentation and sponsorship of musical concerts, activities, and events of the highest international standards; to promote and assist the economic base of the Vail Valley through presentation of such concerts; and to enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors alike to the Valley.