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Fauré Requiem

June 12 and 13, 2009
Fauré’s masterpiece for choir and orchestra. Soloists for this performance were Kiera Duffy (soprano) and Douglas Millar (baritone).

Also on the program was Four Partsongs (Gesänge) For Women’s Chorus With Two Horns And Harp (Opus 17) by Johannes Brahms and the world premiere of a setting of Walt Whitman’s One Hour to Madness and Joy for choir and strings, by the MCE’s director, Thomas Cunningham.