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Defiant Requiem

December 3, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Belk Theater, Robinson Hall

Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín is a powerful concert-drama that commemorates the remarkable story of courageous Jewish prisoners who performed the Verdi Requiem in the Terezín (Theresienstadt) concentration camp during the Holocaust. Performed by the University Chorale, Sine Nomine, and esteemed guest artists, under the direction of Murry SidlinDefiant Requiem combines Verdi’s magnificent music with video testimony from Terezín survivors and segments of the Nazi propaganda film made at the camp in 1944. For more information about the program, please click here.

Christina Pier, soprano
Victoria Livengood, alto
Brian Cheney, tenor 
Carl DuPont, bass-baritone 
Arlene Shrut, pianist  

Randy Haldeman, Director of Choirs, UNC Charlotte
Dareion Malone, Artistic Director, Sine Nomine

This performance is presented in partnership with the Defiant Requiem Foundation and the Steinway Piano Gallery-Charlotte. On November 16, the College will present a free screening of the award-winning feature-length film, Defiant Requiem - The Documentary, at UNC Charlotte Center City.

Tickets to the concert are $10 and $8 (students, seniors, active military and veterans, and UNC Charlotte faculty, staff, and alumni).

Defiant Requiem