UW-Green Bay Music and The Civic Symphony of Green Bay, perform Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem

Green Bay, Wis. — University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music is collaborating with the Civic Symphony of Green Bay to perform Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem, a work for four soloists, double choir and orchestra, on April 15, 2018 at 3 p.m. in Cofrin Family Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. This performance will feature approximately 200 singers. The one-time afternoon performance will be a “first” for the Civic Symphony on the Weidner Center stage and will be the final concert of the Orchestra’s 23rd season. Show time is April 15 at 3 p.m. Tickets and more information, here.

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Randall Meder (Music) is Chorus Master for the concert and is coordinating the choirs from UW-Green Bay, Dudley Birder Chorale, the Green Bay Choral Artists, UW-Marinette, St. Norbert College and Silver Lake College. The Civic Symphony of Green Bay will be conducted by Seong-Kyung Graham and soloists are UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Courtney Sherman (Music), soprano; Katherine Donner, mezzo-soprano; Jesse Donner, tenor and Christopher Besch, bass-baritone.

The theme of the concert is “New Site, New Sound,” as the afternoon performance will be a “first” for the Civic Symphony on the Weidner Center stage, who until now have performed at the Meyer Theatre in downtown Green Bay.

Established in 1995, the Civic Symphony of Green Bay is an all-volunteer orchestra composed of professional musicians and amateurs from all walks of life and from many communities of Northeastern Wisconsin. For more information about the Civic Symphony of Green Bay visit: http://www.gbcivic.org.

Tickets: Adult, advance $20; Adult, at the door $23; Senior $15; Student $10; or family of 4, $50

Purchase Tickets: in person at the University Ticketing & Information Center. Call 920-465-2400 or Ticket Star 920-494-3401 or online at WeidnerCenter.com and gbcivic.org or at the Weidner Center Box Office 90 minutes prior to the performance.

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