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      March 23, 2019

      Saturday   8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

      804 9th Avenue
      Seattle, Washington 98104

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      The King of Glory, an Opus 7 concert

      Opus 7 presents the Northwest premiere of the dramatic and moving Requiem (2011) for soprano and baritone soloists, choir, and string orchestra by Tigran Mansurian, Armenias greatest living composer. The work is dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide that occurred in Turkey from 1915 to 1917. The Los Angeles Times has described Mansurians music as that in which deep cultural pain is quieted through an eerily calm, heart-wrenching beauty. Mansurians Requiem is a modern masterpiece that reconciles the sound and sensibility of his countrys ancient musical traditions with those of Western practices and the Latin Requiem text. Also included on the program are two major works by Northwest composers: Bern Herbolsheimers Stabat Mater for soprano soloist, choir, string quartet, and oboe and The King of Glory by Opus 7s Composer-In-Residence, John Muehleisen, featuring special guests Jubilate! (St. James Cathedrals young womens ensemble). Loren Pontén conducts this annual concert of music for the season of Lent. www.opus7.org.


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