The original ‘German’

Brahms’ beloved Requiem gets four-handed treatment in Westwood


Two choirs, two pianists, two soloists and two conductors — no ark required.  Sunday’s forthcoming performance of ‘A German Requiem‘ by Johannes Brahms will not soon be forgotten.  With the combined forces of the UCLA community’s University Campus Choir and the Chancel Choir from Westwood United Methodist Church, conductors Alex Ruggieri and Gregory Norton will direct one of the most moving masterworks in the choral repertoire, accompanied by the pianistic artistry of Haesung Park and Peter Fennema.  The concert features vocal soloists Lucine Marukyan (soprano) and Edward Levy (bass), and will offer an opportunity to experience the composer’s own, rarely-heard arrangement for piano duet.  The concert is free, including secure, covered parking in the structure next to the church (below Belmont Village).  

Johannes Brahms’

A German Requiem  

One performance only:

Sunday, June 10, 2012 – 4pm

Westwood United Methodist Church

10497 Wilshire Blvd (at Warner)
Los Angeles
Parking entrance is East of the church:
enter Westbound from Beverly Glen

Free admission / Voluntary offering


 Event Listing     Church website

Originally published in Next 7 — Vocal events through 6/14/12

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