The twenty second of June 1941 is one of the saddest dates in our history, the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. On this day, we mourn those who at the cost of their lives fulfilled their holy duty, standing up for the defense of the Motherland.
On the Day of Memory and Grief national flags are lowered, and we, descendants of a great generation of people who managed to defend the country thanks to their courage and heroism, pay tribute to the heroes who have made an unprecedented feat.
On June 22, Requiem V.A. will sound in the Chamber Hall of the House of Music. Mozart - one of the greatest creations of human genius. Its depth, drama and sublimity, piercing brightness and moving images for more than two centuries, do not leave anyone indifferent. The Requiem is written in the canonical Latin text of the requiem mass (Requiem aeternam - “Eternal Peace”) and consists of 12 parts, their content is a prayer for peace, salvation of the soul and a picture of the Last Judgment. As you know, death caught Mozart while working on the Requiem, the remaining parts after Lacrimosa - the famous lyric center of the work - were written down by Zusmayr.
In the House of Music, the Requiem will be performed by the AV Academic Russian State Choir. Sveshnikov running Alexander Toplov.